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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 313 332 349
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 137 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.57% 4.66% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 75 59
Median daily rate £490 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £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
2085 2232 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.40% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1555 1600
Median daily rate £468 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £60.95 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +54 37 £488 -2.50% 16
Croydon +1 13 £448 +135.52% 2
Bromley - 3 £538 -
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £550 +37.50%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 108 (44.44%) Information Security
2 95 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (29.63%) Finance
4 69 (28.40%) Firewall
5 61 (25.10%) CISSP
6 46 (18.93%) Cisco
7 45 (18.52%) ITIL
8 43 (17.70%) CISM
9 40 (16.46%) VMware
10 36 (14.81%) SIEM
11 35 (14.40%) Windows
12 34 (13.99%) CISA
12 34 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (13.58%) Risk Management
13 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
14 31 (12.76%) Project Management
15 30 (12.35%) Linux
16 27 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (11.11%) Security Operations
17 25 (10.29%) Unix
17 25 (10.29%) LAN
18 24 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
19 23 (9.47%) Degree
19 23 (9.47%) WAN
20 22 (9.05%) DNS
20 22 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
21 21 (8.64%) COBIT
22 20 (8.23%) Microsoft
22 20 (8.23%) CheckPoint

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 12 (4.94%) Apache
2 6 (2.47%) IIS
3 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.82%) Confluence
5 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) PaintShop Pro
1 6 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.88%) GitHub
3 5 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.40%) Firewall
2 33 (13.58%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.29%) LAN
4 24 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (9.47%) WAN
6 22 (9.05%) DNS
7 17 (7.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (6.17%) Network Security
8 15 (6.17%) Wireless
9 14 (5.76%) SSL
9 14 (5.76%) Wireshark
10 12 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (4.53%) BIG-IP
11 11 (4.53%) DHCP
11 11 (4.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (4.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (4.53%) WAAS
12 9 (3.70%) HTTP
13 8 (3.29%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (2.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.88%) Big Data
1 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.06%) DB2
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.41%) Ingres
4 1 (0.41%) OLAP
4 1 (0.41%) OLTP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Maven
1 7 (2.88%) Subversion
2 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.65%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) Bower
5 1 (0.41%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.41%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Grunt
5 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 72 (29.63%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Retail
3 16 (6.58%) Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Legal
5 9 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.47%) Back Office
7 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.65%) Advertising
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) French Language
10 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.82%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Architect
2 48 (19.75%) Consultant
3 39 (16.05%) Security Consultant
4 34 (13.99%) Analyst
5 33 (13.58%) Security Architect
6 26 (10.70%) Security Analyst
7 22 (9.05%) Security Manager
8 16 (6.58%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (6.58%) Security Officer
9 14 (5.76%) Developer
10 13 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.94%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (4.53%) Network Engineer
13 10 (4.12%) Information Officer
14 9 (3.70%) Information Manager
14 9 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
14 9 (3.70%) IT Analyst
14 9 (3.70%) PCI DSS Consultant
15 8 (3.29%) Information Analyst
15 8 (3.29%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.35%) Middleware
2 9 (3.70%) XML
3 8 (3.29%) HTML
3 8 (3.29%) REST
3 8 (3.29%) Spring
3 8 (3.29%) Web Services
4 7 (2.88%) HTML5
4 7 (2.88%) SOAP
5 6 (2.47%) Flash
5 6 (2.47%) JSON
5 6 (2.47%) XSD
6 3 (1.23%) CSS
7 2 (0.82%) .NET
7 2 (0.82%) jQuery
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.41%) CSS3
8 1 (0.41%) Ext JS
8 1 (0.41%) LESS
8 1 (0.41%) Node.js
8 1 (0.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.17%) CESG
4 14 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.29%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.29%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.88%) Clustering
7 7 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.47%) Interactive TV
8 6 (2.47%) MPEG
9 5 (2.06%) EPoS
9 5 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.65%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.40%) Windows
2 30 (12.35%) Linux
3 25 (10.29%) Unix
4 11 (4.53%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.65%) CentOS
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.23%) AIX
8 3 (1.23%) Solaris
8 3 (1.23%) SUSE
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.44%) Information Security
2 45 (18.52%) ITIL
3 36 (14.81%) SIEM
4 33 (13.58%) Risk Management
5 31 (12.76%) Project Management
6 27 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 23 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (8.23%) Service Management
10 18 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 18 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 18 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (7.41%) Security Architecture
11 16 (6.58%) Data Security
11 16 (6.58%) Migration
11 16 (6.58%) TOGAF
12 14 (5.76%) Change Management
12 14 (5.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.35%) Java
2 11 (4.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.12%) Python
3 10 (4.12%) SQL
4 8 (3.29%) C++
5 7 (2.88%) Perl
6 6 (2.47%) ActionScript
6 6 (2.47%) ANSI C
6 6 (2.47%) C
6 6 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.65%) Ruby
9 3 (1.23%) Korn
10 2 (0.82%) C#
10 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) COBOL
11 1 (0.41%) Erlang
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (25.10%) CISSP
2 43 (17.70%) CISM
3 34 (13.99%) CISA
4 23 (9.47%) Degree
5 16 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.76%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.35%) CEH
8 8 (3.29%) SANS
9 6 (2.47%) GIAC
10 5 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.06%) CISMP
10 5 (2.06%) GSEC
10 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.65%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.65%) CCNP
11 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.23%) MCSE
12 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (8.64%) COBIT
3 14 (5.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.53%) RMADS
5 9 (3.70%) SLA
6 7 (2.88%) ISO27002
7 4 (1.65%) QA
8 3 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.23%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.41%) BS7799
9 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.41%) GPG13
9 1 (0.41%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.41%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.41%) SEPA
9 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.41%) vSphere
3 12 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.23%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.23%) Snort
6 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.82%) Docker
7 2 (0.82%) Squid
7 2 (0.82%) SRDF
7 2 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.82%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (7.41%) Puppet
2 16 (6.58%) Ansible
3 15 (6.17%) Nessus
4 14 (5.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.23%) QRadar
6 3 (1.23%) vRealize
7 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.82%) Nmap
7 2 (0.82%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.82%) SCCM
8 1 (0.41%) Cacti
8 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.41%) Munin
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (18.93%) Cisco
2 40 (16.46%) VMware
3 20 (8.23%) CheckPoint
3 20 (8.23%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.82%) Juniper
4 19 (7.82%) Oracle
5 17 (7.00%) Palo Alto
6 15 (6.17%) F5
7 14 (5.76%) Blue Coat
8 12 (4.94%) AlienVault
8 12 (4.94%) FireEye
9 11 (4.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 11 (4.53%) Aruba
9 11 (4.53%) Riverbed
9 11 (4.53%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.53%) TippingPoint
10 10 (4.12%) LogLogic
10 10 (4.12%) Radianz
10 10 (4.12%) Tufin
11 9 (3.70%) Fortinet
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