The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 105 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.051% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.13% 0.89% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
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£425 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £412 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
PCI DSS
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
160 112 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.19% 5.74% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 55 66
Average daily rate £450 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Basingstoke - 7 £455 -
Southampton - 5 £444 -
Hook - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) SIEM
3 13 (36.11%) Cyber Security
4 11 (30.56%) Analytics
4 11 (30.56%) Information Security
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Firewall
6 7 (19.44%) Security Management
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (16.67%) CCNA
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
8 5 (13.89%) Python
8 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) CISSP
9 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (11.11%) UNIX
9 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) C#

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.33%) VLAN
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.56%) SSH
4 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) ISDN
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Turkish Language
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
1 13 (36.11%) SIEM
1 13 (36.11%) Cyber Security
2 11 (30.56%) Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) Information Security
3 7 (19.44%) Security Management
4 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
5 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.89%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.67%) CCNA
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) GCIH
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCSE
5 2 (5.56%) GCIA
5 2 (5.56%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CEH
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.56%) GPG13
1 2 (5.56%) COSO
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) Squid
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Snort
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) VMware
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee
3 2 (5.56%) Websense
3 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.78%) HP