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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 203 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 67 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.97% 5.22% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 31
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £378 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
841 977 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.74% 9.84% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 513 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 3 May 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 18 £380 -11.11% 6
Hampshire +2 17 £443 +7.39% 7
Surrey -10 15 £469 +1.90% 4
West Sussex - 12 £463 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - - 1
Kent -26 1 £475 +90.00% 3
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 81 (63.28%) Information Security
2 68 (53.13%) CISSP
3 58 (45.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (40.63%) ITIL
5 44 (34.38%) Cisco
6 43 (33.59%) Firewall
7 40 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
9 33 (25.78%) Management Information System
9 33 (25.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 32 (25.00%) CISM
11 30 (23.44%) CISA
11 30 (23.44%) TCP/IP
11 30 (23.44%) Incident Management
12 29 (22.66%) Windows
12 29 (22.66%) Driving Licence
13 27 (21.09%) Degree
14 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
14 25 (19.53%) Linux
15 24 (18.75%) Project Management
15 24 (18.75%) Security Management
16 23 (17.97%) IBM
17 22 (17.19%) Qualys
17 22 (17.19%) SIEM
18 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (15.63%) Change Management
20 18 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
20 18 (14.06%) Finance
20 18 (14.06%) Internet
20 18 (14.06%) DNS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.28%) IIS
2 7 (5.47%) JBoss
2 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) SaaS
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.34%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.59%) Firewall
2 40 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (23.44%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (14.06%) DNS
4 18 (14.06%) Internet
5 17 (13.28%) DHCP
6 16 (12.50%) MPLS
6 16 (12.50%) Network Security
7 14 (10.94%) Ethernet
8 13 (10.16%) IPsec
8 13 (10.16%) SSL
8 13 (10.16%) WAN
9 12 (9.38%) ADSL
9 12 (9.38%) ISDN
10 11 (8.59%) VPN
11 10 (7.81%) SAN
12 9 (7.03%) PSTN
12 9 (7.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) FishEye
1 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Analyst
2 25 (19.53%) Architect
3 20 (15.63%) Security Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Security Architect
4 15 (11.72%) Consultant
5 13 (10.16%) Security Manager
6 12 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Security Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) Security Specialist
10 8 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Cisco Support
10 8 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Network Support
10 8 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.34%) J2EE
2 3 (2.34%) Middleware
3 2 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 33 (25.78%) Management Information System
3 29 (22.66%) Driving Licence
4 15 (11.72%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (10.94%) Smartcard
6 13 (10.16%) Cryptography
7 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (7.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (6.25%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.47%) Mainframe
10 5 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (3.91%) e-Health
10 5 (3.91%) FlexPod
10 5 (3.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (3.91%) PKI
11 4 (3.13%) AS400
11 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (3.13%) iPad
12 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.66%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Linux
3 9 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.25%) AIX
5 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.47%) Unix
6 6 (4.69%) Solaris
7 5 (3.91%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.34%) CentOS
9 3 (2.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.28%) Information Security
2 52 (40.63%) ITIL
3 30 (23.44%) Incident Management
4 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
5 24 (18.75%) Project Management
5 24 (18.75%) Security Management
6 22 (17.19%) SIEM
7 20 (15.63%) Change Management
8 17 (13.28%) Problem Management
9 16 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 16 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 16 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 15 (11.72%) Capacity Management
10 15 (11.72%) SABSA
10 15 (11.72%) Security Patching
10 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (10.94%) Analytics
11 14 (10.94%) Risk Management
12 13 (10.16%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.91%) Perl
1 5 (3.91%) Python
2 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.78%) C
3 1 (0.78%) C++
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) Ruby
3 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (53.13%) CISSP
2 32 (25.00%) CISM
3 30 (23.44%) CISA
4 27 (21.09%) Degree
5 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (13.28%) GCIH
7 15 (11.72%) CCNA
8 13 (10.16%) GCIA
8 13 (10.16%) IISP
9 11 (8.59%) CEH
10 10 (7.81%) CCNP
11 6 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (3.91%) NCDA
12 5 (3.91%) SANS
13 4 (3.13%) CRISC
13 4 (3.13%) GIAC
13 4 (3.13%) RHCSA
13 4 (3.13%) SSCP
14 3 (2.34%) CLAS
15 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (45.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (25.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (11.72%) ISO 9001
4 14 (10.94%) COBIT
4 14 (10.94%) ISO27005
5 11 (8.59%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (5.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (3.91%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
8 4 (3.13%) COSO
8 4 (3.13%) ISO27002
8 4 (3.13%) SAS 70
9 3 (2.34%) ISO22301
10 2 (1.56%) RMADS
10 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.91%) vSphere
4 4 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (5.47%) Puppet
3 4 (3.13%) WSUS
4 3 (2.34%) Packer
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.34%) RSA Archer
4 3 (2.34%) SCCM
4 3 (2.34%) vRealize
5 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 44 (34.38%) Cisco
2 23 (17.97%) IBM
3 22 (17.19%) Qualys
4 17 (13.28%) Intel Security
4 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.50%) F5
5 16 (12.50%) VMware
6 13 (10.16%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (10.16%) Cyberoam
7 11 (8.59%) ArcSight
7 11 (8.59%) NetWitness
7 11 (8.59%) Oracle
7 11 (8.59%) Tripwire
8 10 (7.81%) Sun
9 6 (4.69%) Splunk
10 5 (3.91%) CA
10 5 (3.91%) NetApp
11 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.34%) Forcepoint
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