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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 60 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.97% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.11% 13.64% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -41.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PCI DSS
Berkshire

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
73 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.70% 7.14% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 30
Average daily rate £375 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £282 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £443 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) Radware
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) RIP
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCDP
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Redback
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) FWSM
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) FWSM
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) RIP
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCIE
1 4 (50.00%) CCSP
1 4 (50.00%) CCDP
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) Nokia
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Radware
1 4 (50.00%) Redback
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago