The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA 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 QSA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 591 608 615
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 19 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.096% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £550 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.51 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PCI QSA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9206 10429 10996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.14% 20.59% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5764 6353 6279
Median daily rate £420 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 507 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PCI QSA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI QSA across the England region.

PCI QSA Daily Rate Trend in England

PCI QSA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

PCI QSA Daily Rate Histogram in England

PCI QSA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA across the England region.

PCI QSA Hourly Rate Trend in England

PCI QSA
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 QSA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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 0 16 £650 +62.50% 5
South East - 3 £450 -
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PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 25 (96.15%) PCI DSS
2 24 (92.31%) Information Security
3 23 (88.46%) CISSP
4 20 (76.92%) CISM
5 19 (73.08%) CISA
6 14 (53.85%) Validation
7 12 (46.15%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
10 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
10 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (7.69%) PA-DSS
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) CEH
10 2 (7.69%) Finance
10 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 2 (7.69%) Security Management
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Firewall
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
11 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
11 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
11 1 (3.85%) PMP

PCI QSA
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Consultant
2 14 (53.85%) Information Security Consultant
2 14 (53.85%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Compliance Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Information Security
2 14 (53.85%) Validation
3 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Product Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) CISSP
2 20 (76.92%) CISM
3 19 (73.08%) CISA
4 2 (7.69%) CEH
4 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) GCFA
5 1 (3.85%) MBA
5 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (96.15%) PCI DSS
2 12 (46.15%) QA
3 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (7.69%) PA-DSS
5 1 (3.85%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Qualys
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
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