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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 187 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 9 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 4.60% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 13
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£700 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £365 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £560 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
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
428 565 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.66% 8.50% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 431 374
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 £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £44.16 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +42.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £22.55 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £52.82 £117.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) CISSP
5 4 (15.38%) IPsec
5 4 (15.38%) Spanish Language
6 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
6 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
6 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Legal
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) Junos
6 3 (11.54%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (7.69%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) CICS
1 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.85%) Jetty
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
4 3 (11.54%) Junos
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.85%) Extranet
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) IPv4
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) XPEDITER
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Spanish Language
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Director
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Security
5 1 (3.85%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ISPF
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) RMADS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Debian
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
1 5 (19.23%) Information Security
1 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
2 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Market Research
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) COBOL
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) JCL
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
2 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
2 3 (11.54%) CCIE
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) GSEC
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) CRISC
4 1 (3.85%) ISACA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) CA Endevor
1 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.85%) Cacti
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Juniper
1 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
1 3 (11.54%) F5
2 2 (7.69%) Websense
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
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