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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 124 155 192
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +37
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 35 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.45% 2.36% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 13
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
PCI DSS
London

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
335 339 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.38% 9.89% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 229 413
Median daily rate £500 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £46.50 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.87% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.19 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £139.30 £50.00 £42.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 32 (41.56%) Ansible
3 27 (35.06%) DevOps
4 26 (33.77%) High Availability
5 25 (32.47%) Puppet
5 25 (32.47%) Migration
5 25 (32.47%) Firewall
6 23 (29.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (28.57%) Python
8 20 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (25.97%) Data Migration
8 20 (25.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (25.97%) Continuous Deployment
9 18 (23.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (19.48%) Linux
11 13 (16.88%) DNS
11 13 (16.88%) Cisco
11 13 (16.88%) Information Security
12 12 (15.58%) VMware
12 12 (15.58%) ITIL
12 12 (15.58%) SQL
12 12 (15.58%) Unix
12 12 (15.58%) Windows
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.29%) CISSP
13 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 11 (14.29%) Project Management
14 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
14 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) IIS
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Relativity
1 2 (2.60%) Ringtail
1 2 (2.60%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (25.97%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 4 (5.19%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) Firewall
2 13 (16.88%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) Network Security
3 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.69%) SSL
5 7 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (9.09%) DHCP
5 7 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (7.79%) LAN
6 6 (7.79%) WAAS
6 6 (7.79%) WAN
6 6 (7.79%) Wireless
6 6 (7.79%) Wireshark
7 5 (6.49%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.19%) MPLS
9 3 (3.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.60%) Ingres
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
3 9 (11.69%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) AWS DevOps
1 20 (25.97%) AWS Engineer
1 20 (25.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Security Officer
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Architect
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.60%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Unix
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) SUSE
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) DevOps
2 26 (33.77%) High Availability
3 25 (32.47%) Migration
4 23 (29.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (25.97%) Continuous Deployment
5 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.97%) Data Migration
6 13 (16.88%) Information Security
7 12 (15.58%) ITIL
8 11 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 7 (9.09%) SIEM
10 6 (7.79%) Change Management
10 6 (7.79%) Information Security Management
10 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.79%) Security Management
10 6 (7.79%) Service Management
11 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Python
2 12 (15.58%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.60%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) Korn
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) CISSP
2 7 (9.09%) CISM
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) CISA
3 6 (7.79%) GSEC
4 3 (3.90%) CCNP
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) CRISC
5 1 (1.30%) GIAC
5 1 (1.30%) ISACA
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.39%) COBIT
3 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.90%) ISO27002
4 3 (3.90%) QA
5 2 (2.60%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) DFS Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) iptables
4 1 (1.30%) SRDF
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (41.56%) Ansible
2 25 (32.47%) Puppet
3 10 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.49%) vRealize
5 4 (5.19%) Control-M
5 4 (5.19%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) EnCase
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco
2 12 (15.58%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 9 (11.69%) F5
4 9 (11.69%) HP
4 9 (11.69%) Juniper
5 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.39%) Palo Alto
6 7 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.09%) FireEye
6 7 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 7 (9.09%) TippingPoint
6 7 (9.09%) Tufin
7 6 (7.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (7.79%) Aruba
7 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
7 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.79%) Splunk
7 6 (7.79%) Symantec
City, London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago