The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 31 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.44% 0.47% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.25% 3.70% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
PCI DSS
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.11% 12.62% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Median daily rate £413 £395 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £344 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £487 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SABSA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Infor