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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 81 79
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.80% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
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
119 184 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.42% 13.34% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 85
Median daily rate £430 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £196 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £12.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £39.12 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Postfix
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Debian
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

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 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (28.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Debian
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Postfix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) VMware