The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 30 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.78% 1.18% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£550 £470 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% +44.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.30% 7.09% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £440 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £267 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £535 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £17.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Basingstoke region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) Snort
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Legal

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
1 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
1 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft