The first table below looks at the demand for PCI QSA 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 QSA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 398 405 409
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.057% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£700 £515 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +11.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £530
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3729 3535 3727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.81% 14.58% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2163 2222
Average daily rate £420 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 124 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
PCI QSA
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PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

PCI QSA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI QSA across the London region.

PCI QSA Daily Rate Trend in London

PCI QSA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) EFT
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) NFC
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PCI QSA 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 QSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NFC
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) EMV
1 1 (25.00%) EFT
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS