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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 23 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.29% 1.84% 3.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.39% 15.79% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate £600 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
41 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.69% 11.66% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £515 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
5 4 (30.77%) Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) People Management
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) PCI QSA
7 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) CISM
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) SAN

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Information Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PCI QSA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto