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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 71 59
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.88% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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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
36 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.40% 8.38% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 24
Average daily rate £300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £213 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 £27.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -62.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) SSCP
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
1 2 (50.00%) F5