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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 31 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.08% - 7.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
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£675 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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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
27 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.85% 6.02% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 15
Average daily rate £363 £463 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +21.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £553 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) ISSAP
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) SABSA
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) SABSA
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISSAP
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001