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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 336 356 348
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 76 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.86% 3.50% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 53
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £558 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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
1970 1859 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.29% 7.79% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1276 1482
Average daily rate £475 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 24
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £23.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -18.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.90 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £71.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +14.28%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +5 23 £500 -2.48% 6
Uxbridge +5 6 £315 -
Paddington - 5 £575 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
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England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 54 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (34.07%) Information Security
2 46 (34.07%) Finance
3 36 (26.67%) Firewall
4 32 (23.70%) CISSP
5 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.74%) ITIL
7 26 (19.26%) SIEM
8 24 (17.78%) Windows
8 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (16.30%) SSL
10 21 (15.56%) TCP/IP
11 20 (14.81%) Cisco
11 20 (14.81%) Java
11 20 (14.81%) Data Centre
12 18 (13.33%) Project Management
12 18 (13.33%) CISM
12 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 18 (13.33%) LAN
12 18 (13.33%) WAN
12 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 18 (13.33%) Puppet
13 17 (12.59%) Linux
14 16 (11.85%) CheckPoint
14 16 (11.85%) Retail
14 16 (11.85%) F5
14 16 (11.85%) PaaS
15 15 (11.11%) Open Source
15 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 15 (11.11%) Opscode Chef

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 7 (5.19%) Apache
1 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.96%) IIS
3 3 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) PaaS
2 14 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.67%) Firewall
2 22 (16.30%) SSL
3 21 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.33%) LAN
4 18 (13.33%) WAN
5 15 (11.11%) HTTP
6 12 (8.89%) Network Security
7 11 (8.15%) VPN
8 10 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (5.93%) VLAN
9 8 (5.93%) SAN
10 7 (5.19%) SNMP
10 7 (5.19%) SMTP
10 7 (5.19%) MPLS
10 7 (5.19%) NetScaler
10 7 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.70%) Internet
11 5 (3.70%) DNS
12 4 (2.96%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) MySQL
2 12 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.19%) Big Data
4 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) DB2
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.63%) Subversion
3 12 (8.89%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.22%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.22%) JIRA
4 3 (2.22%) Selenium
4 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) Appium
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) MonkeyTalk
6 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
General
1 46 (34.07%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Retail
3 8 (5.93%) Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.96%) Law
5 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Advertising
6 3 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Consultant
2 24 (17.78%) Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Security Consultant
4 19 (14.07%) Architect
5 16 (11.85%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.41%) Security Architect
8 9 (6.67%) Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.19%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Security Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) IT Security Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) IT Security Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Security Specialist
11 6 (4.44%) Security Manager
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (3.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 4 (2.96%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) SOAP
1 8 (5.93%) Web Services
2 7 (5.19%) REST
3 6 (4.44%) Middleware
4 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.22%) Spring
5 3 (2.22%) JSF
5 3 (2.22%) .NET
5 3 (2.22%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.48%) HTML
6 2 (1.48%) CSS
6 2 (1.48%) XML
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) LAMP
7 1 (0.74%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.89%) PKI
3 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.93%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (5.19%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.48%) SCADA
8 2 (1.48%) PMI
8 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.74%) BYOD
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) CCTV
9 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Online Games
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Linux
3 8 (5.93%) UNIX
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.22%) Solaris
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) zOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) Information Security
2 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) ITIL
4 26 (19.26%) SIEM
5 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (13.33%) Project Management
7 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.11%) Open Source
8 13 (9.63%) Data Protection
8 13 (9.63%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.63%) BCP
8 13 (9.63%) DevOps
9 12 (8.89%) Cyber Security
9 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.15%) Analytics
10 11 (8.15%) Patch Management
11 10 (7.41%) Change Management
11 10 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) Java
2 12 (8.89%) SQL
3 11 (8.15%) Go
4 10 (7.41%) Python
5 7 (5.19%) Ruby
5 7 (5.19%) Scala
6 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.48%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) CISSP
2 18 (13.33%) CISM
3 14 (10.37%) PCI QSA
4 12 (8.89%) CISA
5 9 (6.67%) CEH
6 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.93%) Degree
7 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.44%) GCIA
7 6 (4.44%) GCIH
8 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.70%) PMP
8 5 (3.70%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.70%) CCNP
9 4 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.96%) GIAC
9 4 (2.96%) VCAP
9 4 (2.96%) CRISC
9 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.15%) COBIT
3 10 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.70%) COSO
5 2 (1.48%) QA
5 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.74%) BS7799
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
1 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.41%) vSphere
3 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.19%) vCloud
5 5 (3.70%) XenApp
6 3 (2.22%) XenServer
7 2 (1.48%) Squid
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.74%) iptables
8 1 (0.74%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
8 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.74%) RACF
8 1 (0.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Puppet
2 15 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (11.11%) Ansible
3 13 (9.63%) Salt
4 2 (1.48%) Rsyslog
4 2 (1.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.74%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Cisco
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) CheckPoint
3 16 (11.85%) F5
4 15 (11.11%) Juniper
5 14 (10.37%) VMware
6 13 (9.63%) Citrix
7 12 (8.89%) HP
7 12 (8.89%) IBM
8 10 (7.41%) Oracle
9 8 (5.93%) Symantec
9 8 (5.93%) Qualys
10 7 (5.19%) Brocade
10 7 (5.19%) CommVault
10 7 (5.19%) NetApp
10 7 (5.19%) Dell
11 6 (4.44%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.70%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.70%) WorldPay
12 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
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