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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 29 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.14% - 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£468 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.07% 6.22% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £339 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.84% +15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £502 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 9 £468 -
Luton - 3 £550 - 1
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 15 (65.22%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 4 (17.39%) CISM
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) GIAC
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) PCI QSA
7 3 (13.04%) CRISC
8 2 (8.70%) WSUS
8 2 (8.70%) SIEM
8 2 (8.70%) SSCP
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Data Security
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) CEH
8 2 (8.70%) CISMP
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) EPoS
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
9 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
General
1 15 (65.22%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Payments Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
1 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) OWASP
7 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) GIAC
3 3 (13.04%) PCI QSA
3 3 (13.04%) CRISC
4 2 (8.70%) SSCP
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) CISMP
5 1 (4.35%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft