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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 68 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% 5.21% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
72 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.14% 10.16% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 59
Median daily rate £428 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £33.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI QSA

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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) PCI QSA