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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 26 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.51% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 6.25% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £413 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
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
13 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.67% 8.65% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £494 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5