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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 81 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 46 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.20% 4.57% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 2
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£450 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
217 175 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.13% 6.75% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 78 71
Average daily rate £375 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £180 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% +28.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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 17 December 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
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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
Slough +1 11 £450 +50.00%
Reading +22 2 £475 +13.09%
Newbury - 2 £438 - 3
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
Maidenhead - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 39 (55.71%) Telecoms
2 35 (50.00%) CISSP
3 27 (38.57%) Cisco
3 27 (38.57%) Firewall
4 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 24 (34.29%) OSPF
6 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (28.57%) VPN
7 20 (28.57%) IPsec
8 19 (27.14%) Network Security
9 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (25.71%) CCNP
10 17 (24.29%) Information Security
11 16 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (21.43%) eTOM
12 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
12 15 (21.43%) RIP
12 15 (21.43%) ITIL
12 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 14 (20.00%) F5
14 13 (18.57%) Windows
14 13 (18.57%) SSL
14 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
14 13 (18.57%) Internet
15 12 (17.14%) CCSP
15 12 (17.14%) SecurID
15 12 (17.14%) Degree
15 12 (17.14%) Tufin
15 12 (17.14%) Cisco PIX

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall
2 24 (34.29%) OSPF
3 20 (28.57%) VPN
3 20 (28.57%) IPsec
4 19 (27.14%) Network Security
5 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (21.43%) RIP
7 13 (18.57%) SSL
7 13 (18.57%) Internet
8 12 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (15.71%) MPLS
10 9 (12.86%) BGP
11 7 (10.00%) SNMP
11 7 (10.00%) LAN
11 7 (10.00%) VoIP
11 7 (10.00%) FWSM
12 6 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (8.57%) WLAN
12 6 (8.57%) Wireless
13 5 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 39 (55.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Publishing
2 5 (7.14%) Turkish Language
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Analyst
1 12 (17.14%) Design Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 10 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Network Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Information Specialist
7 6 (8.57%) IP Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Information Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Support Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) SecurID
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) PKI
4 3 (4.29%) IVR
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Information Security
2 16 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (21.43%) eTOM
3 15 (21.43%) ITIL
4 9 (12.86%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.00%) Validation
6 7 (10.00%) Network Management
6 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.14%) ERP
9 4 (5.71%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.29%) Network Design
10 3 (4.29%) Project Management
10 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.86%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) C#
1 5 (7.14%) Java
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
1 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) CISSP
2 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.71%) CCNP
5 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.14%) CCSP
6 12 (17.14%) Degree
7 11 (15.71%) CCIE
8 10 (14.29%) CISM
9 8 (11.43%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (11.43%) CCDP
10 7 (10.00%) CISA
11 5 (7.14%) CRISC
12 3 (4.29%) PMP
12 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
12 3 (4.29%) BC Cleared
12 3 (4.29%) MAPM
13 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco
2 25 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
4 14 (20.00%) F5
5 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.14%) Tufin
6 12 (17.14%) AlgoSec
7 8 (11.43%) Juniper
8 6 (8.57%) Radware
8 6 (8.57%) CA
8 6 (8.57%) Nokia
8 6 (8.57%) Redback
9 4 (5.71%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.86%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) BT
11 1 (1.43%) VMware
11 1 (1.43%) CODA
11 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.43%) Remedy
Newbury, Berkshire
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