The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA 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 QSA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
PCI QSA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
524 824 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 15.01% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 615 809
Median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.80 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
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 QSA across the City of London region.

PCI QSA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

PCI QSA
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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001