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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 117 105 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +37
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.86% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 10.85% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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
227 212 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.94% 7.93% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 100 152
Average daily rate £406 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 21
Average hourly rate £21.75 £35.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £17.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.07 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £425 +13.33%
Bedfordshire -13 2 £525 +12.29% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 - 4
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (68.97%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) Network Security
3 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (37.93%) Cryptography
4 11 (37.93%) Legal
5 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
6 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) People Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) CISSP
9 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) SIEM
10 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.34%) SaaS
10 3 (10.34%) PaaS
10 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
10 3 (10.34%) IaaS
10 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) CISM
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) IaaS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) 4G
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) LTE
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.45%) WLAN
General
1 11 (37.93%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Architect
1 14 (48.28%) Security Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Information Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Compliance Officer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Cryptography
2 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Information Security
2 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.90%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CSSLP
3 2 (6.90%) ISSAP
3 2 (6.90%) PCI QSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) Aruba
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Meraki
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