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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 357 332 320
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 58 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.03% 4.58% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 56
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£500 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £815 £530 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
1915 1965 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 7.93% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1392 1250
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 40
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 10 £850 +93.18% 8
Bromley +2 1 £550 +29.41%
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
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England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (32.09%) Information Security
2 35 (26.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (23.88%) Finance
4 31 (23.13%) Firewall
5 26 (19.40%) CISSP
6 24 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (15.67%) Cisco
8 19 (14.18%) Network Security
9 17 (12.69%) Security Architecture
10 16 (11.94%) Data Protection
10 16 (11.94%) CISM
10 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
10 16 (11.94%) Windows
10 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.19%) WAN
12 14 (10.45%) VPN
12 14 (10.45%) SQL
12 14 (10.45%) Oracle
12 14 (10.45%) Retail
12 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.70%) Java
13 13 (9.70%) SIEM
14 12 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (8.21%) Banking
15 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
15 11 (8.21%) ITIL
15 11 (8.21%) Linux
15 11 (8.21%) Juniper

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (5.22%) IIS
2 4 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) CICS
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Office
1 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.13%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) Network Security
3 15 (11.19%) WAN
4 14 (10.45%) VPN
5 9 (6.72%) Wireless
5 9 (6.72%) SSL
6 8 (5.97%) DNS
6 8 (5.97%) LAN
6 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (5.22%) IPsec
8 6 (4.48%) WLAN
8 6 (4.48%) Internet
8 6 (4.48%) OSPF
8 6 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.73%) BGP
9 5 (3.73%) ADSL
9 5 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.99%) LDAP
10 4 (2.99%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) DB2
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JUnit
1 6 (4.48%) Maven
2 5 (3.73%) Subversion
3 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.24%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) XPEDITER
6 1 (0.75%) Jtest
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.45%) Retail
4 11 (8.21%) Banking
5 8 (5.97%) Legal
6 4 (2.99%) Local Government
6 4 (2.99%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.24%) Back Office
8 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Games
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (14.18%) Consultant
2 18 (13.43%) Security Consultant
3 15 (11.19%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Network Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Security Manager
7 9 (6.72%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Information Manager
8 8 (5.97%) Security Specialist
9 7 (5.22%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Penetration Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (3.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) JSP
2 6 (4.48%) J2EE
2 6 (4.48%) HTML
3 5 (3.73%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.73%) Struts
3 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.73%) XML
3 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (3.73%) Spring
4 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) CSS
5 2 (1.49%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.75%) LAMP
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) Sensu
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) PKI
4 6 (4.48%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (3.73%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.99%) EMV
7 3 (2.24%) CESG
7 3 (2.24%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.24%) EPoS
7 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.24%) RMADS
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.75%) W3C
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) Windows
2 11 (8.21%) Linux
3 9 (6.72%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) Android
5 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.49%) Solaris
8 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.75%) Debian
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) Information Security
2 24 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (12.69%) Security Architecture
4 16 (11.94%) Data Protection
4 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.70%) SIEM
7 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (8.21%) Risk Management
8 11 (8.21%) ITIL
8 11 (8.21%) OWASP
9 10 (7.46%) Cyber Security
9 10 (7.46%) Data Security
10 8 (5.97%) Project Management
11 7 (5.22%) Scrum
11 7 (5.22%) Validation
12 6 (4.48%) Information Assurance
12 6 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.48%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) Java
3 8 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.73%) C#
6 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) Ruby
7 2 (1.49%) C++
7 2 (1.49%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) JCL
8 1 (0.75%) REXX
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) COBOL
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) CISSP
2 16 (11.94%) CISM
3 9 (6.72%) Degree
4 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) CISA
5 7 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) PCI QSA
6 5 (3.73%) JNCIP
6 5 (3.73%) GIAC
6 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.73%) ISACA
7 4 (2.99%) CCNA
8 3 (2.24%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.24%) CEH
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.24%) CCIE
8 3 (2.24%) CCNP
8 3 (2.24%) MCSA
8 3 (2.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.22%) QA
3 6 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.24%) COBIT
5 2 (1.49%) GPG13
5 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.75%) BS7799
6 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.24%) Snort
3 2 (1.49%) Squid
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.49%) vSphere
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.75%) RACF
4 1 (0.75%) XenServer
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.24%) Nessus
3 3 (2.24%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.49%) SCCM
4 2 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.49%) Nagios
4 2 (1.49%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.75%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.75%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Cisco
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) Juniper
4 10 (7.46%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.97%) VMware
6 7 (5.22%) CA
7 6 (4.48%) F5
8 4 (2.99%) Axway
8 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.99%) Aruba
8 4 (2.99%) Trustwave
8 4 (2.99%) Dell
8 4 (2.99%) Websense
8 4 (2.99%) 3Com
9 3 (2.24%) Citrix
9 3 (2.24%) HP
9 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.49%) SonicWALL
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