The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 430 415 417
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £500
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PCI QSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3607 3550 3794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.65% 16.03% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2520 2301 2604
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 87 119
Median hourly rate £18.75 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.47 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA 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 QSA.

1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) MBA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Tandem

PCI QSA
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) PA-DSS
3 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft