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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 70 67
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 11.39% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £380 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
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
72 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.10% 7.74% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 50
Median daily rate £375 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £308 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £570 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.55 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) GCIA
2 3 (60.00%) GCIH
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics

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 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) GCIA
1 3 (60.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk