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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / East of England
Rank 119 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.80% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.29% 7.04% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 26
Median daily rate £450 £600 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
233 270 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.71% 11.41% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 158 193
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.05% +102.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.27 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £62.50 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -3 8 £450 -26.53%
Suffolk - 2 £525 -
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 19 (79.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (45.83%) CISSP
3 10 (41.67%) SIEM
4 9 (37.50%) CISA
4 9 (37.50%) CISM
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
5 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (29.17%) GDPR
6 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (25.00%) GIAC
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.67%) SABSA
8 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 3 (12.50%) SANS
9 3 (12.50%) IISP
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 3 (12.50%) Process Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.50%) MPLS
3 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.17%) HSRP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) SIEM
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) SABSA
7 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) OWASP
7 3 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) CISA
2 9 (37.50%) CISM
3 6 (25.00%) GIAC
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) GISP
5 3 (12.50%) IISP
5 3 (12.50%) SANS
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCDE
7 1 (4.17%) CCIE
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) CRISC
7 1 (4.17%) ISEB
7 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.17%) VCAP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) GDPR
3 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) Citrix
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) CommVault
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) LogLogic
3 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) Tripwire