The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 183 207 212
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 1.97% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Average daily rate
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£501 £478 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% +27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £403 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £526 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £475
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
473 609 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.12% 8.57% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 457 509
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +50.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £61.40 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
PCI DSS
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
5 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
5 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) CISM
5 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) MCSA
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) CCSE
6 3 (14.29%) CCSA
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Junos
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.76%) Extranet
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) IPv4
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
1 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CISM
4 3 (14.29%) CCSA
4 3 (14.29%) CCSE
4 3 (14.29%) ISACA
4 3 (14.29%) MCSE
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PCI QSA
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCVP
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.76%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) F5
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