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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 74 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.22% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.77% 2.82% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £380 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PCI DSS
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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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
106 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.73% 7.91% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 51
Median daily rate £380 £355 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (75.00%) GCIA
2 9 (75.00%) GCIH
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) RSA Security Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) NetWitness
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) iPad
5 4 (33.33%) Qualys
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
6 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) FireEye
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (8.33%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) GCIA
2 9 (75.00%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) NetWitness
2 4 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) FireEye
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire