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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 109 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 18 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.32% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.27% 3.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
Median daily rate £380 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.59%
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% -
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
287 239 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.38% 8.54% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 122
Median daily rate £380 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +62.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 8 £380 -22.05% 1
Slough +13 3 £365 -17.51% 3
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) CISSP
1 17 (56.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (33.33%) CEH
4 10 (33.33%) GCIA
4 10 (33.33%) GCIH
4 10 (33.33%) Information Security
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) SIEM
5 9 (30.00%) Analytics
5 9 (30.00%) RSA Security Analytics
5 9 (30.00%) NetWitness
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) IBM
7 7 (23.33%) VMware
7 7 (23.33%) Qualys
8 6 (20.00%) CISA
8 6 (20.00%) CISM
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (16.67%) CA
9 5 (16.67%) NetApp
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL

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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 5 (16.67%) FCoE
3 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) FishEye
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Compliance Officer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) FlexPod Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Architect
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (16.67%) e-Health
2 5 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 4 (13.33%) iPad
4 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) CentOS
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) SUSE
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (30.00%) Analytics
3 9 (30.00%) SIEM
4 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.67%) ISMS
8 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
9 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CISSP
2 10 (33.33%) CEH
2 10 (33.33%) GCIA
2 10 (33.33%) GCIH
3 6 (20.00%) CISA
3 6 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (16.67%) NCDA
5 4 (13.33%) CRISC
6 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) Packer
2 3 (10.00%) RSA Archer
2 3 (10.00%) vRealize
3 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) NetWitness
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Qualys
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) CA
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.67%) FireEye
8 1 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft