The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.89% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.61% 6.29% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £390 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -12.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 143 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.56% 14.16% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 64
Median daily rate £419 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.19% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £169 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £503 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £53.75 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +80.85%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PCI DSS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) PCI QSA
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Payments Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) PCI QSA
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001