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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 34 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.56% 1.32% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 18.75% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£375 £470 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +44.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.13% 7.02% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £440 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +53.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £361 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 29 January 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Security
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) SIEM
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) COSO
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (9.09%) COBIT
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) GPG13

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) Cyber Security
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) GCIA
2 1 (9.09%) GCIH
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COSO
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) GPG13
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Websense