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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 37 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.61% 3.83% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.41% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £525 £468 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
27 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.23% 9.95% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 14
Median daily rate £345 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £370 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £30.04 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.91% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.21 £22.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.86 £40.45 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

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 4 May 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 -8 2 £525 -4.54% 1
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (47.37%) Legal
5 8 (42.11%) Cryptography
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (26.32%) CISSP
7 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
8 4 (21.05%) SIEM
8 4 (21.05%) People Management
8 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (15.79%) CISM
10 2 (10.53%) Firewall
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
10 2 (10.53%) Security Management
10 2 (10.53%) CRM
10 2 (10.53%) Internet
10 2 (10.53%) LAN
10 2 (10.53%) WAN
10 2 (10.53%) Retail
10 2 (10.53%) Nessus
10 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
10 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (10.53%) CSSLP
10 2 (10.53%) F5

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (47.37%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Information Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Security Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Compliance Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Cryptography
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) People Management
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CSSLP
3 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
3 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco