The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 62 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.70% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.70% 8.89% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£455 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £156 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £402 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
PCI DSS
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
69 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.09% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 38
Average daily rate £313 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £127 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Cambridge -9 5 £460 +15.00%
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) J2SE
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Sun