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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 195 189 188
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 75 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.80% 7.95% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £378 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £61.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
852 780 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 8.53% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 294
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 40
Average hourly rate £19.34 £15.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.30 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -13 24 £550 +22.22% 3
Surrey +10 21 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -2 16 £525 +16.66% 1
Kent +11 7 £338 -34.14% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £369 -18.05% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
West Sussex -14 2 £450 -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 37 (30.08%) CISSP
3 36 (29.27%) Finance
4 32 (26.02%) ITIL
5 30 (24.39%) Firewall
5 30 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (21.14%) Security Management
7 25 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (18.70%) Risk Management
9 22 (17.89%) Windows
9 22 (17.89%) Cisco
10 20 (16.26%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (16.26%) COBIT
10 20 (16.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (15.45%) Data Protection
12 18 (14.63%) Management Information System
12 18 (14.63%) Linux
12 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
13 17 (13.82%) McAfee
13 17 (13.82%) PKI
14 16 (13.01%) CISM
14 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
15 15 (12.20%) Cyber Security
15 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
16 14 (11.38%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (11.38%) SIEM
17 13 (10.57%) Network Security
17 13 (10.57%) Degree
18 12 (9.76%) Information Security Management
18 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (4.07%) IIS
1 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.25%) CMS
3 3 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
1 11 (8.94%) MS Project
2 8 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.07%) MS Office
4 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) Firewall
2 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) Network Security
4 11 (8.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (8.13%) VPN
5 10 (8.13%) HTTP
6 8 (6.50%) SSL
7 7 (5.69%) Internet
8 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.88%) SSH
9 5 (4.07%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (4.07%) WAN
9 5 (4.07%) LAN
10 4 (3.25%) Wireless
10 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.44%) IPsec
11 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.44%) VoIP
11 3 (2.44%) OSPF
12 2 (1.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) MySQL
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) ReSharper
1 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Retail
3 10 (8.13%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (34.15%) Consultant
2 35 (28.46%) Security Consultant
3 20 (16.26%) Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) Security Analyst
5 12 (9.76%) Security Specialist
6 11 (8.94%) Information Security Consultant
7 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.50%) Architect
9 7 (5.69%) IT Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Security Architect
12 4 (3.25%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.25%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Developer
12 4 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
1 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.25%) LINQ
2 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
2 4 (3.25%) XML
2 4 (3.25%) Backbone.js
2 4 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.44%) SOAP
3 3 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.82%) PKI
3 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
4 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.50%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (5.69%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.07%) SecurID
7 5 (4.07%) AS400
7 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.07%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (4.07%) Mainframe
7 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.25%) Smart Meter
8 4 (3.25%) W3C
9 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.81%) Chip Card
11 1 (0.81%) EPoS
11 1 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
2 18 (14.63%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (2.44%) AIX
5 3 (2.44%) Solaris
5 3 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 32 (26.02%) ITIL
3 26 (21.14%) Security Management
4 25 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (18.70%) Risk Management
6 20 (16.26%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (16.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (15.45%) Data Protection
8 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
9 15 (12.20%) Cyber Security
10 14 (11.38%) SIEM
11 12 (9.76%) Information Security Management
12 11 (8.94%) Data Security
12 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.94%) Project Management
13 10 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (6.50%) Change Management
15 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) C#
2 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.25%) PHP
3 3 (2.44%) C++
3 3 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (30.08%) CISSP
2 16 (13.01%) CISM
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.69%) CRISC
6 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.07%) CISA
7 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) MCTS
8 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) CCNP
8 3 (2.44%) CCNA
8 3 (2.44%) CCIE
8 3 (2.44%) GCIA
8 3 (2.44%) GCIH
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
9 2 (1.63%) CEH
9 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.26%) COBIT
3 7 (5.69%) COSO
4 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.38%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.63%) Nessus
3 2 (1.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Cisco
2 17 (13.82%) McAfee
3 11 (8.94%) VMware
3 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.50%) F5
5 8 (6.50%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) Qualys
8 4 (3.25%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.25%) Tripwire
8 4 (3.25%) Splunk
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle
10 2 (1.63%) Juniper
10 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.63%) Spiceworks
10 2 (1.63%) PayPal
11 1 (0.81%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.81%) Varonis
Bracknell, Berkshire
Acumin
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago