The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Kent region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 40 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.76% 1.43% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.95% 5.02% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £380 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £303 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
PCI DSS
South East

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 25 July 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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Folkestone - - - - 2
Rochester - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed