The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 328 332 299
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 59 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.64% 2.90% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 51
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
PCI DSS
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1619 1792 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 8.44% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1199 1004
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 37 36
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.29 £22.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.02% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £76.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in London

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the London region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in London

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
City of London +21 15 £438 -20.45% 4
Uxbridge - 5 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (37.61%) Information Security
2 32 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (24.79%) Finance
4 25 (21.37%) Network Security
5 23 (19.66%) Firewall
6 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
7 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
7 17 (14.53%) Security Architecture
8 16 (13.68%) Data Protection
8 16 (13.68%) CISSP
9 15 (12.82%) Cisco
9 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.97%) Linux
11 13 (11.11%) Juniper
11 13 (11.11%) Data Security
11 13 (11.11%) Retail
11 13 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
12 12 (10.26%) ISMS
12 12 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.26%) Windows
13 11 (9.40%) CISM
13 11 (9.40%) Websense
13 11 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (9.40%) Freedom of Information

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) JBoss
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) CICS
2 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.85%) Jetty
2 1 (0.85%) nginx
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
1 2 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) Network Security
2 23 (19.66%) Firewall
3 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.55%) VPN
5 8 (6.84%) SSL
5 8 (6.84%) WAN
6 7 (5.98%) Internet
6 7 (5.98%) Wireless
6 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.13%) IPsec
7 6 (5.13%) LAN
8 5 (4.27%) DNS
8 5 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.42%) BIG-IP
9 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.42%) OSPF
9 4 (3.42%) BGP
9 4 (3.42%) NetScreen
9 4 (3.42%) LDAP
9 4 (3.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (2.56%) MySQL
2 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Subversion
2 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.11%) Retail
4 10 (8.55%) Banking
5 8 (6.84%) Legal
6 7 (5.98%) Local Government
7 3 (2.56%) Games
8 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Consultant
1 17 (14.53%) Security Consultant
2 15 (12.82%) Architect
3 13 (11.11%) Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Security Architect
5 9 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 9 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Network Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Programme Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Security Officer
8 6 (5.13%) Information Specialist
8 6 (5.13%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.13%) Network Support
8 6 (5.13%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) J2EE
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.85%) JSP
2 1 (0.85%) Struts
2 1 (0.85%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.85%) Spring
2 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.85%) Java EE
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.85%) Sensu
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 12 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (9.40%) Freedom of Information
3 10 (8.55%) Freedom of Information Act
4 6 (5.13%) Open Source
5 5 (4.27%) CESG
5 5 (4.27%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.42%) RMADS
7 3 (2.56%) Online Games
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) FMCG
8 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) EPoS
9 1 (0.85%) EMV
9 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 12 (10.26%) Windows
3 10 (8.55%) UNIX
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) CentOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Information Security
2 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
2 17 (14.53%) Security Architecture
3 16 (13.68%) Data Protection
4 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.11%) Data Security
6 13 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (10.26%) ISMS
8 11 (9.40%) Cyber Security
9 10 (8.55%) SIEM
9 10 (8.55%) Information Assurance
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Change Management
11 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.13%) Security Management
11 6 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (5.13%) Database Security
12 5 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) Java
2 7 (5.98%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.42%) Python
5 3 (2.56%) Perl
5 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (1.71%) Scala
6 2 (1.71%) Golang
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) REXX
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) CISSP
2 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.40%) CISM
5 9 (7.69%) CCNA
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.98%) Degree
7 6 (5.13%) PCI QSA
7 6 (5.13%) CCNP
8 5 (4.27%) CISA
9 4 (3.42%) Postgraduate
10 3 (2.56%) GIAC
10 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.56%) VCP4
11 2 (1.71%) CRISC
11 2 (1.71%) ISACA
11 2 (1.71%) GCIA
11 2 (1.71%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.71%) GCIH
11 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (5.98%) GPG13
4 5 (4.27%) QA
5 3 (2.56%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.85%) BS7799
6 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.84%) Snort
2 6 (5.13%) Squid
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.85%) RACF
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.56%) Nessus
3 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.71%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) Salt
4 2 (1.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Cisco
2 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
3 13 (11.11%) Juniper
4 11 (9.40%) Websense
5 7 (5.98%) Sourcefire
5 7 (5.98%) F5
6 6 (5.13%) Blue Coat
6 6 (5.13%) Oracle
7 5 (4.27%) McAfee
8 4 (3.42%) Aruba
8 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.42%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.42%) Qualys
8 4 (3.42%) Stonesoft
8 4 (3.42%) Tripwire
8 4 (3.42%) 3Com
8 4 (3.42%) VMware
8 4 (3.42%) Dell
8 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.56%) Imperva
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