The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 142 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +24
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.75% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.67% 9.34% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate £375 £363 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
225 182 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.15% 8.06% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 90 110
Average daily rate £375 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £168 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +87.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the East of England region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the East of England region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £345 +15.00% 1
Hertfordshire -16 2 £388 +1.30% 4
Bedfordshire -17 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
4 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.79%) WLAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
1 3 (15.79%) WLAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
1 5 (26.32%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ISMS
5 1 (5.26%) QMS
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) PDCA
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) AppSense
3 1 (5.26%) SAP