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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 388 379 373
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 194 193 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.88% 4.98% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 112 117
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PCI DSS
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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
3979 3877 3387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.00% 8.10% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2416 2098
Average daily rate £425 £410 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £562 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 170 124
Average hourly rate £21.32 £20.13 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £42.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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
South East -27 67 £425 -5.55% 14
London +7 58 £475 +10.14% 26
South West -24 17 £389 -8.47% 6
East Midlands +3 16 £450 +80.00% 1
East of England +5 13 £465 +47.03% 4
West Midlands +6 8 £351 -22.11% 8
North West -15 8 - - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 9
Midlands - 3 £600 -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 150 (40.43%) Information Security
2 131 (35.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (29.65%) CISSP
4 100 (26.95%) Finance
5 83 (22.37%) Firewall
6 81 (21.83%) ITIL
7 65 (17.52%) CISM
8 59 (15.90%) Retail
9 58 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (13.21%) Risk Management
11 46 (12.40%) Data Protection
12 45 (12.13%) Cisco
13 44 (11.86%) Project Management
13 44 (11.86%) Windows
13 44 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (11.86%) SIEM
14 43 (11.59%) E-Commerce
15 42 (11.32%) Data Centre
16 41 (11.05%) Security Management
17 39 (10.51%) Management Information System
17 39 (10.51%) Penetration Testing
18 38 (10.24%) PRINCE2
19 37 (9.97%) Linux
19 37 (9.97%) Microsoft
20 33 (8.89%) Network Security
21 32 (8.63%) TCP/IP
21 32 (8.63%) CheckPoint
22 30 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
23 29 (7.82%) VMware
24 28 (7.55%) LAN

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (2.96%) IIS
2 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.08%) Apache
5 4 (1.08%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.77%) MS Project
4 7 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.62%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.31%) PaaS
2 13 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (22.37%) Firewall
2 33 (8.89%) Network Security
3 32 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 30 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (7.55%) LAN
5 28 (7.55%) WAN
6 27 (7.28%) VPN
7 25 (6.74%) SSL
8 20 (5.39%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (4.85%) HTTP
10 14 (3.77%) VLAN
11 12 (3.23%) SNMP
12 11 (2.96%) Wireless
13 10 (2.70%) Internet
13 10 (2.70%) MPLS
13 10 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (2.16%) OSPF
14 8 (2.16%) IPsec
14 8 (2.16%) SAN
15 7 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.31%) MySQL
2 12 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.16%) Big Data
3 8 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.50%) Subversion
3 12 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.35%) Selenium
5 4 (1.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.81%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.27%) Appium
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) MonkeyTalk
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (26.95%) Finance
2 59 (15.90%) Retail
3 19 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.58%) Banking
5 14 (3.77%) Legal
6 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.62%) Law
8 5 (1.35%) Advertising
8 5 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (28.57%) Analyst
2 68 (18.33%) Consultant
3 65 (17.52%) Security Analyst
4 62 (16.71%) Security Consultant
5 45 (12.13%) Project Manager
6 28 (7.55%) Architect
7 24 (6.47%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.58%) Information Analyst
9 16 (4.31%) Security Engineer
9 16 (4.31%) Information Security Consultant
9 16 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
10 15 (4.04%) Security Manager
11 14 (3.77%) IT Security Analyst
11 14 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.50%) Security Architect
13 11 (2.96%) Security Specialist
14 10 (2.70%) Developer
14 10 (2.70%) Senior Security Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) Payments Business Analyst
15 9 (2.43%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.23%) Web Services
2 7 (1.89%) .NET
3 5 (1.35%) Middleware
4 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.08%) HTML
4 4 (1.08%) XML
5 3 (0.81%) SOAP
5 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.54%) AppFabric
6 2 (0.54%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (0.54%) WCF
6 2 (0.54%) LINQ
7 1 (0.27%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.27%) JSON
7 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.51%) Management Information System
3 28 (7.55%) PKI
4 23 (6.20%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.50%) Cryptography
7 12 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.62%) AS400
10 5 (1.35%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.54%) PMI
12 2 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.54%) W3C
12 2 (0.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.86%) Windows
2 37 (9.97%) Linux
3 10 (2.70%) UNIX
4 6 (1.62%) Solaris
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.08%) AIX
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (40.43%) Information Security
2 81 (21.83%) ITIL
3 58 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (13.21%) Risk Management
5 46 (12.40%) Data Protection
6 44 (11.86%) SIEM
6 44 (11.86%) Project Management
6 44 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 41 (11.05%) Security Management
9 39 (10.51%) Penetration Testing
10 38 (10.24%) PRINCE2
11 27 (7.28%) Vulnerability Management
12 26 (7.01%) Security Architecture
13 23 (6.20%) Information Security Management
14 22 (5.93%) Risk Assessment
15 21 (5.66%) Change Management
16 20 (5.39%) Security Testing
16 20 (5.39%) ISMS
16 20 (5.39%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.28%) SQL
2 15 (4.04%) Java
3 11 (2.96%) Go
4 8 (2.16%) Python
5 7 (1.89%) Ruby
5 7 (1.89%) Scala
6 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.81%) PHP
7 3 (0.81%) C#
8 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) XPath
9 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 110 (29.65%) CISSP
2 65 (17.52%) CISM
3 26 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (5.93%) CRISC
5 21 (5.66%) CISA
6 20 (5.39%) Degree
7 17 (4.58%) PCI QSA
8 16 (4.31%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.04%) GIAC
9 15 (4.04%) CCNP
10 14 (3.77%) CEH
11 13 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (3.23%) CCNA
13 11 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.96%) ISEB
14 10 (2.70%) CISMP
14 10 (2.70%) PMP
14 10 (2.70%) PMI Certification
14 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
14 10 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (35.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.01%) COBIT
3 16 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (1.89%) COSO
5 3 (0.81%) GPG13
5 3 (0.81%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.50%) vSphere
4 9 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.89%) XenApp
5 7 (1.89%) vCloud
6 4 (1.08%) Snort
7 3 (0.81%) Squid
7 3 (0.81%) XenServer
8 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.27%) iptables
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (4.04%) Puppet
2 14 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.50%) Ansible
4 12 (3.23%) Salt
5 7 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.62%) WSUS
6 6 (1.62%) SCCM
7 4 (1.08%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.81%) Nessus
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.54%) Rsyslog
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.27%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 45 (12.13%) Cisco
2 37 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.63%) CheckPoint
4 29 (7.82%) VMware
5 19 (5.12%) Juniper
5 19 (5.12%) Citrix
6 17 (4.58%) McAfee
7 15 (4.04%) F5
8 14 (3.77%) IBM
9 13 (3.50%) Splunk
10 11 (2.96%) HP
10 11 (2.96%) Qualys
11 10 (2.70%) Websense
11 10 (2.70%) Symantec
12 8 (2.16%) Tripwire
13 7 (1.89%) Brocade
13 7 (1.89%) CommVault
13 7 (1.89%) NetApp
13 7 (1.89%) Dell
13 7 (1.89%) Oracle
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