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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / London
Rank 286 311 346
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +35
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 118 101 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.97% 4.69% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 40
Median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
1975 2154 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.17% 10.30% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1427 1376
Median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 25 £525 +37.70% 5
Croydon - 5 £551 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 87 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (31.14%) Firewall
3 76 (27.84%) Information Security
4 69 (25.27%) Cisco
5 66 (24.18%) Finance
6 63 (23.08%) VMware
7 60 (21.98%) CISSP
8 47 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (16.85%) WAN
10 45 (16.48%) ITIL
10 45 (16.48%) CISM
11 43 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (15.38%) Security Operations
13 41 (15.02%) SIEM
13 41 (15.02%) Ansible
13 41 (15.02%) TCP/IP
14 40 (14.65%) Security Cleared
15 39 (14.29%) LAN
16 38 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
16 38 (13.92%) Puppet
17 37 (13.55%) SC Cleared
17 37 (13.55%) Linux
18 36 (13.19%) Windows
19 35 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
20 34 (12.45%) vSphere
21 33 (12.09%) Migration
22 30 (10.99%) CISA
22 30 (10.99%) Management Information System
22 30 (10.99%) Risk Management
22 30 (10.99%) Unix

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 16 (5.86%) Apache
2 12 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.30%) IIS
4 7 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.47%) JBoss
7 3 (1.10%) Confluence
8 2 (0.73%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.73%) Jetty
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.83%) PaintShop Pro
1 5 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.73%) Relativity
3 2 (0.73%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.73%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (4.76%) Heroku
4 10 (3.66%) GitHub
5 8 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.47%) Akamai
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.47%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.10%) Office 365
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (31.14%) Firewall
2 46 (16.85%) WAN
3 41 (15.02%) TCP/IP
4 39 (14.29%) LAN
5 35 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (9.52%) DNS
7 23 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (7.69%) Wireless
9 19 (6.96%) SSL
10 18 (6.59%) Network Security
11 15 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (4.03%) BIG-IP
13 10 (3.66%) DHCP
13 10 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (3.66%) Wireshark
14 9 (3.30%) Cisco ISE
14 9 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (3.30%) MPLS
15 8 (2.93%) HTTP
15 8 (2.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.93%) DB2
4 8 (2.93%) MySQL
5 4 (1.47%) Ingres
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.10%) Big Data
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.10%) VLDB
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.73%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (5.86%) Cucumber
2 14 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.56%) JIRA
4 7 (2.56%) Subversion
5 6 (2.20%) Maven
6 2 (0.73%) Selenium
6 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Gradle
7 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (24.18%) Finance
2 20 (7.33%) Retail
3 12 (4.40%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.40%) Legal
4 7 (2.56%) Marketing
5 5 (1.83%) Banking
5 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.47%) Law
7 3 (1.10%) Advertising
7 3 (1.10%) Back Office
7 3 (1.10%) Electronics
7 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 40 (14.65%) Architect
2 31 (11.36%) Consultant
3 24 (8.79%) Security Consultant
4 21 (7.69%) Developer
5 20 (7.33%) Analyst
6 19 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.96%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (6.59%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (6.59%) Security Architect
7 18 (6.59%) Security Manager
8 17 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.49%) Security Engineer
10 14 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.13%) Security Analyst
11 12 (4.40%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.66%) Information Security Officer
12 10 (3.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.96%) Middleware
2 14 (5.13%) RESTful
3 10 (3.66%) XML
4 8 (2.93%) Spring
5 7 (2.56%) HTML
5 7 (2.56%) Web Services
6 5 (1.83%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.83%) Flash
6 5 (1.83%) HTML5
6 5 (1.83%) JSON
6 5 (1.83%) XSD
7 4 (1.47%) .NET
7 4 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.10%) Java EE
8 3 (1.10%) REST
9 2 (0.73%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.73%) jQuery
9 2 (0.73%) Node.js
9 2 (0.73%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.99%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.30%) Clustering
6 6 (2.20%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.83%) EPoS
7 5 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.83%) Interactive TV
7 5 (1.83%) MPEG
7 5 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.47%) PKI
9 3 (1.10%) CESG
9 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.55%) Linux
2 36 (13.19%) Windows
3 30 (10.99%) Unix
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.93%) CentOS
6 7 (2.56%) AIX
6 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.47%) SUSE
8 3 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.84%) Information Security
2 45 (16.48%) ITIL
3 43 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 41 (15.02%) SIEM
6 33 (12.09%) Migration
7 30 (10.99%) Risk Management
8 29 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (10.62%) DevOps
8 29 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (10.62%) High Availability
8 29 (10.62%) Identity Access Management
8 29 (10.62%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (8.42%) Scrum
11 21 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.69%) Project Management
12 19 (6.96%) Data Migration
12 19 (6.96%) Patch Management
12 19 (6.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.26%) Java
2 27 (9.89%) Python
3 26 (9.52%) SQL
4 14 (5.13%) Perl
5 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.56%) Korn
9 6 (2.20%) C
10 5 (1.83%) ActionScript
10 5 (1.83%) ANSI C
10 5 (1.83%) C++
11 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.10%) Ruby
12 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.73%) Scala
13 2 (0.73%) VBA
14 1 (0.37%) C#
14 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (21.98%) CISSP
2 45 (16.48%) CISM
3 40 (14.65%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 30 (10.99%) CISA
6 24 (8.79%) Degree
7 23 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (6.96%) PCI QSA
9 11 (4.03%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.66%) CCNP
11 9 (3.30%) CCNA
12 8 (2.93%) BC Cleared
12 8 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.56%) CEH
14 6 (2.20%) CCIE
14 6 (2.20%) CLAS
14 6 (2.20%) GSEC
14 6 (2.20%) MCSE
15 5 (1.83%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.96%) QA
3 17 (6.23%) COBIT
3 17 (6.23%) RMADS
4 14 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.20%) ISO27002
6 5 (1.83%) SLA
7 4 (1.47%) GDPR
7 4 (1.47%) PA-DSS
8 3 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.10%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.73%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.73%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 2 (0.73%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.37%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 47 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (12.45%) vSphere
3 18 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.59%) Docker
4 8 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.47%) DFS Replication
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.10%) Snort
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.37%) iptables
8 1 (0.37%) NFS
8 1 (0.37%) Samba
8 1 (0.37%) Squid
8 1 (0.37%) SRDF
8 1 (0.37%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (15.02%) Ansible
2 38 (13.92%) Puppet
3 25 (9.16%) Nessus
4 24 (8.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.83%) vRealize
7 4 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.47%) Control-M
7 4 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.73%) EnCase
9 2 (0.73%) SELinux
9 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.37%) Nagios
10 1 (0.37%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 69 (25.27%) Cisco
2 63 (23.08%) VMware
3 30 (10.99%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.79%) AlienVault
4 24 (8.79%) Juniper
4 24 (8.79%) Oracle
5 23 (8.42%) F5
6 20 (7.33%) Palo Alto
7 19 (6.96%) WorldPay
8 18 (6.59%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.59%) HP
9 13 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 12 (4.40%) Splunk
11 11 (4.03%) Blue Coat
11 11 (4.03%) FireEye
11 11 (4.03%) IBM
11 11 (4.03%) TippingPoint
12 10 (3.66%) Fortinet
12 10 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.30%) Tufin
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