The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 37 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% - 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PCI DSS
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 10 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.97% 3.52% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 23
Average daily rate £300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 16
Average hourly rate £10.18 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.29 - £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Folkestone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) CRISC
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) BCP
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IT Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) IT Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix