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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 410 384 341
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -43
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 171 172 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.33% 4.43% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 122
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£446 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3948 3880 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 8.09% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2401 2049
Average daily rate £414 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 182 101
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.54 £116.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
London +6 66 £450 +5.88% 30
South East -36 51 £425 - 12
South West +1 21 £390 -2.50% 5
East of England +19 16 £459 +53.55% 8
West Midlands -5 8 £325 -27.77% 6
East Midlands -10 5 £488 +77.27% 2
North West -19 4 £413 -2.94% 6
Midlands - 1 £600 -
PCI DSS
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 143 (38.75%) Information Security
2 140 (37.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 124 (33.60%) CISSP
4 96 (26.02%) Firewall
5 90 (24.39%) ITIL
6 89 (24.12%) Finance
7 76 (20.60%) CISM
8 63 (17.07%) Cisco
9 62 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (13.82%) Network Security
11 49 (13.28%) VPN
12 48 (13.01%) Data Protection
13 47 (12.74%) CheckPoint
13 47 (12.74%) Windows
14 45 (12.20%) Linux
14 45 (12.20%) Risk Management
14 45 (12.20%) Management Information System
15 44 (11.92%) LAN
15 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
16 43 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
17 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
17 42 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (11.38%) Retail
18 41 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
19 40 (10.84%) SIEM
19 40 (10.84%) E-Commerce
20 39 (10.57%) WAN
21 38 (10.30%) Security Management
22 37 (10.03%) Cisco ASA
23 35 (9.49%) PRINCE2

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.90%) IIS
2 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.36%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) ATG Dynamo
5 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.71%) MS Project
4 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.81%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.79%) PaaS
2 12 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (26.02%) Firewall
2 51 (13.82%) Network Security
3 49 (13.28%) VPN
4 44 (11.92%) LAN
5 39 (10.57%) WAN
6 37 (10.03%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (8.94%) TCP/IP
8 32 (8.67%) SSL
9 21 (5.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (5.69%) Internet
10 19 (5.15%) VLAN
10 19 (5.15%) Wireless
11 18 (4.88%) IPsec
12 17 (4.61%) OSPF
13 16 (4.34%) HTTP
13 16 (4.34%) MPLS
14 13 (3.52%) RIP
15 12 (3.25%) SNMP
16 9 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
16 9 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.07%) MySQL
2 12 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.98%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.90%) Big Data
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.52%) Subversion
2 12 (3.25%) Mercurial
3 7 (1.90%) Selenium
4 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.08%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.81%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.54%) Maven
7 2 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Appium
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) MonkeyTalk
8 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.27%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 89 (24.12%) Finance
2 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
2 42 (11.38%) Retail
3 20 (5.42%) Banking
4 14 (3.79%) Legal
5 6 (1.63%) Law
5 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.36%) Advertising
6 5 (1.36%) Games
7 4 (1.08%) Local Government
7 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (22.76%) Analyst
2 68 (18.43%) Consultant
3 63 (17.07%) Security Consultant
4 58 (15.72%) Security Analyst
5 45 (12.20%) Architect
6 30 (8.13%) Project Manager
7 25 (6.78%) Security Manager
8 23 (6.23%) Security Architect
8 23 (6.23%) Security Engineer
9 16 (4.34%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.79%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (3.79%) Information Analyst
11 13 (3.52%) Security Specialist
11 13 (3.52%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (3.52%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.98%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.71%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.71%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.98%) Web Services
2 5 (1.36%) .NET
3 4 (1.08%) Middleware
3 4 (1.08%) HTML
3 4 (1.08%) XML
4 3 (0.81%) SOAP
4 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.54%) WCF
5 2 (0.54%) Spring
5 2 (0.54%) jQuery
5 2 (0.54%) XSD
5 2 (0.54%) XSLT
5 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.27%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.27%) Struts
6 1 (0.27%) EJB
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 27 (7.32%) PKI
3 21 (5.69%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (4.07%) Open Source
5 13 (3.52%) Cryptography
6 12 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.44%) SecurID
8 8 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.36%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.36%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.08%) AS400
12 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.81%) Online Games
12 3 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.74%) Windows
2 45 (12.20%) Linux
3 13 (3.52%) UNIX
4 6 (1.63%) Solaris
5 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.08%) AIX
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.81%) CentOS
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.75%) Information Security
2 90 (24.39%) ITIL
3 62 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (13.01%) Data Protection
5 45 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 42 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (10.84%) SIEM
8 40 (10.84%) E-Commerce
9 38 (10.30%) Security Management
10 35 (9.49%) PRINCE2
11 34 (9.21%) Project Management
11 34 (9.21%) Security Architecture
12 26 (7.05%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (6.50%) Data Security
14 22 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (5.96%) Cyber Security
15 21 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 20 (5.42%) Change Management
16 20 (5.42%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.96%) SQL
2 17 (4.61%) Java
3 10 (2.71%) Go
4 8 (2.17%) Python
5 7 (1.90%) Scala
5 7 (1.90%) Ruby
6 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.81%) C#
6 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.54%) XPath
7 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.54%) Perl
7 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (33.60%) CISSP
2 76 (20.60%) CISM
3 43 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.13%) Degree
5 29 (7.86%) CCNP
6 28 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 26 (7.05%) CRISC
8 23 (6.23%) CISA
9 21 (5.69%) CCNA
10 20 (5.42%) SC Cleared
11 15 (4.07%) GIAC
11 15 (4.07%) PCI QSA
11 15 (4.07%) CEH
12 12 (3.25%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.98%) ISEB
14 10 (2.71%) CISMP
14 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.44%) SSCP
15 9 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (37.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.96%) COBIT
3 20 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.90%) GPG13
4 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (1.63%) QA
6 4 (1.08%) COSO
7 1 (0.27%) BS7799
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 20 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.25%) vSphere
4 9 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.44%) Snort
5 7 (1.90%) Squid
6 6 (1.63%) vCloud
7 5 (1.36%) XenApp
8 3 (0.81%) XenServer
9 2 (0.54%) NFS
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (3.52%) Puppet
2 11 (2.98%) TrustSec
2 11 (2.98%) Ansible
2 11 (2.98%) Salt
3 6 (1.63%) WSUS
4 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.81%) SCCM
5 3 (0.81%) Nessus
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 63 (17.07%) Cisco
2 47 (12.74%) CheckPoint
3 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 29 (7.86%) F5
5 28 (7.59%) VMware
6 23 (6.23%) Juniper
7 19 (5.15%) Citrix
8 16 (4.34%) McAfee
9 13 (3.52%) IBM
10 12 (3.25%) Fortinet
10 12 (3.25%) Websense
11 10 (2.71%) Splunk
11 10 (2.71%) HP
12 9 (2.44%) AlgoSec
12 9 (2.44%) CA
12 9 (2.44%) Tufin
13 8 (2.17%) Sourcefire
13 8 (2.17%) Qualys
14 7 (1.90%) Symantec
14 7 (1.90%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per month
Posted: 13 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £1 per day + Neg
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago