The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK / England
Rank 332 335 348
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 248 303 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.95% 6.55% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 189 135
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4170 4627 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.70% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2722 2930 2745
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 179 151
Median hourly rate £20.50 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.19% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the England region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in England

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the England region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in England

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +41 111 £500 - 17
South East +8 68 £500 +31.57% 8
Yorkshire +16 26 £450 +9.75% 3
South West +4 16 £456 +1.67% 4
North West +5 12 £475 -15.55% 7
East of England -12 8 £450 -23.40% 4
West Midlands -1 7 £463 +8.82% 13
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 211 (38.29%) Information Security
2 167 (30.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 166 (30.13%) Firewall
4 148 (26.86%) CISSP
5 139 (25.23%) Finance
6 92 (16.70%) CISM
7 91 (16.52%) Cisco
8 82 (14.88%) VMware
9 80 (14.52%) Windows
10 78 (14.16%) ITIL
11 76 (13.79%) Linux
11 76 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (12.89%) SIEM
13 69 (12.52%) Cybersecurity
14 68 (12.34%) Network Security
15 66 (11.98%) Data Centre
16 64 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
16 64 (11.62%) Management Information System
17 61 (11.07%) Microsoft
18 60 (10.89%) Degree
19 59 (10.71%) WAN
19 59 (10.71%) Security Operations
20 56 (10.16%) Security Cleared
21 55 (9.98%) Splunk
21 55 (9.98%) Puppet
21 55 (9.98%) Cisco Certification
22 54 (9.80%) DevOps
23 53 (9.62%) LAN
24 52 (9.44%) Active Directory
24 52 (9.44%) CISA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 36 (6.53%) Apache
2 23 (4.17%) JBoss
3 20 (3.63%) IIS
4 18 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.27%) Confluence
8 6 (1.09%) CMS
8 6 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.73%) ATG Dynamo
10 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.36%) CoreMedia CMS
12 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.36%) Jetty
12 2 (0.36%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (3.27%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.27%) MS Project
4 6 (1.09%) MS Office
5 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Relativity
3 2 (0.36%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.63%) Office 365
4 19 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.18%) Heroku
7 11 (2.00%) SaaS
8 9 (1.63%) GitHub
9 8 (1.45%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (1.09%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.73%) Akamai
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.73%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.18%) G Suite
12 1 (0.18%) PaaS
12 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 166 (30.13%) Firewall
2 68 (12.34%) Network Security
3 59 (10.71%) WAN
4 53 (9.62%) LAN
5 52 (9.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 49 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 45 (8.17%) DNS
8 34 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (5.44%) SSL
10 29 (5.26%) Internet
11 27 (4.90%) Wireless
12 26 (4.72%) MPLS
13 24 (4.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (4.17%) DHCP
15 20 (3.63%) VPN
16 16 (2.90%) HTTP
17 15 (2.72%) IPsec
18 14 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 13 (2.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 11 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.81%) MySQL
5 7 (1.27%) DB2
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.54%) Big Data
9 3 (0.54%) Ingres
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.54%) Redis
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.54%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.54%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.54%) JIRA
4 13 (2.36%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.81%) Subversion
6 8 (1.45%) Maven
7 6 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.73%) Selenium
10 3 (0.54%) Ant
10 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.54%) Gradle
10 3 (0.54%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.54%) JUnit
10 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.18%) GDB
12 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
General
1 139 (25.23%) Finance
2 42 (7.62%) Retail
3 24 (4.36%) Banking
4 20 (3.63%) Legal
5 18 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.45%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Marketing
9 5 (0.91%) Law
10 4 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.54%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (18.87%) Architect
2 73 (13.25%) Analyst
3 72 (13.07%) Consultant
4 55 (9.98%) Security Consultant
5 52 (9.44%) Security Analyst
6 46 (8.35%) Security Architect
7 39 (7.08%) Developer
8 37 (6.72%) Network Engineer
8 37 (6.72%) Security Engineer
9 31 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
10 28 (5.08%) Security Manager
11 27 (4.90%) Security Specialist
12 26 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (3.63%) Java Developer
16 19 (3.45%) Information Analyst
16 19 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
16 19 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.17%) Web Services
2 31 (5.63%) Middleware
3 26 (4.72%) .NET
4 17 (3.09%) RESTful
5 16 (2.90%) REST
5 16 (2.90%) SOAP
6 14 (2.54%) XML
7 11 (2.00%) 802.1X
8 10 (1.81%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.81%) Spring
9 8 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.27%) HTML
11 6 (1.09%) AppFabric
11 6 (1.09%) J2EE
11 6 (1.09%) JMS
11 6 (1.09%) jQuery
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 6 (1.09%) WCF
11 6 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 64 (11.62%) Management Information System
3 39 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (3.63%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (3.09%) Cyber Defence
7 17 (3.09%) PKI
8 15 (2.72%) Reference Data
9 14 (2.54%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (2.18%) CESG
12 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.00%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (1.09%) FlexPod
15 6 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
15 6 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.52%) Windows
2 76 (13.79%) Linux
3 44 (7.99%) Unix
4 25 (4.54%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.00%) Android
8 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.63%) AIX
9 9 (1.63%) CentOS
10 8 (1.45%) Solaris
11 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.54%) SUSE
13 3 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.36%) Debian
14 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (38.29%) Information Security
2 78 (14.16%) ITIL
3 76 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (12.89%) SIEM
5 69 (12.52%) Cybersecurity
6 59 (10.71%) Security Operations
7 54 (9.80%) DevOps
8 52 (9.44%) Risk Management
9 47 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (8.35%) Project Management
11 43 (7.80%) Data Protection
12 40 (7.26%) Migration
13 39 (7.08%) Change Management
13 39 (7.08%) Data Security
13 39 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
14 37 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (5.99%) High Availability
16 33 (5.99%) Identity Access Management
16 33 (5.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.35%) Java
2 43 (7.80%) SQL
3 42 (7.62%) Python
4 26 (4.72%) Perl
5 17 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.90%) C#
7 10 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.63%) Ruby
9 6 (1.09%) Korn
9 6 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.91%) C
10 5 (0.91%) C++
10 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.36%) ANSI C
12 2 (0.36%) PHP
12 2 (0.36%) Scala
12 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (26.86%) CISSP
2 92 (16.70%) CISM
3 60 (10.89%) Degree
4 56 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 55 (9.98%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (9.44%) CISA
7 50 (9.07%) SC Cleared
8 34 (6.17%) PCI QSA
9 26 (4.72%) SANS
10 24 (4.36%) GIAC
11 22 (3.99%) CCNP
12 21 (3.81%) CCSP
13 19 (3.45%) CCNA
14 15 (2.72%) CLAS
15 14 (2.54%) CEH
15 14 (2.54%) GCIH
15 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (2.36%) CCIE
16 13 (2.36%) ISEB
17 11 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (30.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (7.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 33 (5.99%) GDPR
4 27 (4.90%) COBIT
5 26 (4.72%) QA
6 20 (3.63%) PA-DSS
7 13 (2.36%) SLA
8 12 (2.18%) RMADS
9 9 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (1.63%) ISO27002
10 8 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (1.27%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.73%) FedRAMP
12 4 (0.73%) GPG13
12 4 (0.73%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.54%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.36%) COSO
14 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.36%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
14 2 (0.36%) ISO27005
System Software
1 52 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.63%) vSphere
4 25 (4.54%) Docker
5 11 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.63%) Snort
7 8 (1.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.27%) vCloud
9 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.54%) Xen
12 2 (0.36%) iptables
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.36%) XenApp
13 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (9.98%) Puppet
2 46 (8.35%) Ansible
3 20 (3.63%) Nessus
4 17 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (2.00%) Nagios
7 10 (1.81%) vRealize
8 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.91%) QRadar
10 5 (0.91%) WSUS
11 4 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.73%) Control-M
11 4 (0.73%) Opsview
11 4 (0.73%) SELinux
12 3 (0.54%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 3 (0.54%) Nmap
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 91 (16.52%) Cisco
2 82 (14.88%) VMware
3 61 (11.07%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.98%) Splunk
5 45 (8.17%) F5
6 34 (6.17%) CheckPoint
7 33 (5.99%) Juniper
8 32 (5.81%) Red Hat
9 31 (5.63%) Oracle
10 23 (4.17%) HP
10 23 (4.17%) Palo Alto
11 22 (3.99%) Intel Security
12 20 (3.63%) WorldPay
13 16 (2.90%) FireEye
14 15 (2.72%) AlienVault
14 15 (2.72%) Citrix
15 14 (2.54%) Blue Coat
15 14 (2.54%) Qualys
15 14 (2.54%) Tufin
16 13 (2.36%) TippingPoint
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