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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 119 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 17 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.23% 7.34% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 18
Average daily rate
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£413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £378 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £456 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
235 177 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.31% 7.29% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 108 124
Average daily rate £390 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £217 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+25.62% -7.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Bedfordshire -11 9 £675 +73.07%
Hertfordshire -3 6 £327 -16.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £373 +14.61% 1
Essex - - - - 1
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 10 (27.78%) Information Security
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) CISSP
5 5 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Data Security
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Legal
6 4 (11.11%) CISM
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) SMS
7 3 (8.33%) C
7 3 (8.33%) MS Office
7 3 (8.33%) Windows
7 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) SMS
3 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Writer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.56%) C Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) IVR
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) EMV
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Information Security
2 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.89%) Data Security
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Database Security
5 3 (8.33%) SABSA
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.33%) ISSAP
4 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PMP
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
2 2 (5.56%) F5
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Sophos
2 2 (5.56%) Sun
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) CA
3 1 (2.78%) Sage