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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 64 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.84% 0.83% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.29% 7.08% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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
96 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.54% 11.67% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 54
Median daily rate £475 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £14.20 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £14.20 £23.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +5 6 £525 +10.52% 2
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) GIAC
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (50.00%) CLAS
4 5 (50.00%) SANS
4 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (40.00%) OWASP
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) CISM
6 3 (30.00%) ISMS
7 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
7 2 (20.00%) ISACA
7 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (20.00%) IISP

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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Security Advisor
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) OWASP
5 3 (30.00%) ISMS
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CLAS
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) SANS
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) IISP
4 2 (20.00%) ISACA
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) FedRAMP
2 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco