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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 339 344 350
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 81 90 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.22% 4.28% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 44
Average daily rate
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£453 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £392 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £418
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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
1921 2103 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.37% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1460 1465
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 16 £525 +2.43% 9
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
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England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (28.47%) Information Security
2 36 (26.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (22.63%) Finance
4 29 (21.17%) Firewall
5 26 (18.98%) CISSP
6 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (15.33%) Cisco
7 21 (15.33%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (14.60%) Windows
9 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
9 19 (13.87%) Retail
10 17 (12.41%) Data Protection
11 16 (11.68%) Network Security
11 16 (11.68%) CISM
12 15 (10.95%) Java
12 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
12 15 (10.95%) Security Architecture
13 14 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
13 14 (10.22%) WAN
13 14 (10.22%) Project Management
14 13 (9.49%) ITIL
14 13 (9.49%) SQL
14 13 (9.49%) SIEM
15 12 (8.76%) .NET
15 12 (8.76%) Oracle
15 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
15 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
16 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
16 11 (8.03%) Banking

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (5.11%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.46%) CICS
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Office
2 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.17%) Firewall
2 16 (11.68%) Network Security
3 14 (10.22%) WAN
4 11 (8.03%) VPN
5 8 (5.84%) LAN
5 8 (5.84%) SSL
6 7 (5.11%) DNS
7 6 (4.38%) WLAN
7 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.38%) Wireless
8 5 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.65%) IPsec
8 5 (3.65%) OSPF
8 5 (3.65%) SAN
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.92%) ADSL
9 4 (2.92%) MPLS
9 4 (2.92%) BGP
9 4 (2.92%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) DB2
3 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Maven
1 6 (4.38%) JUnit
2 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
3 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.19%) Selenium
3 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.73%) XPEDITER
5 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.73%) JIRA
5 1 (0.73%) Jtest
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 19 (13.87%) Retail
3 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.03%) Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (15.33%) Architect
2 18 (13.14%) Consultant
3 14 (10.22%) Security Consultant
3 14 (10.22%) Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.30%) Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Security Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Security Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Security Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Administrator
10 5 (3.65%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) Information Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
2 9 (6.57%) HTML
3 8 (5.84%) XML
4 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.38%) JSP
5 6 (4.38%) J2EE
6 5 (3.65%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.65%) Struts
6 5 (3.65%) Spring
7 4 (2.92%) Middleware
8 3 (2.19%) XHTML
8 3 (2.19%) Web Services
8 3 (2.19%) XSLT
8 3 (2.19%) WCF
8 3 (2.19%) HTML5
9 2 (1.46%) Ajax
9 2 (1.46%) CSS
9 2 (1.46%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) PKI
4 7 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) EPoS
6 4 (2.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) EMV
6 4 (2.92%) W3C
7 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) RMADS
7 2 (1.46%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.46%) EFT
7 2 (1.46%) CESG
7 2 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Windows
2 8 (5.84%) Android
2 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.11%) UNIX
3 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) Linux
5 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Debian
8 1 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) Information Security
2 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.33%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
5 17 (12.41%) Data Protection
6 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
6 15 (10.95%) Security Architecture
7 14 (10.22%) Project Management
8 13 (9.49%) ITIL
8 13 (9.49%) SIEM
9 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.03%) Scrum
10 11 (8.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (6.57%) OWASP
12 7 (5.11%) MVC
12 7 (5.11%) Validation
12 7 (5.11%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.11%) UML
12 7 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (4.38%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) Java
2 13 (9.49%) SQL
3 9 (6.57%) C#
4 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby
7 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.46%) Perl
7 2 (1.46%) C++
7 2 (1.46%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.73%) JCL
8 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.73%) REXX
8 1 (0.73%) COBOL
8 1 (0.73%) C
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) CISSP
2 16 (11.68%) CISM
3 9 (6.57%) PCI QSA
4 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.11%) Degree
6 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) CISA
7 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.65%) ISACA
8 4 (2.92%) MCSA
8 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.92%) CCIE
8 4 (2.92%) CCNP
8 4 (2.92%) CCNA
8 4 (2.92%) GIAC
9 3 (2.19%) CCSA
9 3 (2.19%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.38%) QA
4 3 (2.19%) GPG13
5 2 (1.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.73%) SLA
6 1 (0.73%) BS25999
6 1 (0.73%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
1 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) vSphere
2 2 (1.46%) Snort
2 2 (1.46%) Squid
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.46%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.73%) RACF
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.46%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.46%) Nagios
3 2 (1.46%) Nessus
4 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.73%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.73%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Cisco
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle
4 10 (7.30%) Juniper
4 10 (7.30%) VMware
5 9 (6.57%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.11%) CA
7 5 (3.65%) IBM
8 4 (2.92%) Trustwave
8 4 (2.92%) Axway
8 4 (2.92%) JBoss
9 3 (2.19%) 3Com
9 3 (2.19%) Websense
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix
9 3 (2.19%) HP
9 3 (2.19%) Dell
9 3 (2.19%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.19%) F5
9 3 (2.19%) Aruba
9 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
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