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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 349 370 372
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 83 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.13% 2.92% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 38
Median daily rate £500 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £382 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -
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
2010 2263 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.08% 9.58% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1632 1489
Median daily rate £475 £472 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 23
Median hourly rate £19.62 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £143.00 £96.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +41 12 £550 +10.00% 7
Bromley - 5 £500 -
Feltham -1 3 £550 -
Croydon - 3 £438 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 101 (56.74%) Information Security
2 66 (37.08%) CISSP
3 64 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (34.27%) Finance
5 39 (21.91%) CISM
6 33 (18.54%) Firewall
7 32 (17.98%) ITIL
8 28 (15.73%) CISA
9 27 (15.17%) Linux
9 27 (15.17%) SIEM
10 25 (14.04%) Windows
11 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (12.36%) Risk Management
12 22 (12.36%) Unix
12 22 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (11.80%) VMware
13 21 (11.80%) TOGAF
14 19 (10.67%) CESG
14 19 (10.67%) Oracle
14 19 (10.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (10.11%) Data Protection
15 18 (10.11%) Project Management
16 17 (9.55%) CEH
16 17 (9.55%) Data Security
17 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
17 16 (8.99%) Security Architecture
17 16 (8.99%) SABSA
17 16 (8.99%) Puppet

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 8 (4.49%) Apache
2 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.12%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.81%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Heroku
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.54%) Firewall
2 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.30%) LAN
4 11 (6.18%) WAN
5 10 (5.62%) Network Security
5 10 (5.62%) SSL
6 9 (5.06%) DNS
6 9 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.37%) Internet
7 6 (3.37%) SAN
8 4 (2.25%) VPN
8 4 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.25%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.69%) HTTP
9 3 (1.69%) IPsec
9 3 (1.69%) NAS
9 3 (1.69%) Wireless
10 2 (1.12%) MPLS
10 2 (1.12%) OSPF
10 2 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Big Data
1 7 (3.93%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.37%) DB2
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) OLTP
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.69%) FindBugs
2 3 (1.69%) Maven
2 3 (1.69%) Subversion
3 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Bower
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Grunt
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (34.27%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Retail
3 10 (5.62%) Banking
4 9 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) French Language
7 2 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (1.12%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.12%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Architect
1 40 (22.47%) Consultant
2 37 (20.79%) Security Consultant
3 35 (19.66%) Security Architect
4 32 (17.98%) Analyst
5 28 (15.73%) Security Analyst
6 16 (8.99%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (7.30%) Security Manager
8 10 (5.62%) Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Information Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (4.49%) Security Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) Compliance Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Information Manager
11 7 (3.93%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Web Services
2 10 (5.62%) Middleware
2 10 (5.62%) REST
3 9 (5.06%) SOAP
4 4 (2.25%) Spring
5 3 (1.69%) Ext JS
5 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.69%) Java EE
5 3 (1.69%) JMS
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
6 2 (1.12%) XML
7 1 (0.56%) .NET
7 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.56%) Ajax
7 1 (0.56%) HTML
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
7 1 (0.56%) J2EE
7 1 (0.56%) jBPM
7 1 (0.56%) LAMP
7 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) CESG
2 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.93%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (3.37%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.69%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.17%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Windows
3 22 (12.36%) Unix
4 12 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.25%) AIX
7 4 (2.25%) SUSE
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.74%) Information Security
2 32 (17.98%) ITIL
3 27 (15.17%) SIEM
4 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (12.36%) Risk Management
6 21 (11.80%) TOGAF
7 18 (10.11%) Data Protection
7 18 (10.11%) Project Management
8 17 (9.55%) Data Security
9 16 (8.99%) SABSA
9 16 (8.99%) Security Architecture
9 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.30%) Business Continuity
11 12 (6.74%) DevOps
11 12 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.18%) Security Operations
13 10 (5.62%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.06%) SQL
2 8 (4.49%) Perl
2 8 (4.49%) Python
3 6 (3.37%) Java
4 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.25%) Korn
5 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.25%) Ruby
6 3 (1.69%) Erlang
6 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.69%) VBScript
7 2 (1.12%) C#
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) COBOL
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (37.08%) CISSP
2 39 (21.91%) CISM
3 28 (15.73%) CISA
4 17 (9.55%) CEH
5 11 (6.18%) Degree
6 9 (5.06%) SANS
7 7 (3.93%) GIAC
8 6 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (3.37%) CLAS
8 6 (3.37%) GCIA
8 6 (3.37%) GCIH
9 5 (2.81%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.25%) CISMP
11 3 (1.69%) CCNP
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.69%) CREST Certified
11 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (7.87%) COBIT
4 6 (3.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (2.81%) JSP 440
6 4 (2.25%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.69%) SLA
8 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.56%) GPG13
8 1 (0.56%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.56%) QA
8 1 (0.56%) RMADS
8 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.49%) vSphere
4 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.25%) XenApp
6 3 (1.69%) Snort
7 2 (1.12%) Squid
7 2 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.56%) Docker
8 1 (0.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) Puppet
2 14 (7.87%) Ansible
3 7 (3.93%) RSA Archer
4 5 (2.81%) Nessus
5 4 (2.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.25%) Nmap
5 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.25%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.69%) QRadar
7 2 (1.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.56%) Cacti
8 1 (0.56%) Control-M
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.56%) Munin
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) VMware
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 15 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.87%) Cisco
5 10 (5.62%) IBM
6 9 (5.06%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.93%) Juniper
9 6 (3.37%) LogRhythm
9 6 (3.37%) Splunk
9 6 (3.37%) WorldPay
10 5 (2.81%) F5
10 5 (2.81%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.81%) Qualys
11 4 (2.25%) Citrix
11 4 (2.25%) FireEye
11 4 (2.25%) Forcepoint
11 4 (2.25%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.25%) HP
11 4 (2.25%) NetWitness
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Rate: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago