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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 29 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.48% 2.56% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 54.55% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £350 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £498 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
PCI DSS
Hampshire

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
20 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.26% 4.70% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £169 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £82.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (66.67%) Security Management
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) SSH
4 6 (50.00%) PKI
4 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Line Management
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) RSA Security Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) SAS 70
5 5 (41.67%) SIEM
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) SSH
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Continuity Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) AS400
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
1 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (66.67%) Security Management
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Line Management
4 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (41.67%) Document Management
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Network Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE
5 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) SIEM
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) GCIA
3 5 (41.67%) GCIH
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) COBIT
1 5 (41.67%) COSO
1 5 (41.67%) SAS 70
2 4 (33.33%) ISO27002
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle