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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / London
Rank 289 331 350
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +19
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 117 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.01% 3.91% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 42
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
2336 2402 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.01% 11.36% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1679 1735
Median daily rate £480 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £34.90 £101.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +2 14 £425 +21.42% 1
Canary Wharf -4 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Harrow +6 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 91 (36.99%) Information Security
2 72 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (25.61%) Firewall
3 63 (25.61%) CISSP
4 59 (23.98%) Finance
5 45 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (17.89%) CISM
7 43 (17.48%) ITIL
8 42 (17.07%) Cisco
9 41 (16.67%) VMware
10 40 (16.26%) Microsoft
11 38 (15.45%) Linux
12 37 (15.04%) Ansible
13 35 (14.23%) Puppet
14 34 (13.82%) WAN
15 32 (13.01%) SIEM
16 31 (12.60%) Risk Management
17 30 (12.20%) Degree
18 29 (11.79%) High Availability
19 28 (11.38%) Security Operations
19 28 (11.38%) Windows
19 28 (11.38%) Python
19 28 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (10.98%) LAN
20 27 (10.98%) TCP/IP
20 27 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
20 27 (10.98%) Migration
21 26 (10.57%) Security Cleared
21 26 (10.57%) DevOps

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 13 (5.28%) Apache
1 13 (5.28%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.85%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.44%) IIS
5 4 (1.63%) CMS
5 4 (1.63%) JBoss
6 3 (1.22%) Confluence
6 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.81%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (0.81%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (0.81%) Jetty
7 2 (0.81%) Mule
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.81%) Relativity
2 2 (0.81%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.81%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (4.88%) Heroku
3 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.25%) GitHub
5 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.85%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.63%) Akamai
6 4 (1.63%) Office 365
6 4 (1.63%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.63%) SaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (25.61%) Firewall
2 34 (13.82%) WAN
3 27 (10.98%) LAN
3 27 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 20 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (7.72%) Wireless
6 18 (7.32%) DNS
7 16 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (5.69%) Network Security
9 13 (5.28%) SSL
10 11 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (4.07%) Internet
12 9 (3.66%) HTTP
12 9 (3.66%) MPLS
13 8 (3.25%) VPN
14 7 (2.85%) BIG-IP
14 7 (2.85%) DHCP
14 7 (2.85%) IPsec
15 6 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.85%) DB2
4 7 (2.85%) MySQL
5 6 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.22%) Big Data
6 3 (1.22%) Ingres
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.22%) VLDB
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.28%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.85%) JIRA
5 4 (1.63%) Subversion
6 3 (1.22%) Maven
6 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.41%) Ant
8 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.41%) Gradle
8 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
General
1 59 (23.98%) Finance
2 18 (7.32%) Retail
3 13 (5.28%) Legal
4 11 (4.47%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.85%) Banking
6 6 (2.44%) Marketing
7 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (13.41%) Consultant
2 32 (13.01%) Analyst
3 29 (11.79%) Architect
4 26 (10.57%) Security Analyst
5 24 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 19 (7.72%) Developer
7 18 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
8 17 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (6.50%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (6.50%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.69%) Network Engineer
11 13 (5.28%) Security Engineer
11 13 (5.28%) Security Manager
11 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.88%) Security Architect
13 10 (4.07%) Information Analyst
13 10 (4.07%) Information Security Analyst
14 9 (3.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.50%) Middleware
2 14 (5.69%) RESTful
3 7 (2.85%) Web Services
3 7 (2.85%) XML
4 6 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (2.03%) .NET
5 5 (2.03%) 802.1X
5 5 (2.03%) Spring
6 4 (1.63%) HTML
6 4 (1.63%) REST
7 3 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.22%) J2EE
7 3 (1.22%) Java EE
8 2 (0.81%) HTML5
8 2 (0.81%) jQuery
8 2 (0.81%) JSON
8 2 (0.81%) Node.js
8 2 (0.81%) Servlets
8 2 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.03%) Clustering
5 5 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.03%) EPoS
6 4 (1.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.22%) BYOD
7 3 (1.22%) Contactless
7 3 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.22%) Fintech
7 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) DataPower
8 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.45%) Linux
2 28 (11.38%) Windows
3 25 (10.16%) Unix
4 9 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.85%) AIX
6 7 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.63%) CentOS
9 3 (1.22%) SUSE
9 3 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (36.99%) Information Security
2 44 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.48%) ITIL
4 32 (13.01%) SIEM
5 31 (12.60%) Risk Management
6 29 (11.79%) High Availability
7 28 (11.38%) Security Operations
8 27 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (10.98%) Migration
9 26 (10.57%) DevOps
10 25 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (9.35%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (8.54%) Scrum
14 20 (8.13%) Mentoring
15 19 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (7.32%) Configuration Management
16 18 (7.32%) Data Protection
16 18 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.38%) Python
2 25 (10.16%) Java
2 25 (10.16%) SQL
3 13 (5.28%) Perl
4 9 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.44%) Korn
6 6 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.22%) C
8 3 (1.22%) C++
8 3 (1.22%) Ruby
8 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.81%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.81%) ANSI C
9 2 (0.81%) C#
9 2 (0.81%) Scala
9 2 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (25.61%) CISSP
2 44 (17.89%) CISM
3 30 (12.20%) Degree
4 26 (10.57%) Security Cleared
5 25 (10.16%) CISA
5 25 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.76%) PCI QSA
7 12 (4.88%) SANS
8 9 (3.66%) CCNP
8 9 (3.66%) CCSP
9 8 (3.25%) CCNA
10 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.85%) SSCP
11 6 (2.44%) CEH
11 6 (2.44%) CLAS
12 5 (2.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (2.03%) GIAC
13 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.32%) COBIT
2 18 (7.32%) QA
3 17 (6.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (6.50%) GDPR
5 10 (4.07%) ISO27002
6 6 (2.44%) RMADS
7 4 (1.63%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.63%) PA-DSS
7 4 (1.63%) SLA
8 3 (1.22%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.81%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.81%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 2 (0.81%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.41%) GPG13
10 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.13%) vSphere
3 18 (7.32%) Docker
4 12 (4.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.22%) Snort
9 2 (0.81%) iptables
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.81%) vCloud
9 2 (0.81%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) Postfix
10 1 (0.41%) Samba
10 1 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (15.04%) Ansible
2 35 (14.23%) Puppet
3 13 (5.28%) Nessus
4 12 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.63%) Control-M
7 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.81%) EnCase
8 2 (0.81%) SCCM
8 2 (0.81%) SELinux
8 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.81%) vRealize
9 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.41%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (17.07%) Cisco
2 41 (16.67%) VMware
3 40 (16.26%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.35%) Oracle
5 20 (8.13%) F5
5 20 (8.13%) Splunk
5 20 (8.13%) WorldPay
6 17 (6.91%) Juniper
7 15 (6.10%) Palo Alto
8 13 (5.28%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.28%) Tufin
9 12 (4.88%) AlienVault
9 12 (4.88%) HP
9 12 (4.88%) IBM
10 9 (3.66%) Qualys
10 9 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.66%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.25%) FireEye
12 7 (2.85%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.85%) TippingPoint
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