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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 203 167 191
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +24
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 51 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.82% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.27% 10.14% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 27
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
814 720 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.72% 8.04% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 374 281
Average daily rate £388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% +77.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey +8 19 £471 +4.72% 1
Hampshire -1 15 £413 -2.94% 4
Berkshire -27 8 £419 -6.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £438 +45.83% 1
Kent +6 4 £425 +6.18% 2
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (50.88%) CISSP
2 46 (40.35%) Information Security
3 45 (39.47%) ITIL
4 41 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (29.82%) CISM
5 34 (29.82%) Cisco
6 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
7 31 (27.19%) Firewall
8 28 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 23 (20.18%) VPN
11 23 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (19.30%) Linux
12 22 (19.30%) Risk Assessment
13 21 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (17.54%) CRISC
14 20 (17.54%) Finance
15 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
16 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 18 (15.79%) Windows
16 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
16 18 (15.79%) Degree
17 17 (14.91%) Data Protection
17 17 (14.91%) Security Management
18 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
18 16 (14.04%) CCNP
18 16 (14.04%) Network Security
19 15 (13.16%) OSPF
20 14 (12.28%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Project
2 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) MS Office
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.19%) Firewall
2 23 (20.18%) VPN
3 21 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (14.04%) Network Security
5 15 (13.16%) OSPF
6 14 (12.28%) LAN
6 14 (12.28%) IPsec
7 13 (11.40%) RIP
7 13 (11.40%) SSL
8 12 (10.53%) Internet
9 11 (9.65%) Wireless
10 10 (8.77%) WAN
11 9 (7.89%) WLAN
11 9 (7.89%) VLAN
11 9 (7.89%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (7.02%) MPLS
13 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
13 7 (6.14%) VoIP
13 7 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (4.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
General
1 24 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 20 (17.54%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Consultant
2 34 (29.82%) Security Consultant
3 18 (15.79%) Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.77%) Design Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Security Specialist
8 9 (7.89%) IP Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Network Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Information Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Network Specialist
12 5 (4.39%) Security Manager
13 4 (3.51%) Network Security Specialist
13 4 (3.51%) Incident Analyst
13 4 (3.51%) Network Design Specialist
13 4 (3.51%) Senior Manager
13 4 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.28%) PKI
3 9 (7.89%) SecurID
3 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (7.02%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.63%) Statistics
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) AIX
3 4 (3.51%) Solaris
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.35%) Information Security
2 45 (39.47%) ITIL
3 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
4 28 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (19.30%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 17 (14.91%) Data Protection
8 17 (14.91%) Security Management
9 14 (12.28%) OWASP
10 13 (11.40%) Change Control
11 11 (9.65%) Information Security Management
11 11 (9.65%) Validation
11 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.65%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (8.77%) ISMS
12 10 (8.77%) Security Testing
13 9 (7.89%) SIEM
13 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
13 9 (7.89%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) PHP
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (50.88%) CISSP
2 34 (29.82%) CISM
3 23 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (17.54%) CRISC
5 18 (15.79%) Degree
6 16 (14.04%) CCNP
7 12 (10.53%) CISA
8 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
9 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
10 8 (7.02%) CCNA
11 6 (5.26%) CCIE
12 5 (4.39%) CCSP
12 5 (4.39%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (4.39%) CCDP
12 5 (4.39%) GCIH
13 4 (3.51%) GCIA
13 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (2.63%) CCSA
14 3 (2.63%) CCSE
15 2 (1.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.40%) COBIT
3 5 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.51%) COSO
5 2 (1.75%) GPG13
6 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Squid
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) TrustSec
2 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) Cisco
2 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.77%) F5
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 9 (7.89%) CA
5 9 (7.89%) Tufin
5 9 (7.89%) Fortinet
5 9 (7.89%) AlgoSec
6 6 (5.26%) Juniper
7 5 (4.39%) Radware
7 5 (4.39%) Nokia
7 5 (4.39%) Redback
8 4 (3.51%) IBM
8 4 (3.51%) Citrix
8 4 (3.51%) McAfee
9 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.75%) Splunk
9 2 (1.75%) Websense
10 1 (0.88%) BT
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