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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 124 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.69% 6.97% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
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£396 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
217 201 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.54% 7.05% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £202 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £21.55 £13.00 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.76% +11.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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
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 21 April 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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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 -4 4 £488 +74.10% 2
Slough -4 1 £443 -1.66% 3
Newbury - 1 £350 - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 34 (75.56%) Telecoms
2 26 (57.78%) CISSP
3 22 (48.89%) Cisco
4 21 (46.67%) Firewall
5 20 (44.44%) IPsec
5 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 20 (44.44%) OSPF
5 20 (44.44%) VPN
5 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (42.22%) RIP
7 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
8 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (35.56%) Degree
8 16 (35.56%) Network Security
8 16 (35.56%) F5
9 15 (33.33%) AlgoSec
9 15 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (33.33%) SecurID
9 15 (33.33%) eTOM
9 15 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 15 (33.33%) Tufin
9 15 (33.33%) SSL
9 15 (33.33%) CCNP
9 15 (33.33%) ITIL
9 15 (33.33%) Internet
10 12 (26.67%) LAN
11 11 (24.44%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (24.44%) WLAN

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) IPsec
2 20 (44.44%) OSPF
2 20 (44.44%) VPN
3 19 (42.22%) RIP
4 16 (35.56%) Network Security
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (33.33%) SSL
5 15 (33.33%) Internet
6 12 (26.67%) LAN
7 11 (24.44%) WLAN
7 11 (24.44%) Wireless
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 6 (13.33%) MPLS
9 5 (11.11%) VoIP
9 5 (11.11%) SNMP
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.11%) FWSM
10 4 (8.89%) VLAN
General
1 34 (75.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Publishing
3 3 (6.67%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Design Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) IP Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Security Specialist
5 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Information Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) SecurID
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
1 15 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 15 (33.33%) eTOM
2 11 (24.44%) Validation
3 10 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (17.78%) Information Security
5 5 (11.11%) Network Management
5 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C#
1 3 (6.67%) Java
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
1 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) CISSP
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (13.33%) CISM
7 5 (11.11%) CCDP
7 5 (11.11%) CCIE
7 5 (11.11%) CCSP
7 5 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (8.89%) CISA
9 3 (6.67%) CRISC
10 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) MAPM
10 2 (4.44%) PMP
10 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
11 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) F5
5 15 (33.33%) AlgoSec
5 15 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 15 (33.33%) Tufin
6 11 (24.44%) CA
7 5 (11.11%) Nokia
7 5 (11.11%) Radware
7 5 (11.11%) Redback
7 5 (11.11%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Software AG
9 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
9 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.22%) BT
9 1 (2.22%) VMware
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago