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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 69 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.72% 1.33% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £424 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% +29.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
106 75 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.41% 8.70% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 40
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware