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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 283 326 332
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 159 120 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.23% 5.39% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 88 58
Median daily rate £475 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £39.51 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
2198 2228 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.74% 9.61% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1494 1662
Median daily rate £458 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.84 £97.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +49 48 £475 -9.52% 15
Croydon +7 21 £425 +123.68% 2
Canary Wharf -1 1 £550 +37.50%
Uxbridge -2 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £538 -
Feltham - 1 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 90 (35.02%) Information Security
1 90 (35.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (29.57%) Firewall
3 64 (24.90%) Finance
4 61 (23.74%) Cisco
5 54 (21.01%) VMware
6 51 (19.84%) CISSP
7 48 (18.68%) ITIL
8 41 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (15.18%) Windows
10 38 (14.79%) TCP/IP
11 37 (14.40%) CISM
11 37 (14.40%) SIEM
12 36 (14.01%) Linux
13 34 (13.23%) Puppet
14 32 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (12.45%) LAN
14 32 (12.45%) WAN
14 32 (12.45%) Project Management
14 32 (12.45%) Risk Management
15 31 (12.06%) Ansible
16 29 (11.28%) Security Operations
16 29 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (10.51%) Retail
18 26 (10.12%) DNS
18 26 (10.12%) vSphere
18 26 (10.12%) DevOps
19 25 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
19 25 (9.73%) Degree
19 25 (9.73%) Microsoft

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.61%) Apache
2 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
3 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.56%) JBoss
4 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) PaintShop Pro
1 8 (3.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (4.28%) GitHub
4 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.78%) Office 365
6 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Heroku
7 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (29.57%) Firewall
2 38 (14.79%) TCP/IP
3 32 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (12.45%) LAN
3 32 (12.45%) WAN
4 26 (10.12%) DNS
5 20 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (7.78%) Wireless
6 18 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (6.23%) SSL
8 14 (5.45%) Network Security
9 13 (5.06%) DHCP
10 12 (4.67%) BIG-IP
10 12 (4.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (4.67%) Wireshark
11 11 (4.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (4.28%) WAAS
12 10 (3.89%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (3.50%) HTTP
14 8 (3.11%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.72%) Big Data
3 7 (2.72%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.33%) DB2
5 5 (1.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.39%) Ingres
6 1 (0.39%) OLAP
6 1 (0.39%) OLTP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Maven
2 9 (3.50%) Subversion
3 8 (3.11%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.95%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.39%) Bower
7 1 (0.39%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.39%) Gradle
7 1 (0.39%) Grunt
7 1 (0.39%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (24.90%) Finance
2 27 (10.51%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Banking
4 11 (4.28%) Legal
5 8 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.72%) Back Office
7 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.56%) Law
8 4 (1.56%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 2 (0.78%) German Language
9 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.78%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.18%) Architect
2 39 (15.18%) Consultant
3 32 (12.45%) Security Consultant
4 31 (12.06%) Security Architect
5 23 (8.95%) Analyst
6 19 (7.39%) Security Manager
7 18 (7.00%) Security Analyst
8 17 (6.61%) Security Officer
8 17 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (6.23%) Network Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (5.06%) Information Security Officer
12 12 (4.67%) Information Security Consultant
12 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (4.28%) Developer
13 11 (4.28%) Information Officer
13 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.45%) Middleware
2 11 (4.28%) Spring
2 11 (4.28%) XML
3 10 (3.89%) HTML
4 9 (3.50%) HTML5
5 8 (3.11%) Flash
5 8 (3.11%) JSON
5 8 (3.11%) XSD
6 5 (1.95%) Web Services
7 4 (1.56%) REST
8 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.17%) CSS
8 3 (1.17%) SOAP
9 2 (0.78%) Java EE
9 2 (0.78%) jQuery
10 1 (0.39%) CSS3
10 1 (0.39%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.39%) LESS
10 1 (0.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.61%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.67%) CESG
5 10 (3.89%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.89%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.50%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.11%) EPoS
7 8 (3.11%) Interactive TV
7 8 (3.11%) MPEG
8 7 (2.72%) Clustering
8 7 (2.72%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.56%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.17%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.18%) Windows
2 36 (14.01%) Linux
3 22 (8.56%) Unix
4 13 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (3.11%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.95%) AIX
7 5 (1.95%) SUSE
8 4 (1.56%) CentOS
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.17%) Solaris
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) VMS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.02%) Information Security
2 48 (18.68%) ITIL
3 37 (14.40%) SIEM
4 32 (12.45%) Project Management
4 32 (12.45%) Risk Management
5 29 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (11.28%) Security Operations
6 26 (10.12%) DevOps
7 25 (9.73%) Migration
7 25 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (8.56%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (7.78%) Identity Access Management
11 20 (7.78%) Service Management
12 19 (7.39%) High Availability
12 19 (7.39%) Patch Management
13 17 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (6.23%) Data Protection
14 16 (6.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.61%) Python
2 16 (6.23%) SQL
3 13 (5.06%) Java
4 12 (4.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.28%) Perl
6 8 (3.11%) ActionScript
6 8 (3.11%) ANSI C
6 8 (3.11%) C
6 8 (3.11%) C++
7 7 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.95%) Korn
8 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.56%) Ruby
10 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) C#
11 1 (0.39%) Erlang
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (19.84%) CISSP
2 37 (14.40%) CISM
3 25 (9.73%) Degree
4 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.17%) SC Cleared
6 19 (7.39%) CISA
7 15 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.06%) CEH
9 9 (3.50%) CCNP
9 9 (3.50%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.11%) BC Cleared
10 8 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.33%) CISMP
11 6 (2.33%) GSEC
11 6 (2.33%) MCSE
12 5 (1.95%) CLAS
13 4 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.56%) GIAC
13 4 (1.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (35.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.39%) COBIT
3 17 (6.61%) RMADS
4 13 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.50%) SLA
6 8 (3.11%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.17%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.17%) PA-DSS
7 3 (1.17%) QA
8 1 (0.39%) GPG13
8 1 (0.39%) SEPA
8 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.12%) vSphere
3 15 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.56%) Docker
8 3 (1.17%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.17%) Snort
9 2 (0.78%) Squid
9 2 (0.78%) SRDF
9 2 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.39%) iptables
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (13.23%) Puppet
2 31 (12.06%) Ansible
3 18 (7.00%) Nessus
3 18 (7.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.95%) vRealize
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.17%) QRadar
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.78%) Control-M
8 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.78%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.78%) SCCM
8 2 (0.78%) SELinux
9 1 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (23.74%) Cisco
2 54 (21.01%) VMware
3 25 (9.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.56%) Oracle
5 21 (8.17%) CheckPoint
6 19 (7.39%) F5
6 19 (7.39%) Juniper
7 18 (7.00%) AlienVault
7 18 (7.00%) Palo Alto
8 16 (6.23%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.45%) Blue Coat
9 14 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.67%) FireEye
11 11 (4.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 11 (4.28%) Aruba
11 11 (4.28%) HP
11 11 (4.28%) Riverbed
11 11 (4.28%) TippingPoint
12 10 (3.89%) LogLogic
12 10 (3.89%) Tufin
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