The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 87 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.51% 1.01% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£419 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
171 99 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.09% 9.38% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 53 26
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £279 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.93% +50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Milton Keynes -9 5 £419 - 1
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (80.00%) Data Security
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Banking

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Data Security
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001