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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 186 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.91% 2.35% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
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£488 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £363 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
446 554 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.19% 9.29% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 407 444
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -87.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security
3 6 (21.43%) SIEM
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) Websense
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) SSL
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.71%) Puppet
6 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) IMAP
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Support
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Author
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Database Security
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Go
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
1 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PMP
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CRISC
3 1 (3.57%) ISACA
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) BS7799
3 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Websense
2 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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