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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 170 191 171
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.98% 1.54% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
377 518 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.62% 9.10% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 346 322
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £90.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) Network Security
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) Websense
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 2 (8.33%) Subversion
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
7 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.17%) Jetty
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
4 1 (4.17%) Junos
4 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Support
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Director
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Author
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (4.17%) RMADS
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) ISMS
4 1 (4.17%) User Stories
4 1 (4.17%) Database Security
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.17%) VCP4
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Websense
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
2 2 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
3 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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