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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 35 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.82% 1.48% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.92% 13.89% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£521 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £397 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £453 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
48 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.31% 10.68% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 16
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +159.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 6 £493 +7.06%
Bedford - - - - 1
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.00%) COBIT
5 3 (15.00%) PCI QSA
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) ISSAP
5 3 (15.00%) CISM
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) CRISC
5 3 (15.00%) Database Security
5 3 (15.00%) SABSA
5 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) SSCP
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) CISMP
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Database Security
4 3 (15.00%) SABSA
4 3 (15.00%) People Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) PCI QSA
2 3 (15.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (15.00%) CRISC
3 2 (10.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) CISMP
3 2 (10.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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