The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 105 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 22 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.75% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.63% 6.88% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Average daily rate £588 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £247 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
PCI DSS
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
255 276 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.62% 10.84% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 166 128
Average daily rate £418 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% +82.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £13.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £45.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +14 17 £575 +3.60% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £250 - 3
Hertfordshire +8 2 £625 +183.44%
Essex -5 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (63.64%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security
3 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
4 12 (36.36%) Legal
5 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
8 7 (21.21%) SIEM
8 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) CISSP
9 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 5 (15.15%) People Management
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) Security Management
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.12%) Change Management
11 4 (12.12%) WAN
11 4 (12.12%) Cisco
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) LAN
11 4 (12.12%) Retail
11 4 (12.12%) SaaS
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 3 (9.09%) F5
12 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Legal
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Architect
2 14 (42.42%) Security Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Information Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) People Management
6 5 (15.15%) Security Management
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) PCI QSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CSSLP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.09%) F5
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto