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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 368 439 404
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -35
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 268 181 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 3.94% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 100 121
Median daily rate £432 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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
4560 4589 4548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.23% 9.17% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2962 3006 2841
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 164 188
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +19 83 £480 +1.05% 40
South East +14 81 £450 +1.69% 23
North West +22 37 £420 - 12
South West +18 32 £375 -3.59% 8
East of England +11 12 £413 -11.29% 5
Yorkshire +9 8 £400 +33.33% 12
West Midlands -29 8 £375 +6.99% 6
East Midlands -13 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Midlands -5 1 £650 +8.33%
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 289 (57.92%) Information Security
2 226 (45.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 211 (42.28%) CISSP
4 129 (25.85%) Finance
5 127 (25.45%) Firewall
6 120 (24.05%) Windows
7 114 (22.85%) CISM
8 112 (22.44%) ITIL
9 87 (17.43%) SIEM
10 86 (17.23%) Linux
11 84 (16.83%) Cisco
12 76 (15.23%) Vulnerability Management
13 74 (14.83%) Data Centre
13 74 (14.83%) CISA
14 69 (13.83%) VMware
14 69 (13.83%) Risk Management
15 66 (13.23%) Management Information System
16 63 (12.63%) Security Management
16 63 (12.63%) Security Architecture
17 62 (12.42%) Cybersecurity
18 61 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
19 57 (11.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 56 (11.22%) Network Security
20 56 (11.22%) Security Operations
21 55 (11.02%) Data Protection
22 54 (10.82%) Degree
22 54 (10.82%) Unix
23 53 (10.62%) TCP/IP
23 53 (10.62%) Active Directory
24 52 (10.42%) Microsoft

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 20 (4.01%) IIS
2 18 (3.61%) Apache
3 13 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.00%) JBoss
4 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.40%) Confluence
5 2 (0.40%) Jetty
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.20%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) nginx
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.00%) MS Office
4 9 (1.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.00%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.80%) Office 365
4 9 (1.80%) SaaS
5 7 (1.40%) SoftLayer
6 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.00%) IaaS
7 5 (1.00%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (25.45%) Firewall
2 61 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 56 (11.22%) Network Security
4 53 (10.62%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.21%) DNS
6 29 (5.81%) Internet
7 26 (5.21%) SAN
7 26 (5.21%) WAN
8 25 (5.01%) LAN
9 24 (4.81%) VPN
10 23 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (3.61%) DHCP
11 18 (3.61%) SSL
12 16 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (2.81%) Ethernet
14 13 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.61%) MPLS
15 12 (2.40%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (2.20%) FCoE
16 11 (2.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.40%) DB2
1 7 (1.40%) MySQL
2 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.00%) Big Data
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.40%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.20%) JIRA
2 7 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.20%) Subversion
4 5 (1.00%) Checkstyle
4 5 (1.00%) FindBugs
4 5 (1.00%) Maven
5 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.20%) Bower
6 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.20%) Grunt
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 129 (25.85%) Finance
2 38 (7.62%) Retail
3 21 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.61%) Legal
5 15 (3.01%) Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) French Language
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) German Language
9 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (23.85%) Analyst
2 99 (19.84%) Security Analyst
3 90 (18.04%) Consultant
4 84 (16.83%) Architect
5 83 (16.63%) Security Consultant
6 65 (13.03%) Security Architect
7 48 (9.62%) Security Manager
8 37 (7.41%) Information Analyst
8 37 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 36 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 31 (6.21%) IT Analyst
10 31 (6.21%) Project Manager
11 29 (5.81%) IT Security Analyst
12 25 (5.01%) Information Security Manager
13 23 (4.61%) Information Manager
14 17 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
14 17 (3.41%) IT Manager
14 17 (3.41%) Security Specialist
15 16 (3.21%) Developer
16 15 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.01%) Web Services
2 13 (2.61%) REST
3 11 (2.20%) Middleware
3 11 (2.20%) SOAP
4 7 (1.40%) Java EE
4 7 (1.40%) LAMP
5 6 (1.20%) Spring
6 5 (1.00%) .NET
6 5 (1.00%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.00%) Ext JS
6 5 (1.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.00%) JMS
6 5 (1.00%) XML
7 4 (0.80%) CSS
8 3 (0.60%) CSS3
8 3 (0.60%) HTML
8 3 (0.60%) HTML5
8 3 (0.60%) jQuery
8 3 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.40%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.83%) Data Centre
2 66 (13.23%) Management Information System
3 37 (7.41%) PKI
4 24 (4.81%) Driving Licence
5 23 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.01%) CESG
7 18 (3.61%) Cryptography
7 18 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (3.41%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (3.21%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (2.40%) Smartcard
12 10 (2.00%) e-Health
12 10 (2.00%) FlexPod
13 9 (1.80%) FMCG
14 6 (1.20%) AS400
14 6 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 120 (24.05%) Windows
2 86 (17.23%) Linux
3 54 (10.82%) Unix
4 43 (8.62%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.40%) Solaris
8 11 (2.20%) AIX
8 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
9 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.80%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.20%) Debian
11 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.00%) SUSE
13 3 (0.60%) CentOS
14 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (57.92%) Information Security
2 112 (22.44%) ITIL
3 87 (17.43%) SIEM
4 76 (15.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 69 (13.83%) Risk Management
6 63 (12.63%) Security Architecture
6 63 (12.63%) Security Management
7 62 (12.42%) Cybersecurity
8 56 (11.22%) Security Operations
9 55 (11.02%) Data Protection
10 51 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (9.82%) Project Management
12 45 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (7.41%) Incident Management
14 36 (7.21%) TOGAF
15 29 (5.81%) SABSA
16 28 (5.61%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.41%) ITIL V3
18 26 (5.21%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.61%) Perl
2 20 (4.01%) SQL
3 18 (3.61%) Python
4 16 (3.21%) Java
5 11 (2.20%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.40%) Ruby
8 6 (1.20%) VBScript
9 5 (1.00%) C
9 5 (1.00%) Erlang
9 5 (1.00%) Korn
9 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.80%) C#
11 3 (0.60%) C++
11 3 (0.60%) PHP
11 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.40%) COBOL
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 211 (42.28%) CISSP
2 114 (22.85%) CISM
3 74 (14.83%) CISA
4 54 (10.82%) Degree
5 31 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.61%) CEH
7 24 (4.81%) GCIH
8 22 (4.41%) CCNP
9 19 (3.81%) SANS
10 15 (3.01%) CCNA
10 15 (3.01%) GCIA
11 14 (2.81%) GIAC
12 12 (2.40%) IISP
13 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (2.00%) MCSE
15 9 (1.80%) CISMP
15 9 (1.80%) CLAS
16 8 (1.60%) CRISC
17 7 (1.40%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (45.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (11.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 46 (9.22%) COBIT
4 19 (3.81%) ISO27005
5 15 (3.01%) ISO27002
6 12 (2.40%) ISO 9001
7 11 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (2.20%) SLA
8 10 (2.00%) ISAE 3402
9 8 (1.60%) JSP 440
10 7 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (1.40%) ISO22301
11 5 (1.00%) QA
11 5 (1.00%) RMADS
12 4 (0.80%) COSO
12 4 (0.80%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.60%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.40%) BS25999
14 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 53 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.61%) vSphere
4 7 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.20%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.00%) NFS
7 4 (0.80%) XenApp
8 3 (0.60%) Postfix
8 3 (0.60%) Snort
8 3 (0.60%) Xen
9 2 (0.40%) Squid
9 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.20%) Docker
10 1 (0.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (4.41%) Puppet
2 16 (3.21%) RSA Archer
3 14 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (2.00%) QRadar
5 10 (2.00%) RSA Security Analytics
6 8 (1.60%) Ansible
6 8 (1.60%) Nessus
7 6 (1.20%) Nmap
7 6 (1.20%) SCCM
7 6 (1.20%) WSUS
8 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.60%) Cacti
10 3 (0.60%) Nagios
10 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (16.83%) Cisco
2 69 (13.83%) VMware
3 52 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 47 (9.42%) IBM
5 43 (8.62%) Qualys
6 31 (6.21%) Intel Security
6 31 (6.21%) Oracle
7 30 (6.01%) Splunk
8 20 (4.01%) Juniper
9 19 (3.81%) ArcSight
10 18 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.61%) Forcepoint
10 18 (3.61%) Symantec
11 16 (3.21%) NetApp
12 15 (3.01%) F5
13 13 (2.61%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.40%) Citrix
14 12 (2.40%) HP
14 12 (2.40%) Tripwire
15 10 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
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