The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 79 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.40% 0.30% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.82% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
131 112 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.36% 11.36% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 24
Average daily rate £276 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.26% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £9.68 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £40.00 £18.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
PCI DSS
South East

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 22 July 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 +3 5 - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Data Security
2 5 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Security
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco