The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 26 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.30% 2.33% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 21.05% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Median daily rate £525 £483 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +15.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
PCI DSS
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.19% 11.05% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 30
Median daily rate £475 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 7 - -
Bedford - 4 - -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) Information Security
5 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (47.06%) Splunk
6 8 (47.06%) ArcSight
6 8 (47.06%) LogLogic
6 8 (47.06%) LogRhythm
6 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (47.06%) CISSP
6 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Nessus
7 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
7 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
7 7 (41.18%) Juniper
7 7 (41.18%) LAN
7 7 (41.18%) CCNP
7 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (41.18%) SIEM
7 7 (41.18%) Network Security
7 7 (41.18%) tcpdump
8 6 (35.29%) Network Management
8 6 (35.29%) F5
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) tcpdump
5 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
6 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.76%) HSRP
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Security Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (17.65%) Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (41.18%) SIEM
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) Network Management
5 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Internal Audit
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
4 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCDE
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) VCAP
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
3 8 (47.06%) ArcSight
3 8 (47.06%) LogLogic
3 8 (47.06%) LogRhythm
3 8 (47.06%) Splunk
4 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) F5
5 6 (35.29%) Tripwire
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) CommVault
7 2 (11.76%) Intel
7 2 (11.76%) Meru Networks