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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 397 436 427
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 240 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.30% 3.72% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 98 105
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £322 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4528 4649 4493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.05% 9.41% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 2990 2779
Median daily rate £425 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 150 210
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.10 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.58 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 90 £475 +5.55% 28
South East +1 67 £450 +5.88% 25
North West +18 34 £405 -1.81% 10
South West -10 19 £375 -3.84% 9
West Midlands -8 11 £363 +11.53% 5
East Midlands +14 6 £400 -11.11% 4
East of England -2 6 £425 -7.35% 3
Yorkshire +13 5 £438 +45.83% 16
Midlands -2 1 £650 +8.33%
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 302 (59.33%) Information Security
2 237 (46.56%) CISSP
3 235 (46.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 129 (25.34%) Finance
5 127 (24.95%) Firewall
6 123 (24.17%) CISM
7 120 (23.58%) ITIL
8 100 (19.65%) Windows
9 94 (18.47%) Cisco
10 93 (18.27%) CISA
11 80 (15.72%) Risk Management
12 78 (15.32%) Management Information System
13 77 (15.13%) SIEM
14 75 (14.73%) Security Management
15 71 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 71 (13.95%) Linux
16 70 (13.75%) Data Centre
17 69 (13.56%) Security Architecture
17 69 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
18 67 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
19 65 (12.77%) Data Protection
20 60 (11.79%) Network Security
20 60 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
21 59 (11.59%) Degree
21 59 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
22 56 (11.00%) Unix
23 55 (10.81%) Microsoft
23 55 (10.81%) TCP/IP
24 52 (10.22%) VMware
25 50 (9.82%) Incident Management

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 24 (4.72%) IIS
2 19 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.55%) Apache
4 9 (1.77%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.18%) JBoss
5 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.79%) Jetty
8 3 (0.59%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.39%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Node.js
10 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.77%) MS Project
4 8 (1.57%) MS Office
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.96%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.77%) SaaS
5 7 (1.38%) Office 365
5 7 (1.38%) SoftLayer
6 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.98%) IaaS
7 5 (0.98%) PaaS
8 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.20%) GitHub
11 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (24.95%) Firewall
2 69 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 60 (11.79%) Network Security
4 55 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 36 (7.07%) DNS
6 28 (5.50%) Internet
7 24 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (4.52%) DHCP
9 22 (4.32%) SSL
9 22 (4.32%) WAN
10 21 (4.13%) VPN
11 20 (3.93%) LAN
12 19 (3.73%) SAN
13 16 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (3.14%) MPLS
14 14 (2.75%) SNMP
15 13 (2.55%) Ethernet
16 11 (2.16%) ADSL
16 11 (2.16%) Intranet
16 11 (2.16%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.38%) DB2
1 7 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.18%) MySQL
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.79%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.39%) Big Data
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) OLAP
6 1 (0.20%) OLTP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.36%) JIRA
2 9 (1.77%) Maven
2 9 (1.77%) Subversion
3 8 (1.57%) Checkstyle
3 8 (1.57%) FindBugs
3 8 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.79%) Selenium
5 3 (0.59%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 129 (25.34%) Finance
2 36 (7.07%) Retail
3 22 (4.32%) Legal
4 20 (3.93%) Banking
5 19 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.79%) Billing
7 4 (0.79%) Games
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) French Language
9 2 (0.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (22.99%) Analyst
2 100 (19.65%) Consultant
3 94 (18.47%) Security Analyst
4 93 (18.27%) Security Consultant
5 85 (16.70%) Architect
6 71 (13.95%) Security Architect
7 40 (7.86%) Information Security Consultant
8 38 (7.47%) Security Manager
9 37 (7.27%) Information Analyst
9 37 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
10 27 (5.30%) Security Specialist
11 26 (5.11%) IT Analyst
12 25 (4.91%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.52%) IT Security Analyst
14 20 (3.93%) Developer
15 17 (3.34%) Information Architect
15 17 (3.34%) Information Security Architect
15 17 (3.34%) Information Security Manager
16 16 (3.14%) Information Manager
17 15 (2.95%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.13%) Web Services
2 16 (3.14%) REST
3 14 (2.75%) SOAP
4 12 (2.36%) Java EE
5 11 (2.16%) Middleware
6 10 (1.96%) 802.1X
6 10 (1.96%) Spring
7 9 (1.77%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.57%) Ext JS
8 8 (1.57%) JMS
9 6 (1.18%) LAMP
9 6 (1.18%) XML
10 5 (0.98%) .NET
10 5 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.79%) CSS
11 4 (0.79%) HTML
12 3 (0.59%) Dropwizard
12 3 (0.59%) JMX
12 3 (0.59%) jQuery
12 3 (0.59%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.32%) Management Information System
2 70 (13.75%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.09%) Driving Licence
4 30 (5.89%) PKI
5 26 (5.11%) Cryptography
6 22 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.93%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.54%) CESG
8 18 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (3.34%) Smartcard
10 16 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (3.14%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (2.95%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.38%) FMCG
13 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.18%) AS400
14 6 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.98%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.65%) Windows
2 71 (13.95%) Linux
3 56 (11.00%) Unix
4 30 (5.89%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.75%) AIX
7 13 (2.55%) Solaris
7 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.18%) CentOS
11 6 (1.18%) SUSE
11 6 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.98%) Debian
13 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (59.33%) Information Security
2 120 (23.58%) ITIL
3 80 (15.72%) Risk Management
4 77 (15.13%) SIEM
5 75 (14.73%) Security Management
6 69 (13.56%) Security Architecture
7 67 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
8 65 (12.77%) Data Protection
9 60 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
10 59 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (9.82%) Incident Management
12 49 (9.63%) Project Management
13 47 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (8.64%) Security Operations
15 42 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
16 39 (7.66%) TOGAF
17 35 (6.88%) E-Commerce
18 34 (6.68%) Data Security
19 32 (6.29%) SABSA
20 31 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.11%) SQL
2 23 (4.52%) Java
3 19 (3.73%) Perl
4 16 (3.14%) Python
5 13 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.57%) Erlang
10 6 (1.18%) VBScript
11 5 (0.98%) C#
11 5 (0.98%) Korn
12 4 (0.79%) C
12 4 (0.79%) Ruby
13 3 (0.59%) C++
13 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.39%) COBOL
14 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.20%) AWK
15 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 237 (46.56%) CISSP
2 123 (24.17%) CISM
3 93 (18.27%) CISA
4 59 (11.59%) Degree
5 44 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (7.66%) CEH
7 25 (4.91%) GCIH
7 25 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (4.32%) SANS
9 21 (4.13%) CCNP
10 19 (3.73%) CCNA
11 17 (3.34%) GCIA
11 17 (3.34%) IISP
11 17 (3.34%) MCSA
12 14 (2.75%) GIAC
12 14 (2.75%) PCI QSA
13 10 (1.96%) MCSE
14 9 (1.77%) CISMP
14 9 (1.77%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (46.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 46 (9.04%) COBIT
4 28 (5.50%) ISO27005
5 19 (3.73%) ISO 9001
6 17 (3.34%) ISAE 3402
7 14 (2.75%) ISO27002
8 12 (2.36%) SLA
9 10 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (1.77%) RMADS
11 8 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (1.38%) ISO22301
12 7 (1.38%) JSP 440
13 6 (1.18%) COSO
14 5 (0.98%) QA
14 5 (0.98%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.79%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.79%) SAS 70
16 2 (0.39%) BS25999
16 2 (0.39%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 44 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.34%) vSphere
4 7 (1.38%) NFS
5 6 (1.18%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.79%) XenApp
7 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.59%) Xen
8 2 (0.39%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (3.73%) Puppet
2 15 (2.95%) RSA Security Analytics
3 11 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.16%) RSA Archer
4 9 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (1.77%) Nessus
5 7 (1.38%) Nmap
6 6 (1.18%) Ansible
6 6 (1.18%) SCCM
6 6 (1.18%) WSUS
7 5 (0.98%) Cacti
7 5 (0.98%) Nagios
7 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.79%) QRadar
9 3 (0.59%) Bacula
9 3 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 94 (18.47%) Cisco
2 55 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 52 (10.22%) VMware
4 47 (9.23%) IBM
5 38 (7.47%) Oracle
5 38 (7.47%) Qualys
6 33 (6.48%) Intel Security
7 24 (4.72%) ArcSight
8 23 (4.52%) Splunk
9 20 (3.93%) F5
10 17 (3.34%) Forcepoint
10 17 (3.34%) Tripwire
11 16 (3.14%) CheckPoint
12 15 (2.95%) Barracuda Networks
12 15 (2.95%) Juniper
12 15 (2.95%) Symantec
13 13 (2.55%) NetWitness
13 13 (2.55%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.36%) HP
14 12 (2.36%) Sun
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