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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 414 416 344
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -72
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 171 165 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.32% 4.07% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 106 128
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£426 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
3955 4053 3320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.83% 8.02% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2442 2501 2022
Average daily rate £410 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 177 117
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +11.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +35.48%

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 7 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 7 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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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
London +1 60 £458 +1.66% 24
South East -15 49 £425 - 11
South West +4 24 £390 -2.50% 5
East of England +25 20 £450 +20.00% 6
West Midlands -4 7 £300 -33.33% 6
North West -14 7 £450 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -6 4 £488 +77.27% 7
Midlands - 1 £600 -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 133 (36.34%) Information Security
1 133 (36.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 125 (34.15%) CISSP
3 95 (25.96%) ITIL
4 88 (24.04%) Finance
4 88 (24.04%) Firewall
5 75 (20.49%) CISM
6 64 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (17.21%) Cisco
8 55 (15.03%) VPN
8 55 (15.03%) Network Security
9 53 (14.48%) Telecoms
10 49 (13.39%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (13.11%) Linux
12 47 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
13 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
14 44 (12.02%) Windows
14 44 (12.02%) Risk Management
15 43 (11.75%) Management Information System
15 43 (11.75%) CheckPoint
16 42 (11.48%) Data Protection
17 41 (11.20%) E-Commerce
18 40 (10.93%) LAN
19 38 (10.38%) Security Architecture
19 38 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (10.38%) Retail
20 35 (9.56%) Degree
20 35 (9.56%) PRINCE2
21 34 (9.29%) CCNP
21 34 (9.29%) Security Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (1.91%) IIS
2 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.09%) ATG Dynamo
5 3 (0.82%) Apache
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.46%) MS Project
4 7 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.46%) PaaS
2 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.04%) Firewall
2 55 (15.03%) VPN
2 55 (15.03%) Network Security
3 40 (10.93%) LAN
4 33 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (9.02%) WAN
5 32 (8.74%) SSL
6 30 (8.20%) Internet
7 24 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 23 (6.28%) IPsec
9 21 (5.74%) OSPF
9 21 (5.74%) VLAN
10 19 (5.19%) Wireless
10 19 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (4.92%) RIP
12 17 (4.64%) MPLS
13 12 (3.28%) SNMP
14 11 (3.01%) WLAN
14 11 (3.01%) Cisco ISE
15 10 (2.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.46%) MySQL
2 7 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.64%) Big Data
3 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (2.46%) Subversion
2 8 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.91%) Selenium
3 7 (1.91%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.82%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.55%) Maven
7 2 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
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%) Appium
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
General
1 88 (24.04%) Finance
2 53 (14.48%) Telecoms
3 38 (10.38%) Retail
4 27 (7.38%) Banking
5 13 (3.55%) Legal
6 6 (1.64%) Law
6 6 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.09%) Local Government
8 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (23.22%) Analyst
2 66 (18.03%) Consultant
3 63 (17.21%) Security Consultant
4 58 (15.85%) Security Analyst
5 47 (12.84%) Architect
6 25 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.28%) Security Architect
7 23 (6.28%) Security Engineer
7 23 (6.28%) Security Manager
8 20 (5.46%) Network Engineer
9 15 (4.10%) Design Engineer
10 14 (3.83%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (3.83%) Information Analyst
10 14 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.55%) Security Specialist
12 12 (3.28%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.01%) IT Security Consultant
13 11 (3.01%) IT Consultant
13 11 (3.01%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.55%) Web Services
2 7 (1.91%) .NET
3 4 (1.09%) HTML
3 4 (1.09%) Middleware
4 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.82%) XML
4 3 (0.82%) SOAP
4 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.55%) WCF
5 2 (0.55%) jQuery
5 2 (0.55%) Spring
5 2 (0.55%) XSD
5 2 (0.55%) XSLT
5 2 (0.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) EJB
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) JSP
6 1 (0.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.75%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.10%) PKI
3 19 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (3.83%) SecurID
5 13 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.28%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.73%) Open Source
8 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.64%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
9 6 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.37%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.09%) AS400
12 3 (0.82%) Statistics
12 3 (0.82%) Online Games
12 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.11%) Linux
2 44 (12.02%) Windows
3 11 (3.01%) UNIX
4 6 (1.64%) Solaris
5 5 (1.37%) CentOS
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) AIX
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (36.34%) Information Security
2 95 (25.96%) ITIL
3 64 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
5 44 (12.02%) Risk Management
6 42 (11.48%) Data Protection
7 41 (11.20%) E-Commerce
8 38 (10.38%) Security Architecture
8 38 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (9.56%) PRINCE2
10 34 (9.29%) Security Management
11 31 (8.47%) Project Management
12 30 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
13 29 (7.92%) SIEM
14 27 (7.38%) Data Security
15 21 (5.74%) ISMS
15 21 (5.74%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (5.46%) Change Management
16 20 (5.46%) Cyber Security
17 19 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.28%) SQL
2 19 (5.19%) Java
3 7 (1.91%) Python
4 6 (1.64%) Go
4 6 (1.64%) Scala
4 6 (1.64%) Ruby
5 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.37%) C#
6 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.55%) XPath
8 2 (0.55%) Perl
8 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
9 1 (0.27%) C
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (34.15%) CISSP
2 75 (20.49%) CISM
3 49 (13.39%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (9.56%) Degree
5 34 (9.29%) CCNP
6 32 (8.74%) Security Cleared
7 30 (8.20%) CRISC
8 25 (6.83%) SC Cleared
9 24 (6.56%) CCNA
10 23 (6.28%) CISA
11 18 (4.92%) CEH
12 15 (4.10%) ISEB
12 15 (4.10%) GIAC
12 15 (4.10%) PCI QSA
13 11 (3.01%) DV Cleared
14 10 (2.73%) CISMP
14 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.46%) SSCP
15 9 (2.46%) ISTQB
16 8 (2.19%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (36.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (4.37%) COBIT
4 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (1.91%) GPG13
5 6 (1.64%) QA
6 4 (1.09%) COSO
7 1 (0.27%) BS7799
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 20 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.73%) Snort
4 9 (2.46%) vSphere
5 8 (2.19%) Squid
6 6 (1.64%) vCloud
7 4 (1.09%) Firmware
8 3 (0.82%) XenServer
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.55%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.19%) Puppet
2 6 (1.64%) Salt
2 6 (1.64%) Ansible
2 6 (1.64%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.64%) WSUS
3 4 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) Cacti
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 63 (17.21%) Cisco
2 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.75%) CheckPoint
4 34 (9.29%) F5
5 25 (6.83%) VMware
6 23 (6.28%) Juniper
7 17 (4.64%) Fortinet
8 16 (4.37%) McAfee
9 15 (4.10%) Citrix
10 14 (3.83%) Tufin
10 14 (3.83%) AlgoSec
11 13 (3.55%) IBM
12 11 (3.01%) Websense
12 11 (3.01%) CA
13 8 (2.19%) Sourcefire
13 8 (2.19%) HP
14 7 (1.91%) Symantec
14 7 (1.91%) NetApp
14 7 (1.91%) Qualys
15 6 (1.64%) ArcSight
Kent
Austin Fraser
Rate: £1 per day + Neg
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + neg.
Posted: 12 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago