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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 57 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 4.44% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £650 £625 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +183.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
45 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.53% 7.69% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £334 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) GIAC
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) CISA
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Process Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) SABSA
4 3 (42.86%) GISP
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) IISP
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) Process Management
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) SABSA
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) GIAC
2 3 (42.86%) GISP
2 3 (42.86%) IISP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) F5