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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 31 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.31% 1.61% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
33 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.78% 5.65% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £238 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £435 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
1 5 (45.45%) Turkish Language
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
4 2 (18.18%) PKI
4 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (18.18%) CISA
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Internet

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 5 (45.45%) Turkish Language
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Support Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Information Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM