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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 212 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 53 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.26% 5.35% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 17
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £278 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
847 636 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 7.03% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 339 289
Average daily rate £380 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 44
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +96.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 £425 -19.43% 3
Hampshire +1 13 £425 -
Berkshire -2 11 £388 -13.88% 13
Oxfordshire - 5 £435 -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - -
Kent - 2 £250 - 1
West Sussex -30 1 £375 -3.22% 5
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (44.38%) CISSP
2 68 (42.50%) ITIL
3 50 (31.25%) Information Security
4 47 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (28.75%) CISM
6 43 (26.88%) Telecoms
7 41 (25.63%) Risk Management
8 37 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (23.13%) Firewall
9 34 (21.25%) Cisco
10 33 (20.63%) CRISC
11 31 (19.38%) Risk Assessment
11 31 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (18.75%) Windows
13 29 (18.13%) PRINCE2
13 29 (18.13%) VPN
14 27 (16.88%) Linux
15 26 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (15.00%) Network Security
17 23 (14.38%) OWASP
17 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
18 22 (13.75%) CCNP
18 22 (13.75%) CheckPoint
18 22 (13.75%) Degree
18 22 (13.75%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (13.75%) Change Control
19 20 (12.50%) Internet
19 20 (12.50%) OSPF
19 20 (12.50%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.13%) Firewall
2 29 (18.13%) VPN
3 24 (15.00%) Network Security
4 22 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (12.50%) IPsec
5 20 (12.50%) Internet
5 20 (12.50%) OSPF
6 19 (11.88%) RIP
7 17 (10.63%) SSL
7 17 (10.63%) LAN
8 12 (7.50%) VLAN
8 12 (7.50%) Wireless
9 11 (6.88%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (6.88%) WLAN
9 11 (6.88%) WAN
10 10 (6.25%) MPLS
11 9 (5.63%) VoIP
12 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
13 5 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (3.13%) FWSM
General
1 43 (26.88%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.88%) Finance
3 9 (5.63%) Turkish Language
4 6 (3.75%) Publishing
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (26.88%) Consultant
1 43 (26.88%) Security Consultant
2 27 (16.88%) Analyst
3 23 (14.38%) Security Analyst
4 21 (13.13%) Security Specialist
4 21 (13.13%) Security Engineer
5 16 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) IP Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Security Manager
8 9 (5.63%) Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.38%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 6 (3.75%) Information Specialist
10 6 (3.75%) Information Security Specialist
10 6 (3.75%) Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) .NET
1 9 (5.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.38%) SecurID
3 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.50%) PKI
5 11 (6.88%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.38%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.75%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.88%) Statistics
8 3 (1.88%) IVR
9 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.25%) AS400
9 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.75%) Windows
2 27 (16.88%) Linux
3 8 (5.00%) UNIX
4 6 (3.75%) CentOS
5 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.25%) AIX
6 2 (1.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) ITIL
2 50 (31.25%) Information Security
3 41 (25.63%) Risk Management
4 37 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (19.38%) Risk Assessment
6 29 (18.13%) PRINCE2
7 26 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (14.38%) OWASP
9 22 (13.75%) Change Control
10 17 (10.63%) Data Protection
11 15 (9.38%) eTOM
11 15 (9.38%) Security Management
12 14 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (8.75%) Cyber Security
13 13 (8.13%) SIEM
13 13 (8.13%) Validation
14 12 (7.50%) Security Testing
14 12 (7.50%) Security Architecture
15 11 (6.88%) ISMS
15 11 (6.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) T-SQL
2 9 (5.63%) C#
2 9 (5.63%) Java
3 5 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (44.38%) CISSP
2 46 (28.75%) CISM
3 33 (20.63%) CRISC
4 31 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (13.75%) CCNP
5 22 (13.75%) Security Cleared
5 22 (13.75%) Degree
6 17 (10.63%) CISA
7 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (6.88%) CCNA
9 5 (3.13%) CCDP
9 5 (3.13%) CCIE
9 5 (3.13%) CCSP
9 5 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.88%) PMP
10 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.88%) GCIH
10 3 (1.88%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.88%) MAPM
11 2 (1.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.88%) COBIT
3 9 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.25%) COSO
4 2 (1.25%) GPG13
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.50%) Squid
1 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.88%) Firmware
3 2 (1.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (21.25%) Cisco
2 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.75%) CheckPoint
4 16 (10.00%) F5
5 15 (9.38%) Tufin
5 15 (9.38%) Fortinet
5 15 (9.38%) AlgoSec
6 12 (7.50%) VMware
7 11 (6.88%) CA
8 5 (3.13%) Nokia
8 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.13%) Radware
8 5 (3.13%) IBM
8 5 (3.13%) Juniper
8 5 (3.13%) Redback
8 5 (3.13%) Tripwire
9 3 (1.88%) Citrix
9 3 (1.88%) McAfee
10 2 (1.25%) Websense
10 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
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