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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 133 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.15% 7.66% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate
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£469 £450 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £443 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
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
241 248 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.70% 7.84% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 120 91
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £14.85 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% +12.85%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 7 £475 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £425 -24.44% 3
PCI DSS
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Retail
2 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) CISM
5 6 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) COBIT
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX
8 2 (8.33%) Apache
8 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
General
1 14 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Payments Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
1 6 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) SSCP
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISACA
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint