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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 51 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.26% 1.65% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.45% 25.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
29 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.59% 6.61% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001