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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 1.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
25 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.70% 7.38% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 36
Median daily rate £375 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £271 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £605 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £15.77 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
3 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 5 (62.50%) iptables
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) OSSEC
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) Cobbler
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 5 (62.50%) Postfix
3 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) HP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) iptables
2 5 (62.50%) Postfix
2 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cobbler
1 5 (62.50%) OSSEC
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
1 5 (62.50%) Splunk
1 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
2 3 (37.50%) VMware