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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.64% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.48% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
67 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.50% 8.89% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 13
Average daily rate £261 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £164 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £442 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.64 £15.00 £14.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.91% +5.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.80 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) UML

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP