The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 20 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.07% 3.33% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.21% 23.81% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £424 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
PCI DSS
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
33 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.19% 14.00% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £485 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £382
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 £51.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.24% +71.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Luton

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Luton region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Luton region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) HSRP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCDE
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VCAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks