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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% 1.22% 1.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 8.82% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.24% -16.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
17 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.41% 13.82% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 25
Median daily rate £417 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) eTOM
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) eTOM
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft