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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 345 353 291
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -62
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 57 51 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.35% 2.63% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 64
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £374 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +0.84%
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
1704 1938 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 8.65% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1319 1087
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.05 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £75.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 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 27 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 +20 14 £400 -27.27% 9
Uxbridge - 6 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 39 (37.14%) Information Security
2 30 (28.57%) Finance
3 29 (27.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.14%) Retail
6 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
7 16 (15.24%) Firewall
7 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.24%) Network Security
8 14 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 14 (13.33%) Data Security
8 14 (13.33%) CISSP
9 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.38%) Linux
9 13 (12.38%) Banking
10 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
10 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
10 12 (11.43%) Data Protection
11 11 (10.48%) Windows
11 11 (10.48%) Cisco
12 10 (9.52%) Java
12 10 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (8.57%) Project Management
13 9 (8.57%) Juniper
13 9 (8.57%) UNIX
13 9 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (8.57%) SIEM
13 9 (8.57%) Cyber Security
14 8 (7.62%) ISMS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (3.81%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.95%) Jetty
4 1 (0.95%) nginx
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.24%) Firewall
1 16 (15.24%) Network Security
2 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.67%) VPN
3 7 (6.67%) Internet
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.76%) Wireless
5 5 (4.76%) SSL
6 4 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.81%) BIG-IP
6 4 (3.81%) LAN
6 4 (3.81%) WAN
7 3 (2.86%) DNS
7 3 (2.86%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.90%) IPsec
8 2 (1.90%) TACACS
8 2 (1.90%) HTTP
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
9 1 (0.95%) MPLS
9 1 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) MySQL
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.86%) Selenium
3 3 (2.86%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.95%) Appium
5 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.95%) MonkeyTalk
5 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Retail
3 13 (12.38%) Banking
4 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.81%) Games
5 4 (3.81%) Legal
6 3 (2.86%) Law
6 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Local Government
7 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Consultant
2 16 (15.24%) Architect
2 16 (15.24%) Security Consultant
3 14 (13.33%) Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 11 (10.48%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Programme Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Security Officer
8 6 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Network Support
10 4 (3.81%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.90%) Spring
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) Java EE
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) RESTful
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.95%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) JSP
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) Struts
3 1 (0.95%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.62%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.71%) Freedom of Information Act
3 6 (5.71%) Open Source
3 6 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.86%) Online Games
4 3 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) CESG
5 2 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) EMV
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) CCTV
6 1 (0.95%) RMADS
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) CentOS
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Debian
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Information Security
2 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
4 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) Data Security
5 14 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 12 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 9 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.57%) Project Management
7 9 (8.57%) SIEM
7 9 (8.57%) Cyber Security
8 8 (7.62%) ISMS
9 7 (6.67%) Change Management
9 7 (6.67%) Database Security
10 6 (5.71%) ITIL
10 6 (5.71%) Migration
10 6 (5.71%) Time Management
10 6 (5.71%) Information Assurance
11 5 (4.76%) Security Management
11 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) Java
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) Ruby
5 2 (1.90%) Scala
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) Golang
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) CISSP
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.62%) CCNA
2 8 (7.62%) CISM
2 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) PCI QSA
4 5 (4.76%) CISA
4 5 (4.76%) CCNP
5 4 (3.81%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) CRISC
6 2 (1.90%) ISACA
6 2 (1.90%) GCIH
6 2 (1.90%) CISMP
6 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.90%) GIAC
6 2 (1.90%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.71%) GPG13
4 5 (4.76%) QA
5 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.95%) BS7799
6 1 (0.95%) COBIT
6 1 (0.95%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Snort
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) Squid
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.95%) KVM
5 1 (0.95%) Firmware
5 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
1 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.90%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) Salt
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Nessus
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.95%) Cacti
4 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
2 11 (10.48%) Cisco
3 9 (8.57%) Juniper
4 8 (7.62%) Websense
5 6 (5.71%) Sourcefire
5 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.71%) F5
6 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.76%) Tripwire
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle
6 5 (4.76%) McAfee
7 4 (3.81%) Imperva
7 4 (3.81%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.81%) Qualys
7 4 (3.81%) VMware
7 4 (3.81%) Stonesoft
8 3 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (0.95%) Remedy
9 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.95%) Dell
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