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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.45% 8.78% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Median daily rate £500 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £378 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £506 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
186 319 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.41% 12.57% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 171 114
Median daily rate £430 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 3
Median hourly rate £25.17 £45.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.09 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £53.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 3 £500 +28.20%
Bracknell +5 3 - -
Windsor - 2 - -
Slough +9 1 £500 +66.38% 1
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 8 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (28.57%) Android Development
3 8 (28.57%) Android
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) CISM
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (21.43%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) SoftLayer
6 5 (17.86%) Ansible
6 5 (17.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (17.86%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (17.86%) FlexPod
6 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
6 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (17.86%) Puppet

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (17.86%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (17.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
2 4 (14.29%) VSAN
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Star Schema
2 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) AppScan
2 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.57%) GDB
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Xamarin Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Android Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) SAML
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) FlexPod
2 5 (17.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) CESG
3 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Android Development
2 8 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Demand Management
5 4 (14.29%) eTOM
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Presales
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Secure Coding
6 3 (10.71%) Service Design
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) CISM
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) CCSP
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (14.29%) CISA
5 4 (14.29%) SANS
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) VCDX
6 2 (7.14%) GCFA
6 2 (7.14%) GCIH
6 2 (7.14%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCNP
7 1 (3.57%) GPEN
7 1 (3.57%) GWAPT
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) OSCE
7 1 (3.57%) OSCP
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT
3 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (14.29%) SLA
4 3 (10.71%) HIPAA
4 3 (10.71%) ISO22301
5 1 (3.57%) GDPR
5 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) vCloud
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) vRealize
2 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.57%) Core Impact
2 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.57%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.57%) Nmap
2 1 (3.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix
1 8 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 5 (17.86%) Nimsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) VMware