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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 190 175 187
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 71 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.45% 10.28% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £61.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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
840 749 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.81% 8.14% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 408 285
Average daily rate £398 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 39
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.04 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 21 £550 +22.22% 5
Hampshire -10 17 £475 +8.57% 5
Surrey +2 14 £455 +1.05% 3
Kent +3 9 £381 -4.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £438 -2.77% 1
West Sussex -8 2 £450 +38.46% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
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England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (52.46%) Information Security
2 46 (37.70%) CISSP
3 38 (31.15%) ITIL
4 34 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (27.05%) Finance
6 28 (22.95%) Risk Management
6 28 (22.95%) CISM
7 27 (22.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (19.67%) Security Management
9 23 (18.85%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (18.03%) Data Protection
10 22 (18.03%) Firewall
10 22 (18.03%) Windows
11 20 (16.39%) Cisco
12 18 (14.75%) Linux
12 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
12 18 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (14.75%) COBIT
13 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
14 15 (12.30%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (12.30%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
14 15 (12.30%) PKI
15 13 (10.66%) Information Security Management
16 12 (9.84%) MS Project
16 12 (9.84%) CRISC
16 12 (9.84%) Cyber Security
17 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.10%) IIS
1 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Project
2 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.92%) MS Office
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.03%) Firewall
2 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.20%) Network Security
4 9 (7.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.56%) VPN
6 6 (4.92%) HTTP
6 6 (4.92%) SSL
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco ICM
8 4 (3.28%) SSH
8 4 (3.28%) Internet
8 4 (3.28%) OSPF
8 4 (3.28%) IPsec
8 4 (3.28%) LAN
8 4 (3.28%) WAN
9 3 (2.46%) VoIP
9 3 (2.46%) RIP
9 3 (2.46%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.46%) Wireless
9 3 (2.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) ReSharper
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
3 9 (7.38%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (31.97%) Consultant
2 37 (30.33%) Security Consultant
3 22 (18.03%) Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Security Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Information Security Consultant
6 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Security Specialist
8 7 (5.74%) Information Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.28%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Developer
10 4 (3.28%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.28%) HTML
2 4 (3.28%) Middleware
2 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.28%) LINQ
2 4 (3.28%) Backbone.js
2 4 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) SOAP
4 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.30%) PKI
3 15 (12.30%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.38%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (6.56%) Cryptography
6 5 (4.10%) SecurID
6 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.10%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (3.28%) W3C
7 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.28%) AS400
8 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.82%) IVR
9 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 18 (14.75%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000
3 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) AIX
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Information Security
2 38 (31.15%) ITIL
3 28 (22.95%) Risk Management
4 27 (22.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.67%) Security Management
6 23 (18.85%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Data Protection
8 18 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
9 15 (12.30%) E-Commerce
9 15 (12.30%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (10.66%) Information Security Management
11 12 (9.84%) Cyber Security
12 11 (9.02%) Project Management
13 10 (8.20%) OWASP
14 9 (7.38%) Security Testing
14 9 (7.38%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
14 9 (7.38%) Data Security
14 9 (7.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) C#
2 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (0.82%) C++
4 1 (0.82%) Java
4 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (37.70%) CISSP
2 28 (22.95%) CISM
3 12 (9.84%) CRISC
4 11 (9.02%) CISA
5 10 (8.20%) Degree
6 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.10%) MCTS
8 5 (4.10%) CCNP
9 4 (3.28%) CCNA
9 4 (3.28%) CCIE
9 4 (3.28%) GCIH
10 3 (2.46%) CCSE
10 3 (2.46%) CEH
10 3 (2.46%) GCIA
10 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (14.75%) COBIT
3 7 (5.74%) COSO
4 4 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.82%) GPG13
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Squid
3 1 (0.82%) XenApp
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.64%) Nessus
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Cisco
2 11 (9.02%) CheckPoint
2 11 (9.02%) McAfee
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.38%) VMware
5 4 (3.28%) IBM
5 4 (3.28%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.46%) Juniper
7 2 (1.64%) Nokia
7 2 (1.64%) Redback
7 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.64%) F5
7 2 (1.64%) Splunk
7 2 (1.64%) Radware
7 2 (1.64%) PayPal
8 1 (0.82%) AlgoSec
8 1 (0.82%) Varonis
8 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.82%) Qualys
8 1 (0.82%) Tufin
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago