The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 25 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.25% 0.71% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 6.45% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £375 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.50% 11.07% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 22
Median daily rate £350 £364 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) e-Health
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) FCoE
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) FlexPod
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) NCDA
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) FCoE
2 4 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) e-Health
1 4 (80.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft