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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 323 331 370
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 342 338 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.15% 6.65% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 206 168
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.51 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -12.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
4786 5082 4969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.65% 9.63% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3129 3160 3138
Median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 210 220
Median hourly rate £28.15 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +36 160 £475 -5.00% 58
South East -15 79 £469 +4.16% 26
South West +31 31 £475 +9.19% 5
North West +8 26 £450 -5.26% 9
East of England +20 22 £525 +8.24% 6
Yorkshire +5 11 £450 - 9
East Midlands -27 7 £438 +2.94% 1
West Midlands -37 4 £488 +39.28% 9
Midlands -7 1 - -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 280 (43.01%) Information Security
2 237 (36.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 191 (29.34%) Firewall
4 189 (29.03%) CISSP
5 153 (23.50%) Finance
6 151 (23.20%) Cisco
7 136 (20.89%) Windows
8 128 (19.66%) ITIL
9 113 (17.36%) CISM
10 107 (16.44%) SIEM
11 103 (15.82%) VMware
12 101 (15.51%) Linux
13 91 (13.98%) Vulnerability Management
14 84 (12.90%) Data Centre
15 83 (12.75%) Risk Management
16 79 (12.14%) TCP/IP
17 78 (11.98%) Security Operations
18 76 (11.67%) Management Information System
18 76 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 69 (10.60%) WAN
19 69 (10.60%) Microsoft
19 69 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
19 69 (10.60%) Degree
20 67 (10.29%) Security Management
21 64 (9.83%) Active Directory
21 64 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
21 64 (9.83%) Network Security
22 63 (9.68%) LAN
23 62 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
24 61 (9.37%) Project 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 36 (5.53%) Apache
2 17 (2.61%) IIS
3 13 (2.00%) JBoss
4 11 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.31%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) nginx
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.15%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.15%) MS Office
4 8 (1.23%) MS Project
4 8 (1.23%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.99%) Office 365
3 12 (1.84%) GitHub
4 11 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.08%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.77%) SaaS
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.61%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (29.34%) Firewall
2 79 (12.14%) TCP/IP
3 69 (10.60%) WAN
4 64 (9.83%) Network Security
5 63 (9.68%) LAN
6 61 (9.37%) Cisco ASA
7 58 (8.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 48 (7.37%) DNS
9 40 (6.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (4.61%) SSL
11 29 (4.45%) VPN
12 28 (4.30%) Wireless
13 25 (3.84%) DHCP
14 23 (3.53%) Cisco ISE
14 23 (3.53%) Internet
15 22 (3.38%) SAN
15 22 (3.38%) Wireshark
16 20 (3.07%) MPLS
17 16 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 16 (2.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.30%) MySQL
2 14 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.69%) Big Data
3 11 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.08%) DB2
5 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.38%) JIRA
2 21 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.15%) Subversion
5 11 (1.69%) Maven
6 8 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.46%) Gradle
7 3 (0.46%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.31%) Ant
8 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.31%) JUnit
8 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.15%) Bower
9 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.15%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.15%) GDB
9 1 (0.15%) Grunt
9 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 153 (23.50%) Finance
2 53 (8.14%) Retail
3 34 (5.22%) Banking
4 32 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.30%) Legal
6 9 (1.38%) Back Office
6 9 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.38%) Law
7 8 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.61%) Billing
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 3 (0.46%) French Language
9 3 (0.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Local Government
10 2 (0.31%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (20.89%) Architect
2 115 (17.67%) Analyst
3 100 (15.36%) Consultant
4 87 (13.36%) Security Analyst
4 87 (13.36%) Security Consultant
5 62 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 56 (8.60%) Security Manager
7 38 (5.84%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.07%) IT Analyst
9 32 (4.92%) Network Engineer
10 31 (4.76%) Information Analyst
10 31 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
10 31 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
10 31 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (4.61%) Information Security Consultant
12 27 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
12 27 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (3.53%) Information Manager
13 23 (3.53%) Security Officer
14 22 (3.38%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.69%) Middleware
2 19 (2.92%) Web Services
3 18 (2.76%) XML
4 16 (2.46%) Spring
5 14 (2.15%) HTML
6 12 (1.84%) .NET
6 12 (1.84%) JSON
6 12 (1.84%) XSD
7 11 (1.69%) HTML5
8 8 (1.23%) Flash
8 8 (1.23%) jQuery
8 8 (1.23%) REST
8 8 (1.23%) SOAP
9 7 (1.08%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.92%) CSS
11 5 (0.77%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.77%) LAMP
11 5 (0.77%) SAML
12 3 (0.46%) Autofac
12 3 (0.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 76 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.45%) PKI
5 24 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (2.76%) Cryptography
8 16 (2.46%) CESG
9 15 (2.30%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.54%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.38%) Clustering
13 9 (1.38%) EPoS
14 8 (1.23%) FMCG
14 8 (1.23%) Interactive TV
14 8 (1.23%) IVR
14 8 (1.23%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 136 (20.89%) Windows
2 101 (15.51%) Linux
3 59 (9.06%) Unix
4 40 (6.14%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (3.38%) Solaris
7 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.84%) AIX
8 12 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.08%) CentOS
12 6 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (0.92%) SUSE
12 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.61%) Android
13 4 (0.61%) Debian
14 3 (0.46%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (43.01%) Information Security
2 128 (19.66%) ITIL
3 107 (16.44%) SIEM
4 91 (13.98%) Vulnerability Management
5 83 (12.75%) Risk Management
6 78 (11.98%) Security Operations
7 69 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (10.29%) Security Management
9 62 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (9.37%) Project Management
11 58 (8.91%) Data Protection
11 58 (8.91%) Security Architecture
12 55 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
13 52 (7.99%) DevOps
14 48 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
15 44 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
16 41 (6.30%) Load Balancing
17 39 (5.99%) Incident Management
18 37 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
19 36 (5.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.38%) SQL
2 26 (3.99%) Python
3 24 (3.69%) Java
4 23 (3.53%) Perl
5 17 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.00%) C
8 11 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.69%) C#
9 10 (1.54%) C++
10 8 (1.23%) ActionScript
10 8 (1.23%) ANSI C
10 8 (1.23%) Ruby
10 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.92%) PHP
13 5 (0.77%) Korn
14 3 (0.46%) VBScript
15 1 (0.15%) AWK
15 1 (0.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 189 (29.03%) CISSP
2 113 (17.36%) CISM
3 69 (10.60%) Degree
4 64 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (7.83%) CISA
6 43 (6.61%) CCNP
7 39 (5.99%) Security Cleared
8 31 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 28 (4.30%) CEH
10 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (2.76%) CCNA
12 17 (2.61%) GCIH
12 17 (2.61%) MCSE
13 14 (2.15%) SANS
14 13 (2.00%) CCSP
15 11 (1.69%) CISMP
16 9 (1.38%) CLAS
16 9 (1.38%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.38%) PCI QSA
17 8 (1.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (36.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (8.60%) COBIT
3 41 (6.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (2.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 17 (2.61%) RMADS
5 16 (2.46%) SLA
6 13 (2.00%) JSP 440
7 11 (1.69%) ISO27002
8 9 (1.38%) PA-DSS
9 7 (1.08%) QA
10 6 (0.92%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.77%) COSO
11 5 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.77%) ISAE 3402
11 5 (0.77%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.46%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.46%) ISO27005
12 3 (0.46%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 76 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 47 (7.22%) vSphere
4 17 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.23%) Postfix
7 7 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.92%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.92%) Docker
8 6 (0.92%) iptables
9 5 (0.77%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.77%) XenApp
10 3 (0.46%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.46%) Snort
10 3 (0.46%) Xen
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.31%) NFS
11 2 (0.31%) Squid
11 2 (0.31%) SRDF
11 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 57 (8.76%) Puppet
2 31 (4.76%) Ansible
2 31 (4.76%) Nessus
3 20 (3.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.15%) QRadar
6 13 (2.00%) RSA Archer
7 12 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (1.54%) Nagios
10 8 (1.23%) SCCM
11 7 (1.08%) WSUS
12 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.77%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.77%) OSSEC
13 5 (0.77%) vRealize
14 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.61%) RSA Security Analytics
14 4 (0.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 151 (23.20%) Cisco
2 103 (15.82%) VMware
3 69 (10.60%) Microsoft
4 54 (8.29%) CheckPoint
5 51 (7.83%) Splunk
6 45 (6.91%) Oracle
7 44 (6.76%) Juniper
8 40 (6.14%) F5
9 34 (5.22%) IBM
9 34 (5.22%) Qualys
10 33 (5.07%) Red Hat
11 27 (4.15%) HP
12 24 (3.69%) Intel Security
13 23 (3.53%) SolarWinds
14 22 (3.38%) Palo Alto
15 21 (3.23%) ArcSight
16 20 (3.07%) Blue Coat
16 20 (3.07%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.92%) AlienVault
17 19 (2.92%) Citrix
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