The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 68 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.39% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.99% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PCI DSS
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
67 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.83% 4.90% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 15
Average daily rate £375 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £584 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +6.34%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Bristol region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) AS400
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISSMP
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco