The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 104 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 22 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 1.31% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.61% 14.29% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £458 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
PCI DSS
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
229 224 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.86% 9.14% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 87
Average daily rate £450 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -9.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Reading -2 5 £558 +118.62% 2
Slough -2 1 £363 -19.44%
Bracknell -6 1 £500 -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) McAfee
3 11 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (30.30%) Firewall
5 9 (27.27%) Network Security
6 8 (24.24%) F5
6 8 (24.24%) ArcSight
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) SIEM
9 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
9 5 (15.15%) MS Project
9 5 (15.15%) MS Office
9 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
9 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (15.15%) Qualys

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Project
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco ICM
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) SSL
6 3 (9.09%) HTTP
6 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.09%) SSH
6 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.06%) IPsec
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
8 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) 3G
8 1 (3.03%) RIP
8 1 (3.03%) DNS
8 1 (3.03%) 4G
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
1 5 (15.15%) Security Specialist
1 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Author
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.15%) SecurID
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Information Security
2 6 (18.18%) SIEM
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Validation
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Database Security
5 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) People Management
5 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCTS
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) CCSE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.03%) Nessus
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) McAfee
3 8 (24.24%) F5
3 8 (24.24%) ArcSight
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Qualys
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) Tripwire
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) PayPal
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) AlgoSec
9 1 (3.03%) Tufin
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday