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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 112 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.77% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.25% 7.87% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 23
Median daily rate £575 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £380 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £570 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
192 254 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.42% 9.72% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 118 194
Median daily rate £355 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £223 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire 0 6 £650 +36.84% 5
Bedfordshire -9 4 £525 +16.66% 7
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £575 -
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 23 (57.50%) Firewall
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.00%) CISSP
5 14 (35.00%) SIEM
5 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (30.00%) VMware
7 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (27.50%) Juniper
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
9 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 10 (25.00%) Citrix
9 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (25.00%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) MPLS
10 9 (22.50%) LAN
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) CCNP
10 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
11 8 (20.00%) Splunk

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 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.00%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) LAN
6 9 (22.50%) MPLS
6 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
7 8 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (17.50%) tcpdump
8 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.00%) BGP
9 6 (15.00%) OSPF
10 5 (12.50%) Wireless
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
12 3 (7.50%) HSRP
12 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 9 (22.50%) Technical Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) VMware Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Network Technical Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Security Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) EMV
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Solaris
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 14 (35.00%) SIEM
2 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
4 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) Network Management
6 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.00%) SABSA
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) OWASP
8 3 (7.50%) Process Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CISSP
3 9 (22.50%) CCNP
4 7 (17.50%) MCITP
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (15.00%) CISM
5 6 (15.00%) MCSE
6 5 (12.50%) CISA
7 3 (7.50%) CCDE
7 3 (7.50%) CCIE
7 3 (7.50%) CCNA
7 3 (7.50%) GIAC
7 3 (7.50%) GISP
7 3 (7.50%) IISP
7 3 (7.50%) VCAP
7 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) MCTS
8 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Nessus
2 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Simpana
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Juniper
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 8 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 8 (20.00%) LogLogic
5 8 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) Splunk
6 7 (17.50%) F5
7 6 (15.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle
7 6 (15.00%) Tripwire
8 4 (10.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.50%) CommVault
9 3 (7.50%) Meru Networks
10 2 (5.00%) Intel