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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.86% 0.52% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.20% 4.23% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £650 £625 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +159.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £505 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
49 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.42% 12.20% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 £700 -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SABSA
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) GISP
4 3 (33.33%) IISP
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Docker

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 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) SABSA
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (33.33%) GISP
2 3 (33.33%) IISP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas