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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 131 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.06% 5.14% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £176 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £402 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
264 175 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.67% 7.37% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 106
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 31
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.14 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £405 +15.71% 1
Bedfordshire -20 4 £450 - 3
Essex 0 2 - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) CCNP
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) CCSE
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) C
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) CCSA
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
4 2 (9.09%) Sophos

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) C Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) EMV
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNP
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) CCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
3 2 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) AppSense
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) CA
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