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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 38 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 0.65% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.92% 10.53% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
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£338 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% +13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.55% 6.21% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 7
Average daily rate £358 £351 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.99% -29.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% +12.85%

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 1 September 2015. 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
Maidstone - 2 - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) ReSharper
2 4 (36.36%) LINQ
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) MVVM
2 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
2 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) LAN

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) ReSharper
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
1 4 (36.36%) LINQ
1 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
1 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Chip Card
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm