The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 53 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.63% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.66% 7.25% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £275 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £395 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
PCI DSS
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
53 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.37% 8.66% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 35
Median daily rate £413 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £211 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £400 -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) AWK
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) AWK
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Aruba
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Meraki