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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 69 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% - 0.100%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.97% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£563 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £423
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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
67 30 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.00% 6.16% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Average daily rate £345 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £318 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.55 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% +1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £12.55 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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
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 16 September 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Security
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) PCI QSA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
2 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense