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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 131 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 16 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.08% 5.81% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
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£446 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £421 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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
226 172 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.52% 7.01% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 104 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.80 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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
Bedfordshire -13 8 £663 +70.96% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £415 +27.69%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £413 +5.76% 2
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (34.38%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) Information Security
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (18.75%) CISSP
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) CISM
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) Legal
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (9.38%) Database Security
7 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) SABSA
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.38%) CCNP
7 3 (9.38%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) SMS
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (34.38%) Retail
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) IVR
1 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) EMV
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Database Security
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) SABSA
4 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) People Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) CISM
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CCSE
3 3 (9.38%) ISSAP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
5 1 (3.13%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.25%) Sophos
3 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) F5
3 2 (6.25%) Sun
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Sage
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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