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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 116 118 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.64% 6.90% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Median daily rate £425 £459 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +53.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £290 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £539 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
227 232 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.21% 8.38% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 125 139
Median daily rate £413 £336 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.67% -11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 32
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £20.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.07 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £425 +30.76%
Hertfordshire +11 2 £400 +45.45% 2
Bedfordshire -8 2 £525 +12.29%
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (80.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Network Security
3 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (44.00%) Cryptography
4 11 (44.00%) Legal
5 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
6 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) People Management
8 5 (20.00%) CISSP
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) Windows
10 3 (12.00%) CISM
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (12.00%) IaaS
10 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (12.00%) SaaS
10 3 (12.00%) PaaS
11 2 (8.00%) CSSLP
11 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (8.00%) PCI QSA
11 2 (8.00%) ISSAP

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (44.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Architect
1 14 (56.00%) Security Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Information Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.00%) SIEM
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) AWK
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (8.00%) ISSAP
3 2 (8.00%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Aruba
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) F5
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Meraki