The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 180 183 213
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 68 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.60% 7.48% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 17
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£450 £383 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
PCI DSS
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
791 655 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.51% 7.49% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 290 344
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 71
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.05 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.13 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +31 33 £450 +2.85% 5
Surrey -1 13 £450 +26.31% 5
Hampshire -9 10 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £450 +52.54% 1
West Sussex -3 3 - - 2
Kent -12 2 £513 +13.88%
Middlesex -2 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (31.43%) CISSP
2 41 (29.29%) Firewall
3 37 (26.43%) Cisco
4 35 (25.00%) Information Security
5 32 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (19.29%) Windows
7 26 (18.57%) CheckPoint
8 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.71%) Apache
9 22 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (15.71%) Finance
10 21 (15.00%) OSPF
11 20 (14.29%) Linux
12 19 (13.57%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (13.57%) CCSP
13 18 (12.86%) CCIE
13 18 (12.86%) VPN
14 17 (12.14%) IPsec
14 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (11.43%) BGP
15 16 (11.43%) Juniper
15 16 (11.43%) IIS
16 15 (10.71%) Python
16 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
16 15 (10.71%) CCNP
16 15 (10.71%) CCDP
16 15 (10.71%) VoIP
16 15 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (15.71%) Apache
2 16 (11.43%) IIS
3 6 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.43%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.71%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.29%) Firewall
2 22 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (15.00%) OSPF
4 19 (13.57%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (12.86%) VPN
6 17 (12.14%) IPsec
7 16 (11.43%) BGP
8 15 (10.71%) VoIP
9 14 (10.00%) MPLS
10 13 (9.29%) FWSM
10 13 (9.29%) DNS
10 13 (9.29%) SNMP
11 10 (7.14%) Network Security
12 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (5.00%) BIG-IP
14 6 (4.29%) Internet
14 6 (4.29%) DHCP
14 6 (4.29%) RIP
15 3 (2.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) WebLOAD
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Analyst
2 20 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.14%) Security Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) Consultant
6 10 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
7 8 (5.71%) IP Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Security Tester
8 7 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Tester
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) JMS
2 2 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (0.71%) REST
3 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Open Source
2 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.29%) NHS
4 3 (2.14%) SecurID
5 2 (1.43%) EPoS
5 2 (1.43%) EMV
5 2 (1.43%) APACS
5 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 20 (14.29%) Linux
3 15 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.14%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) OS/400
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) Information Security
2 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (9.29%) Network Management
4 13 (9.29%) Security Management
4 13 (9.29%) ITIL
5 12 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 10 (7.14%) CRM
7 9 (6.43%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (6.43%) Use Case
7 9 (6.43%) Data Security
8 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.71%) UML
8 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (5.00%) SIEM
9 7 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.29%) Service Management
10 6 (4.29%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.71%) Python
2 14 (10.00%) Ruby
2 14 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (9.29%) PHP
4 3 (2.14%) VB
5 1 (0.71%) SQL
5 1 (0.71%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (31.43%) CISSP
2 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (13.57%) CCSP
4 18 (12.86%) CCIE
5 15 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
5 15 (10.71%) CCNP
5 15 (10.71%) CCDP
6 11 (7.86%) PCI QSA
7 8 (5.71%) CISM
8 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.29%) Degree
10 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.14%) CRISC
11 3 (2.14%) CCNA
11 3 (2.14%) PMP
11 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.14%) CISA
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.71%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.29%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) GPG13
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) Snort
2 6 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) Squid
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (26.43%) Cisco
2 26 (18.57%) CheckPoint
3 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.43%) Juniper
5 14 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.86%) F5
6 11 (7.86%) Oracle
7 6 (4.29%) Nokia
7 6 (4.29%) Radware
7 6 (4.29%) Fortinet
7 6 (4.29%) Redback
8 5 (3.57%) VMware
9 4 (2.86%) Sun
9 4 (2.86%) IBM
10 3 (2.14%) AlgoSec
10 3 (2.14%) Tripwire
10 3 (2.14%) Tufin
11 2 (1.43%) McAfee
11 2 (1.43%) webMethods
11 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
Crawley, West Sussex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago