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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 126 166 189
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +23
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 45 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.75% 4.72% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 14
Median daily rate £463 £519 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
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
353 445 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.34% 9.45% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 324 387
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Firewall
3 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (28.57%) Information Security
5 15 (26.79%) Ansible
6 14 (25.00%) Puppet
7 13 (23.21%) Migration
7 13 (23.21%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) Cisco
8 12 (21.43%) CISSP
8 12 (21.43%) ITIL
8 12 (21.43%) DNS
8 12 (21.43%) High Availability
9 11 (19.64%) VMware
10 10 (17.86%) Project Management
10 10 (17.86%) Windows
10 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (17.86%) DevOps
11 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (16.07%) Data Migration
11 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.07%) Python
11 9 (16.07%) CISM
11 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.29%) Unix

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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) Network Security
4 7 (12.50%) SSL
5 6 (10.71%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.93%) BIG-IP
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (8.93%) WAAS
6 5 (8.93%) Wireless
7 4 (7.14%) LAN
7 4 (7.14%) WAN
8 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.36%) MPLS
9 2 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) Ingres
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) French Language
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Polish Language
4 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) AWS DevOps
1 9 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
1 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Architect
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
5 4 (7.14%) Clustering
5 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) SUSE
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Information Security
2 13 (23.21%) Migration
3 12 (21.43%) High Availability
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) DevOps
4 10 (17.86%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Data Migration
5 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.71%) Security Management
7 6 (10.71%) Security Operations
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
7 6 (10.71%) SIEM
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Data Privacy
8 5 (8.93%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Korn
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) CISSP
2 9 (16.07%) CISM
3 6 (10.71%) CISA
3 6 (10.71%) GSEC
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) CCNP
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CISMP
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CRISC
7 1 (1.79%) GIAC
7 1 (1.79%) ISACA
7 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.50%) COBIT
3 3 (5.36%) ISO27002
3 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.57%) QA
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) iptables
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.79%) SRDF
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Ansible
2 14 (25.00%) Puppet
3 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.93%) vRealize
5 3 (5.36%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Control-M
6 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) F5
3 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 7 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.71%) Juniper
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (8.93%) Aruba
5 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
5 5 (8.93%) FireEye
5 5 (8.93%) Radianz
5 5 (8.93%) Riverbed
5 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.93%) TippingPoint
5 5 (8.93%) Tufin
6 4 (7.14%) Intel
6 4 (7.14%) LogLogic
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