The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 115 104 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 14 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.97% 8.50% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
201 200 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.04% 8.14% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 82
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.68 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -20.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 7 £280 -41.05%
Slough +12 5 £450 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (57.69%) F5
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SCCM
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) CISSP
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (30.77%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
6 7 (26.92%) MS Office
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 7 (26.92%) Use Case
7 6 (23.08%) Network Management
7 6 (23.08%) FWSM
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
7 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 6 (23.08%) IPsec
7 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Juniper
7 6 (23.08%) MPLS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) FWSM
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 6 (23.08%) IPsec
4 6 (23.08%) MPLS
4 6 (23.08%) OSPF
4 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) SNMP
5 4 (15.38%) SSL
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IP Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Server Support
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) CRM Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Use Case
2 6 (23.08%) Network Management
2 6 (23.08%) UML
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Data Security
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Mapping
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) ISMS
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCIE
2 6 (23.08%) CCSP
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
2 6 (23.08%) CCDP
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) ISA Server
3 5 (19.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
3 5 (19.23%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) F5
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
3 6 (23.08%) McAfee
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Websense
4 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
Berkshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago