The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Consultant
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 1.19% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.23% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year +11.43% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 650 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.47% 96.73% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1403 1920
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 132
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Consultant in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (23.08%) OSCP
5 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
5 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Online Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (7.69%) Network Management
7 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CEH
3 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
3 3 (23.08%) OSCP
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat