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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 359 269 397
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +128
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 57 111 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.50% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 6.26% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 81 15
Average daily rate £475 £490 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2112 1773 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.53% 8.07% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1204 1495
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 68
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.32 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +24.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.49 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £135.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 10 £450 -10.00% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (34.40%) Information Security
2 36 (28.80%) Finance
3 35 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (17.60%) Risk Management
5 21 (16.80%) CISSP
6 19 (15.20%) Retail
7 18 (14.40%) Firewall
8 17 (13.60%) Java
9 16 (12.80%) CISM
9 16 (12.80%) Banking
10 15 (12.00%) Management Information System
11 14 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (11.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (11.20%) Project Management
12 13 (10.40%) UNIX
13 12 (9.60%) Windows
13 12 (9.60%) PKI
13 12 (9.60%) Cryptography
13 12 (9.60%) Security Architecture
14 11 (8.80%) Data Protection
14 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
14 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (8.80%) TOGAF
14 11 (8.80%) ITIL
14 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
14 11 (8.80%) Cisco
14 11 (8.80%) Service Management
15 10 (8.00%) IBM
15 10 (8.00%) Data Security
15 10 (8.00%) Telecoms

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.40%) SAS
2 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) CICS
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Mule
3 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) BASE24
1 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) Firewall
2 4 (3.20%) Network Security
2 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) SAN
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) VLAN
5 1 (0.80%) NFC
5 1 (0.80%) SSH
5 1 (0.80%) X.509
5 1 (0.80%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.80%) ATM
5 1 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.80%) SMS
5 1 (0.80%) FTP
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.80%) NAS
5 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) DB2
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.60%) VLDB
4 2 (1.60%) DataStage
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Spring Roo
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (28.80%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Retail
3 16 (12.80%) Banking
4 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.00%) Advertising
6 4 (3.20%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Games
7 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Analyst
2 27 (21.60%) Architect
3 19 (15.20%) Security Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Risk Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Security Risk Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Security Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Security Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Risk Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.40%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Designer
9 6 (4.80%) Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Information Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Security Officer
11 4 (3.20%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (3.20%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) XML
2 3 (2.40%) Spring
2 3 (2.40%) Middleware
2 3 (2.40%) SOAP
2 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) J2EE
2 3 (2.40%) REST
3 2 (1.60%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.60%) SAML
3 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.80%) jQuery
4 1 (0.80%) WCF
4 1 (0.80%) WPF
4 1 (0.80%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (0.80%) JSON
4 1 (0.80%) Velocity
4 1 (0.80%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.80%) XML-RPC
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.60%) PKI
2 12 (9.60%) Cryptography
3 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.20%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.00%) EPoS
6 4 (3.20%) Social Media
7 3 (2.40%) CESG
7 3 (2.40%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.40%) EFT
7 3 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.60%) FMCG
8 2 (1.60%) DataPower
8 2 (1.60%) RMADS
8 2 (1.60%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.60%) W3C
9 1 (0.80%) PDA
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) UNIX
2 12 (9.60%) Windows
3 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.20%) Android
4 8 (6.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.80%) zOS
6 1 (0.80%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Information Security
2 22 (17.60%) Risk Management
3 14 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (11.20%) Project Management
4 12 (9.60%) Security Architecture
5 11 (8.80%) Data Protection
5 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.80%) TOGAF
5 11 (8.80%) ITIL
5 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.80%) Service Management
6 10 (8.00%) Data Security
6 10 (8.00%) Security Testing
6 10 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (7.20%) Migration
7 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.20%) UML
8 8 (6.40%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) Java
2 9 (7.20%) Objective-C
3 5 (4.00%) SQL
4 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.40%) C#
5 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) C
6 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) CISSP
2 16 (12.80%) CISM
3 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.80%) GIAC
3 6 (4.80%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) CCSA
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.00%) CISA
4 5 (4.00%) CCNP
4 5 (4.00%) ISACA
5 4 (3.20%) CCIE
5 4 (3.20%) MCSE
5 4 (3.20%) MCSA
5 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
5 4 (3.20%) JNCIE
5 4 (3.20%) CCSE
6 3 (2.40%) GCIA
6 3 (2.40%) GCIH
6 3 (2.40%) PCI QSA
6 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.20%) COBIT
4 2 (1.60%) BS7799
5 1 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.80%) BS25999
5 1 (0.80%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.60%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.80%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Control-M
1 3 (2.40%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Cisco
2 10 (8.00%) IBM
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) Juniper
5 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.20%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.40%) VMware
8 2 (1.60%) Cognos
8 2 (1.60%) EMC
8 2 (1.60%) Symantec
8 2 (1.60%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.80%) Remedy
9 1 (0.80%) Websense
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Citrix
9 1 (0.80%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
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