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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 65 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.88% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.19% 7.86% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £538 £313 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -73.88%
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
113 140 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.28% 11.23% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 89
Median daily rate £438 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £10.31 £23.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.61% +82.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £15.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £31.75 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 5 £538 +65.38%
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) GIAC
4 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
4 5 (41.67%) CLAS
4 5 (41.67%) SANS
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) OWASP
6 3 (25.00%) Postfix
6 3 (25.00%) LAMP
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Debian
6 3 (25.00%) VMware

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Debian
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
2 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Security Patching
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) BCP
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CLAS
2 5 (41.67%) GIAC
2 5 (41.67%) SANS
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Postfix
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) VMware