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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 32 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% 11.11% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.33% 3.59% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £213 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £211 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £215 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC