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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 184 209 215
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 14 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 3.55% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 12
Average daily rate
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£538 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £429 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £835 £545 £450
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
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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
455 592 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.87% 8.04% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 440 563
Average daily rate £472 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +18.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £67.50 £50.01
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) CCIE
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (18.52%) CISM
5 4 (14.81%) JNCIP
5 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
5 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) ISACA
6 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.70%) Junos
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) Extranet
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) IPv4
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) XPEDITER
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) ISPF
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
2 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
1 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Logistics
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) COBOL
1 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCIE
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) JNCIP
3 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCSA
4 3 (11.11%) CCSE
4 3 (11.11%) ISACA
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CRISC
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
6 1 (3.70%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
1 1 (3.70%) CA Endevor
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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