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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 321 314 346
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 292 349 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.49% 6.82% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 198 173
Median daily rate £485 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
PCI DSS
UK

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
4498 5118 4796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 10.08% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2950 3186 3133
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 205
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 134 £488 -2.50% 29
South East -4 81 £450 +6.50% 12
South West +21 29 £525 +16.66% 7
East of England 0 12 £575 +27.77% 10
North West -5 12 £450 - 20
Yorkshire +12 11 £475 +25.41% 10
West Midlands -15 10 £500 +12.67% 4
East Midlands -21 1 - - 6
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 251 (39.40%) Information Security
2 217 (34.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 196 (30.77%) Firewall
4 167 (26.22%) CISSP
5 156 (24.49%) Finance
6 145 (22.76%) Cisco
7 108 (16.95%) VMware
8 104 (16.33%) ITIL
9 99 (15.54%) Windows
9 99 (15.54%) CISM
10 94 (14.76%) SIEM
11 88 (13.81%) WAN
12 84 (13.19%) Management Information System
13 81 (12.72%) Linux
14 79 (12.40%) TCP/IP
14 79 (12.40%) Security Operations
15 78 (12.24%) Network Security
16 74 (11.62%) Microsoft
16 74 (11.62%) Risk Management
16 74 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (11.30%) LAN
17 72 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 72 (11.30%) Data Centre
18 71 (11.15%) DevOps
19 69 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
20 68 (10.68%) Security Cleared
21 64 (10.05%) Cisco ASA
21 64 (10.05%) Vulnerability Management
21 64 (10.05%) Puppet
21 64 (10.05%) Degree

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 46 (7.22%) Apache
2 23 (3.61%) IIS
3 19 (2.98%) JBoss
4 12 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.47%) CMS
9 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.31%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (0.31%) Jetty
10 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.88%) MS Office
4 8 (1.26%) MS Project
5 7 (1.10%) PaintShop Pro
5 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Relativity
3 2 (0.31%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.31%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 22 (3.45%) Office 365
3 19 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.88%) GitHub
4 12 (1.88%) Heroku
5 9 (1.41%) SaaS
6 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.47%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 196 (30.77%) Firewall
2 88 (13.81%) WAN
3 79 (12.40%) TCP/IP
4 78 (12.24%) Network Security
5 72 (11.30%) LAN
6 64 (10.05%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (8.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 49 (7.69%) DNS
9 43 (6.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (5.18%) MPLS
10 33 (5.18%) Wireless
11 32 (5.02%) VPN
12 29 (4.55%) DHCP
13 27 (4.24%) SSL
14 25 (3.92%) Wireshark
15 24 (3.77%) Internet
16 21 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 21 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 17 (2.67%) BIG-IP
17 17 (2.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.35%) MySQL
3 13 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (1.73%) Big Data
5 10 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.94%) DB2
7 6 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.63%) Ingres
9 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.31%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.31%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.16%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 22 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 17 (2.67%) JIRA
4 12 (1.88%) Subversion
5 10 (1.57%) Maven
6 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.63%) Gradle
6 4 (0.63%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.47%) Ant
7 3 (0.47%) JUnit
8 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.16%) AppScan
9 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.16%) GDB
9 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.16%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 156 (24.49%) Finance
2 49 (7.69%) Retail
3 34 (5.34%) Banking
4 31 (4.87%) Legal
5 28 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.57%) Back Office
8 9 (1.41%) Law
9 7 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.78%) Games
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (22.29%) Architect
2 96 (15.07%) Consultant
3 84 (13.19%) Security Consultant
4 71 (11.15%) Analyst
5 63 (9.89%) Security Architect
6 48 (7.54%) Security Analyst
7 46 (7.22%) Security Manager
8 43 (6.75%) Network Engineer
9 39 (6.12%) Information Security Consultant
10 36 (5.65%) Developer
11 34 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (5.18%) Security Engineer
13 28 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
14 27 (4.24%) Information Security Manager
15 24 (3.77%) Information Manager
15 24 (3.77%) Project Manager
16 23 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
17 22 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.87%) Web Services
2 28 (4.40%) Middleware
3 22 (3.45%) .NET
4 20 (3.14%) XML
5 16 (2.51%) Spring
6 13 (2.04%) RESTful
7 11 (1.73%) 802.1X
7 11 (1.73%) REST
7 11 (1.73%) SOAP
7 11 (1.73%) XSD
8 10 (1.57%) HTML
8 10 (1.57%) JSON
9 7 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.10%) Flash
9 7 (1.10%) HTML5
10 6 (0.94%) jQuery
11 5 (0.78%) AppFabric
11 5 (0.78%) Java EE
11 5 (0.78%) SAML
11 5 (0.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.19%) Management Information System
2 72 (11.30%) Data Centre
3 51 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.71%) PKI
5 28 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.24%) Cryptography
7 22 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 18 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.04%) Reference Data
10 13 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (1.57%) Clustering
12 9 (1.41%) CESG
12 9 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.26%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.26%) IVR
13 8 (1.26%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.10%) Interactive TV
14 7 (1.10%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.54%) Windows
2 81 (12.72%) Linux
3 48 (7.54%) Unix
4 25 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.51%) Solaris
7 11 (1.73%) CentOS
7 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.26%) AIX
9 8 (1.26%) Android
9 8 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.63%) SUSE
11 3 (0.47%) Debian
11 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (39.40%) Information Security
2 104 (16.33%) ITIL
3 94 (14.76%) SIEM
4 79 (12.40%) Security Operations
5 74 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (11.62%) Risk Management
6 71 (11.15%) DevOps
7 64 (10.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 61 (9.58%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (9.26%) Project Management
10 57 (8.95%) Security Management
10 57 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (7.38%) Migration
12 47 (7.38%) Security Architecture
13 46 (7.22%) Data Protection
14 45 (7.06%) Penetration Testing
15 43 (6.75%) Change Management
16 42 (6.59%) Load Balancing
17 40 (6.28%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.97%) Java
1 38 (5.97%) Python
2 37 (5.81%) SQL
3 22 (3.45%) Perl
4 17 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.04%) C#
6 12 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.57%) C
8 8 (1.26%) C++
9 7 (1.10%) ActionScript
9 7 (1.10%) ANSI C
10 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.94%) PHP
10 6 (0.94%) Ruby
11 3 (0.47%) Korn
11 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.31%) VBA
13 1 (0.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (26.22%) CISSP
2 99 (15.54%) CISM
3 69 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (10.68%) Security Cleared
5 64 (10.05%) Degree
6 61 (9.58%) SC Cleared
7 54 (8.48%) CISA
8 38 (5.97%) CCNP
9 26 (4.08%) PCI QSA
10 25 (3.92%) CCNA
11 19 (2.98%) CEH
12 18 (2.83%) CCSP
12 18 (2.83%) GIAC
12 18 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (2.35%) GCIH
14 14 (2.20%) CLAS
14 14 (2.20%) MCSE
15 12 (1.88%) CCIE
16 11 (1.73%) CRISC
16 11 (1.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (34.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 35 (5.49%) COBIT
4 22 (3.45%) QA
5 19 (2.98%) RMADS
6 18 (2.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 17 (2.67%) PA-DSS
7 17 (2.67%) SLA
8 12 (1.88%) JSP 440
9 9 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (1.41%) ISO27002
10 5 (0.78%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.63%) COSO
11 4 (0.63%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.47%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.31%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.31%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
13 2 (0.31%) GPG13
13 2 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 72 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.75%) vSphere
4 22 (3.45%) Docker
5 11 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.10%) Snort
8 6 (0.94%) XenApp
9 4 (0.63%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.47%) Postfix
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.31%) SRDF
11 2 (0.31%) vCloud
11 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.31%) Xen
12 1 (0.16%) iptables
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 64 (10.05%) Puppet
2 46 (7.22%) Ansible
3 36 (5.65%) Nessus
4 25 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.94%) QRadar
8 6 (0.94%) vRealize
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.78%) Nagios
9 5 (0.78%) WSUS
10 4 (0.63%) Control-M
10 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.63%) RSA Archer
10 4 (0.63%) SCCM
10 4 (0.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 145 (22.76%) Cisco
2 108 (16.95%) VMware
3 74 (11.62%) Microsoft
4 59 (9.26%) CheckPoint
5 53 (8.32%) Splunk
6 52 (8.16%) F5
7 50 (7.85%) Juniper
8 35 (5.49%) Oracle
9 34 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 33 (5.18%) HP
11 30 (4.71%) Palo Alto
12 25 (3.92%) AlienVault
12 25 (3.92%) Blue Coat
13 22 (3.45%) Citrix
14 21 (3.30%) Fortinet
14 21 (3.30%) Intel Security
15 20 (3.14%) LogLogic
15 20 (3.14%) SolarWinds
16 19 (2.98%) FireEye
17 18 (2.83%) TippingPoint
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