The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 175 185 174
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.89% 2.99% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 15
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£513 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £590 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
380 535 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.66% 8.95% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 401 323
Average daily rate £445 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.74 £16.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £23.74 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the City of London region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (28.57%) Retail
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (14.29%) Websense
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Spanish Language
4 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (10.71%) IPsec
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Junos

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) IPsec
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
5 2 (7.14%) Junos
5 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) IMAP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) SNMP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) XPEDITER
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Spanish Language
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
1 1 (3.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.57%) RMADS
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Information Security
1 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) ISMS
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) COBOL
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) CEH
3 1 (3.57%) GSEC
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
3 1 (3.57%) GIAC
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
1 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Websense
2 3 (10.71%) Juniper
2 3 (10.71%) F5
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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