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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 23 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.45% 1.33% 6.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 12.50% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.04% 10.67% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 12
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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
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 4 March 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) ISSAP
5 3 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Database Security
5 3 (25.00%) SABSA
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) GIAC
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) CEH
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SSCP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) WSUS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Database Security
4 3 (25.00%) SABSA
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) GIAC
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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