The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 336 337 364
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 63 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.44% 3.65% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 49
Average daily rate
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£431 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £700
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1833 2054 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.77% 8.47% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1442 1386
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 52
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.65 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +36.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.52 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
PCI DSS
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +11 12 £501 +11.22% 14
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 28 (24.56%) Firewall
2 27 (23.68%) Finance
3 24 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (20.18%) Information Security
5 20 (17.54%) CISSP
6 19 (16.67%) Java
7 18 (15.79%) Windows
8 17 (14.91%) Data Protection
9 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (14.04%) Cisco
9 16 (14.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (14.04%) Banking
9 16 (14.04%) Retail
10 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.16%) Android
11 14 (12.28%) PKI
11 14 (12.28%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (12.28%) Apple iOS
11 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.40%) ITIL
12 13 (11.40%) Mobile App
13 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
13 12 (10.53%) VMware
13 12 (10.53%) CISM
13 12 (10.53%) UML
13 12 (10.53%) XML
13 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.53%) Project Management
14 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (9.65%) Penetration Testing

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Office
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.56%) Firewall
2 9 (7.89%) Network Security
3 8 (7.02%) WAN
4 7 (6.14%) VPN
5 5 (4.39%) SAN
5 5 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
6 4 (3.51%) SSL
6 4 (3.51%) LAN
7 3 (2.63%) FTP
7 3 (2.63%) Internet
7 3 (2.63%) Wireless
7 3 (2.63%) Multicast
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.75%) NAS
8 2 (1.75%) OSPF
8 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JUnit
1 5 (4.39%) Maven
2 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) Selenium
3 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Jtest
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Banking
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Architect
2 13 (11.40%) Security Architect
3 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.77%) Consultant
4 9 (7.89%) Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Analyst
5 7 (6.14%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Information Governance Manager
7 5 (4.39%) IT Governance Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Governance Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) XML
2 9 (7.89%) .NET
3 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.14%) HTML
4 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.39%) J2EE
5 5 (4.39%) Middleware
6 4 (3.51%) JSP
6 4 (3.51%) Struts
6 4 (3.51%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.51%) Spring
7 3 (2.63%) HTML5
7 3 (2.63%) WCF
7 3 (2.63%) XSLT
7 3 (2.63%) XHTML
8 2 (1.75%) Web Services
8 2 (1.75%) X-Windows
8 2 (1.75%) Ajax
9 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) PKI
1 14 (12.28%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (11.40%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.77%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.39%) EPoS
4 5 (4.39%) EMV
5 3 (2.63%) EFT
5 3 (2.63%) W3C
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.75%) CESG
6 2 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.75%) RMADS
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Android
3 14 (12.28%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) Linux
7 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.63%) UNIX
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Debian
9 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Information Security
2 17 (14.91%) Data Protection
3 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 13 (11.40%) ITIL
6 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.53%) UML
6 12 (10.53%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 11 (9.65%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (8.77%) Reverse Engineering
8 10 (8.77%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.89%) SIEM
10 8 (7.02%) Migration
10 8 (7.02%) SOA
10 8 (7.02%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.02%) OWASP
11 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) Java
2 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 10 (8.77%) Objective-C
3 8 (7.02%) C#
4 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) CISSP
2 12 (10.53%) CISM
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.14%) MCSA
5 7 (6.14%) CCSA
5 7 (6.14%) CCNP
5 7 (6.14%) JNCIP
6 6 (5.26%) CCIE
7 5 (4.39%) CCNA
7 5 (4.39%) JNCIE
7 5 (4.39%) PCI QSA
7 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) ISACA
8 4 (3.51%) Degree
8 4 (3.51%) CCSE
8 4 (3.51%) MCSE
8 4 (3.51%) CISA
9 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.39%) QA
4 2 (1.75%) GPG13
4 2 (1.75%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.88%) Snort
5 1 (0.88%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.75%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Cisco
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) VMware
4 10 (8.77%) IBM
5 8 (7.02%) Juniper
5 8 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle
7 4 (3.51%) JBoss
7 4 (3.51%) CA
7 4 (3.51%) Axway
7 4 (3.51%) Trustwave
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
9 2 (1.75%) BT
9 2 (1.75%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.75%) NetApp
9 2 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
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