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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 154 195 189
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.48% 3.62% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Median daily rate £550 £500 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
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
345 580 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.14% 9.80% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 449 398
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £639 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £14.60 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 4 (22.22%) Ansible
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) CISM

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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) ADSL
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DWDM
4 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) ICMP
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
4 1 (5.56%) ISDN
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) French Language
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
2 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 2 (11.11%) Polish Language
2 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
1 4 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) EMC Centera
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Korn
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
2 2 (11.11%) CISMP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) SRDF
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) F5
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) NetApp
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.56%) Brocade
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) WorldPay
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