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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 89 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 32 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.75% 5.24% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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
217 229 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.87% 8.92% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 85 93
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.78 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.08% -6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.60 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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
Slough - 5 £450 -
Reading +8 4 £255 -45.16% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £381 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Newbury +2 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Wokingham - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (43.55%) Cisco
1 27 (43.55%) Firewall
2 24 (38.71%) CISSP
3 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 21 (33.87%) OSPF
5 19 (30.65%) CCSP
5 19 (30.65%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (30.65%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (29.03%) CCIE
7 17 (27.42%) VPN
7 17 (27.42%) IPsec
8 16 (25.81%) BGP
9 15 (24.19%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (24.19%) CCDP
9 15 (24.19%) Juniper
10 14 (22.58%) CCNP
10 14 (22.58%) MPLS
10 14 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (20.97%) Network Management
11 13 (20.97%) FWSM
11 13 (20.97%) SNMP
11 13 (20.97%) VoIP
12 11 (17.74%) DNS
12 11 (17.74%) F5
13 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
14 9 (14.52%) Use Case
14 9 (14.52%) FortiGate
15 8 (12.90%) PCI QSA
15 8 (12.90%) Network Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) Firewall
2 21 (33.87%) OSPF
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco PIX
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (27.42%) IPsec
4 17 (27.42%) VPN
5 16 (25.81%) BGP
6 14 (22.58%) MPLS
7 13 (20.97%) FWSM
7 13 (20.97%) VoIP
7 13 (20.97%) SNMP
8 11 (17.74%) DNS
9 8 (12.90%) Network Security
10 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (11.29%) BIG-IP
11 6 (9.68%) RIP
12 4 (6.45%) DHCP
13 3 (4.84%) SSL
13 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Design Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) IP Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) CRM Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) SecurID
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (20.97%) Network Management
3 9 (14.52%) Use Case
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (12.90%) UML
4 8 (12.90%) CRM
5 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Demand Forecasting
6 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) eTOM
6 6 (9.68%) Information Security
7 5 (8.06%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) CISSP
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (30.65%) CCSP
4 18 (29.03%) CCIE
5 15 (24.19%) CCDP
5 15 (24.19%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (22.58%) CCNP
7 8 (12.90%) PCI QSA
8 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.45%) Degree
11 2 (3.23%) CISM
12 1 (1.61%) CRISC
12 1 (1.61%) MAPM
12 1 (1.61%) PMP
12 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Cisco
2 22 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 15 (24.19%) Juniper
4 11 (17.74%) F5
5 6 (9.68%) Nokia
5 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
5 6 (9.68%) Radware
5 6 (9.68%) Redback
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) AlgoSec
7 3 (4.84%) Tufin
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.61%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.61%) CODA
9 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
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