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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 374 401 374
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 200 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.28% 4.03% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
3789 3619 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.91% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2258 2158 1729
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 132 195
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
South East +6 64 £428 +39.02% 20
London -11 58 £500 - 20
East of England +19 24 £425 +8.97% 6
South West -10 21 £483 +14.03% 12
Yorkshire -3 13 £400 +28.00% 3
North West -27 8 £600 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +5 7 £525 +31.25% 5
West Midlands -6 5 £280 -31.28% 6
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 137 (32.08%) Information Security
2 126 (29.51%) CISSP
3 124 (29.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (25.53%) ITIL
5 103 (24.12%) Finance
6 82 (19.20%) Firewall
7 79 (18.50%) CISM
8 73 (17.10%) Telecoms
9 66 (15.46%) Cisco
10 63 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (14.29%) Network Security
12 56 (13.11%) Risk Management
12 56 (13.11%) Windows
13 52 (12.18%) Security Architecture
14 50 (11.71%) Microsoft
15 49 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
16 47 (11.01%) PRINCE2
16 47 (11.01%) Linux
17 46 (10.77%) VPN
18 44 (10.30%) E-Commerce
18 44 (10.30%) Data Protection
19 43 (10.07%) Penetration Testing
20 41 (9.60%) Security Cleared
20 41 (9.60%) CheckPoint
21 40 (9.37%) Management Information System
21 40 (9.37%) CRISC
22 39 (9.13%) Degree
23 37 (8.67%) SIEM
24 34 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
24 34 (7.96%) LAN

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (2.34%) IIS
2 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) CICS
5 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.23%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.23%) Jetty
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) PaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.20%) Firewall
2 61 (14.29%) Network Security
3 46 (10.77%) VPN
4 34 (7.96%) LAN
5 33 (7.73%) Internet
5 33 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (7.49%) WAN
7 30 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 28 (6.56%) IPsec
9 24 (5.62%) OSPF
9 24 (5.62%) SSL
10 22 (5.15%) Wireless
11 18 (4.22%) RIP
12 14 (3.28%) VoIP
12 14 (3.28%) WLAN
13 13 (3.04%) MPLS
13 13 (3.04%) VLAN
14 11 (2.58%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (2.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.17%) MySQL
1 5 (1.17%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Subversion
2 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.70%) Mercurial
3 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.70%) Selenium
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) JUnit
4 2 (0.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.23%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 103 (24.12%) Finance
2 73 (17.10%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.26%) Retail
4 25 (5.85%) Banking
5 14 (3.28%) Legal
6 11 (2.58%) Turkish Language
7 8 (1.87%) Local Government
8 6 (1.41%) Publishing
9 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.70%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (18.03%) Consultant
2 75 (17.56%) Security Consultant
3 71 (16.63%) Analyst
4 56 (13.11%) Security Analyst
5 51 (11.94%) Architect
6 33 (7.73%) Security Specialist
7 31 (7.26%) Security Manager
8 29 (6.79%) Project Manager
9 28 (6.56%) Network Engineer
9 28 (6.56%) Security Architect
10 26 (6.09%) Security Engineer
11 19 (4.45%) Developer
12 15 (3.51%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.51%) Design Engineer
13 14 (3.28%) IT Security Consultant
13 14 (3.28%) IT Consultant
14 13 (3.04%) Information Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Information Security Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Information Security Consultant
15 12 (2.81%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.45%) .NET
2 15 (3.51%) Web Services
3 5 (1.17%) HTML
4 4 (0.94%) XML
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.47%) WCF
6 2 (0.47%) jQuery
6 2 (0.47%) J2EE
6 2 (0.47%) CSS
6 2 (0.47%) JSP
6 2 (0.47%) SOAP
6 2 (0.47%) XSD
6 2 (0.47%) XSLT
7 1 (0.23%) JavaBeans
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.37%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
3 20 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.22%) Cryptography
5 16 (3.75%) PKI
6 15 (3.51%) SecurID
7 11 (2.58%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (2.34%) Freedom of Information Act
9 8 (1.87%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.41%) Open Source
11 6 (1.41%) IVR
12 5 (1.17%) CESG
12 5 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.94%) RMADS
14 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.70%) Online Games
14 3 (0.70%) EPoS
14 3 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.11%) Windows
2 47 (11.01%) Linux
3 22 (5.15%) UNIX
4 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.11%) CentOS
5 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.70%) Solaris
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (32.08%) Information Security
2 109 (25.53%) ITIL
3 63 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (13.11%) Risk Management
5 52 (12.18%) Security Architecture
6 47 (11.01%) PRINCE2
7 44 (10.30%) E-Commerce
7 44 (10.30%) Data Protection
8 43 (10.07%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (8.67%) SIEM
10 34 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (7.73%) Cyber Security
12 30 (7.03%) OWASP
12 30 (7.03%) Data Security
13 29 (6.79%) Security Management
14 28 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (5.85%) Project Management
16 24 (5.62%) Change Control
16 24 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (4.92%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.49%) SQL
2 22 (5.15%) Java
3 15 (3.51%) C#
4 14 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.11%) Python
6 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.17%) Perl
8 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.70%) Ruby
9 3 (0.70%) PHP
9 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.47%) C
10 2 (0.47%) XPath
10 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.47%) Scala
10 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
10 2 (0.47%) Golang
11 1 (0.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 126 (29.51%) CISSP
2 79 (18.50%) CISM
3 49 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (9.60%) Security Cleared
5 40 (9.37%) CRISC
6 39 (9.13%) Degree
7 32 (7.49%) CCNP
8 29 (6.79%) CISA
8 29 (6.79%) SC Cleared
9 28 (6.56%) CCNA
10 22 (5.15%) CEH
11 18 (4.22%) GIAC
12 11 (2.58%) DV Cleared
13 10 (2.34%) PCI QSA
14 9 (2.11%) ISEB
15 8 (1.87%) CISMP
16 7 (1.64%) PMP
16 7 (1.64%) SSCP
16 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (29.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (7.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (3.98%) COBIT
4 9 (2.11%) GPG13
5 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.17%) QA
7 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.47%) SLA
9 1 (0.23%) BS7799
9 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.23%) COSO
System Software
1 14 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.34%) Snort
2 10 (2.34%) Squid
3 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.94%) Firmware
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.70%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.23%) RACF
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (2.58%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.41%) WSUS
3 4 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (0.94%) Nessus
3 4 (0.94%) Puppet
4 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) Salt
6 1 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.23%) Cacti
Vendors
1 66 (15.46%) Cisco
2 50 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 41 (9.60%) CheckPoint
4 30 (7.03%) F5
5 22 (5.15%) Juniper
6 20 (4.68%) VMware
6 20 (4.68%) Fortinet
7 15 (3.51%) AlgoSec
7 15 (3.51%) Tufin
8 14 (3.28%) Oracle
9 13 (3.04%) CA
9 13 (3.04%) Websense
10 11 (2.58%) Tripwire
10 11 (2.58%) McAfee
11 9 (2.11%) Sourcefire
11 9 (2.11%) Qualys
12 8 (1.87%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.87%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.87%) IBM
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