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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 103 92 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 20 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.47% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.62% 16.74% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £303 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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
232 221 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.05% 8.80% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 74
Average daily rate £386 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -33.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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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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
Reading -4 6 £450 +76.47%
Slough -3 2 £363 -19.44% 1
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) MS Project
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
6 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
6 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) OSPF
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.11%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (7.41%) SNMP
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (7.41%) FWSM
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
1 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (14.81%) SecurID
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Validation
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Database Security
4 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCTS
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCIE
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
5 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Nokia
6 2 (7.41%) Radware
6 2 (7.41%) Redback
6 2 (7.41%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) PayPal
7 1 (3.70%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Tufin
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Software AG
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