The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 208 190 223
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 42 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 7.70% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 6
Average daily rate £400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £415 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
714 610 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 7.29% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 315 335
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 69
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.95 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.32% -12.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
PCI DSS
England

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 18 April 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 14 £450 -2.70% 4
Surrey -3 12 £463 -7.50% 2
West Sussex -3 12 £400 -7.51%
Hampshire +1 1 £363 -14.70% 6
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (22.67%) Information Security
3 17 (22.67%) DNS
4 16 (21.33%) CISSP
5 15 (20.00%) Windows
5 15 (20.00%) F5
6 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (16.00%) Data Security
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (14.67%) Network Security
7 11 (14.67%) VMware
7 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.33%) CISM
8 10 (13.33%) Change Management
8 10 (13.33%) Firewall
8 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.00%) ITIL
9 9 (12.00%) SCCM
10 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
10 8 (10.67%) VPN
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco
11 7 (9.33%) MS Office
11 7 (9.33%) DHCP
11 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
11 7 (9.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (8.00%) Apache
2 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.00%) MS Project
4 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) DNS
2 11 (14.67%) Network Security
3 10 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (10.67%) VPN
5 7 (9.33%) DHCP
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (8.00%) FWSM
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (8.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (8.00%) X.509
6 6 (8.00%) MPLS
6 6 (8.00%) OSPF
6 6 (8.00%) BGP
6 6 (8.00%) SNMP
6 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) VoIP
6 6 (8.00%) LDAP
6 6 (8.00%) IPsec
7 4 (5.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Security Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Head of Information Security
7 4 (5.33%) IP Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Head of Security
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) .NET
1 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) PKI
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 4 (5.33%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) EMV
6 1 (1.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Information Security
2 12 (16.00%) Data Security
3 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (13.33%) Change Management
3 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL
5 7 (9.33%) Use Case
6 6 (8.00%) Network Management
6 6 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (8.00%) UML
6 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (6.67%) CRM
7 5 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.67%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
1 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) CISSP
2 10 (13.33%) CISM
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) CCNP
4 6 (8.00%) CCDP
4 6 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
4 6 (8.00%) CCIE
4 6 (8.00%) CCSP
5 4 (5.33%) CRISC
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.67%) COBIT
3 5 (6.67%) COSO
4 4 (5.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 5 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (1.33%) Snort
4 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.67%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) F5
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.33%) Juniper
5 6 (8.00%) McAfee
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) Websense
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle
6 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.33%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) EMC
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
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