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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 298 308 360
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +52
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 134 126 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.14% 5.42% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 41
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £39.51 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
2181 2326 2264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.11% 10.26% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1532 1611
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 40
Median hourly rate £18.06 £22.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% -3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-20.09% +25.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +27 34 £525 - 7
Croydon - 11 £528 -
Uxbridge +5 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 92 (32.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (32.03%) Firewall
3 82 (29.18%) Information Security
4 76 (27.05%) Cisco
5 74 (26.33%) Finance
6 63 (22.42%) VMware
7 56 (19.93%) CISSP
8 49 (17.44%) TCP/IP
9 48 (17.08%) WAN
9 48 (17.08%) ITIL
10 47 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (14.95%) CISM
11 42 (14.95%) SIEM
11 42 (14.95%) Ansible
12 41 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (14.59%) Windows
12 41 (14.59%) LAN
13 39 (13.88%) Security Cleared
13 39 (13.88%) Puppet
13 39 (13.88%) Security Operations
14 38 (13.52%) DevOps
14 38 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (12.81%) SC Cleared
15 36 (12.81%) Linux
15 36 (12.81%) Migration
16 35 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
17 34 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
20 31 (11.03%) Management Information System

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 19 (6.76%) Apache
2 8 (2.85%) IIS
2 8 (2.85%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.42%) JBoss
6 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.71%) CMS
7 2 (0.71%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (0.71%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (2.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Relativity
3 2 (0.71%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.71%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (4.27%) Heroku
4 11 (3.91%) GitHub
5 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.42%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.07%) Office 365
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (32.03%) Firewall
2 49 (17.44%) TCP/IP
3 48 (17.08%) WAN
4 41 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (14.59%) LAN
5 29 (10.32%) DNS
6 26 (9.25%) Wireless
7 24 (8.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (7.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (6.05%) Network Security
9 17 (6.05%) SSL
10 16 (5.69%) BIG-IP
10 16 (5.69%) DHCP
10 16 (5.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (5.69%) Wireshark
11 15 (5.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (4.98%) WAAS
13 10 (3.56%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (3.56%) MPLS
14 9 (3.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.49%) Big Data
4 7 (2.49%) MySQL
5 5 (1.78%) DB2
5 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.42%) Ingres
7 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.05%) Cucumber
2 8 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.85%) Maven
3 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.49%) Subversion
4 5 (1.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) Ant
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) Gradle
5 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 74 (26.33%) Finance
2 20 (7.12%) Retail
3 15 (5.34%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.63%) Legal
5 10 (3.56%) Banking
6 7 (2.49%) Marketing
7 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.42%) Back Office
8 4 (1.42%) Law
9 3 (1.07%) Advertising
9 3 (1.07%) Electronics
9 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.71%) Games
10 2 (0.71%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (16.37%) Architect
2 45 (16.01%) Consultant
3 36 (12.81%) Security Consultant
4 23 (8.19%) Information Security Consultant
4 23 (8.19%) Security Architect
5 22 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (7.83%) Network Engineer
6 21 (7.47%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (7.47%) AWS Engineer
6 21 (7.47%) Developer
7 19 (6.76%) Analyst
8 16 (5.69%) Security Manager
8 16 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.98%) Security Officer
10 13 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.27%) PCI DSS Consultant
11 12 (4.27%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.91%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.05%) Middleware
2 13 (4.63%) RESTful
3 12 (4.27%) XML
4 10 (3.56%) Spring
5 8 (2.85%) HTML
6 7 (2.49%) Flash
6 7 (2.49%) HTML5
6 7 (2.49%) JSON
6 7 (2.49%) XSD
7 6 (2.14%) Web Services
8 5 (1.78%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.07%) Java EE
10 2 (0.71%) .NET
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.71%) REST
10 2 (0.71%) Servlets
10 2 (0.71%) SOAP
10 2 (0.71%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.47%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.56%) Clustering
6 8 (2.85%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.85%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.85%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.49%) Interactive TV
7 7 (2.49%) MPEG
8 5 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.78%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.42%) EPoS
9 4 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.42%) PKI
10 3 (1.07%) CESG
10 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.59%) Windows
2 36 (12.81%) Linux
3 25 (8.90%) Unix
4 10 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.85%) CentOS
5 8 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (2.49%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.07%) AIX
7 3 (1.07%) SUSE
8 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.18%) Information Security
2 48 (17.08%) ITIL
3 42 (14.95%) SIEM
4 39 (13.88%) Security Operations
5 38 (13.52%) DevOps
6 36 (12.81%) Migration
7 35 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.68%) High Availability
10 30 (10.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 28 (9.96%) Identity Access Management
11 28 (9.96%) Project Management
11 28 (9.96%) Risk Management
12 27 (9.61%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (7.47%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (7.47%) Data Migration
13 21 (7.47%) Scrum
14 20 (7.12%) Patch Management
15 19 (6.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.32%) Python
2 24 (8.54%) Java
3 20 (7.12%) SQL
4 10 (3.56%) Perl
4 10 (3.56%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.49%) ActionScript
6 7 (2.49%) ANSI C
6 7 (2.49%) C
6 7 (2.49%) C++
7 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.07%) Korn
8 3 (1.07%) Ruby
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (19.93%) CISSP
2 42 (14.95%) CISM
3 39 (13.88%) Security Cleared
4 36 (12.81%) SC Cleared
5 29 (10.32%) CISA
6 24 (8.54%) Degree
7 21 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (6.76%) PCI QSA
9 11 (3.91%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.56%) CCNP
11 9 (3.20%) CCNA
12 8 (2.85%) BC Cleared
12 8 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.49%) CEH
14 6 (2.14%) CLAS
14 6 (2.14%) GSEC
14 6 (2.14%) MCSE
15 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (1.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (32.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.41%) COBIT
3 17 (6.05%) RMADS
4 16 (5.69%) QA
5 13 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (3.20%) SLA
7 7 (2.49%) ISO27002
8 4 (1.42%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.71%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.71%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.71%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.36%) SEPA
10 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (10.68%) vSphere
3 18 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 17 (6.05%) Docker
5 6 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.42%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.07%) Snort
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.71%) SRDF
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.36%) iptables
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.36%) Squid
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (14.95%) Ansible
2 39 (13.88%) Puppet
3 24 (8.54%) Nessus
3 24 (8.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.78%) vRealize
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.42%) Control-M
6 4 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.71%) EnCase
8 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.71%) SELinux
8 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 76 (27.05%) Cisco
2 63 (22.42%) VMware
3 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.32%) Juniper
5 26 (9.25%) F5
6 25 (8.90%) CheckPoint
7 24 (8.54%) AlienVault
8 22 (7.83%) Palo Alto
9 20 (7.12%) Oracle
10 19 (6.76%) SolarWinds
11 18 (6.41%) Blue Coat
11 18 (6.41%) HP
12 16 (5.69%) WorldPay
13 15 (5.34%) FireEye
13 15 (5.34%) TippingPoint
14 14 (4.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 14 (4.98%) Aruba
14 14 (4.98%) Riverbed
14 14 (4.98%) Tufin
15 12 (4.27%) Red Hat
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