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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / South East
Rank 172 177 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 68 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.66% 9.35% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 28
Median daily rate £500 £380 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
704 898 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.15% 10.27% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 498 437
Median daily rate £450 £398 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 38
Median hourly rate £19.25 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.47% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £15.28 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +22 27 £463 -1.33% 3
Berkshire +4 13 £500 +12.67% 1
Hampshire -1 13 £475 +35.71% 5
Oxfordshire +2 7 £525 +121.05%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £525 +7.69%
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 64 (44.14%) Firewall
2 52 (35.86%) Information Security
3 46 (31.72%) CISSP
4 45 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (27.59%) Data Centre
6 32 (22.07%) Cisco
7 31 (21.38%) Finance
7 31 (21.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (20.69%) ITIL
9 29 (20.00%) Windows
10 28 (19.31%) Linux
11 27 (18.62%) DNS
12 26 (17.93%) Change Management
12 26 (17.93%) Network Security
13 25 (17.24%) DevOps
13 25 (17.24%) Management Information System
14 24 (16.55%) VMware
15 23 (15.86%) Project Management
15 23 (15.86%) Degree
16 22 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (14.48%) Red Hat
17 21 (14.48%) Apache
18 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
18 20 (13.79%) F5
19 19 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (13.10%) JBoss
19 19 (13.10%) CISM
20 18 (12.41%) Internet
20 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
20 18 (12.41%) Security Patching

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.48%) Apache
2 19 (13.10%) JBoss
3 9 (6.21%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.83%) IIS
5 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.07%) CMS
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Project
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.21%) SaaS
3 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (3.45%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.69%) G Suite
4 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (44.14%) Firewall
2 31 (21.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (18.62%) DNS
4 26 (17.93%) Network Security
5 18 (12.41%) Internet
6 16 (11.03%) DHCP
7 15 (10.34%) LAN
7 15 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 15 (10.34%) WAN
8 13 (8.97%) MPLS
9 11 (7.59%) SSL
10 10 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (6.21%) HTTP
11 9 (6.21%) VPN
12 8 (5.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (4.83%) IPsec
13 7 (4.83%) X.25
14 6 (4.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (4.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (4.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.07%) Redis
3 2 (1.38%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.38%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.45%) Maven
1 5 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.07%) JIRA
3 2 (1.38%) Ant
3 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.38%) Gradle
3 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.38%) JUnit
3 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.69%) AppScan
4 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.69%) GDB
4 1 (0.69%) Mockito
4 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (22.07%) Architect
2 20 (13.79%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Security Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) Analyst
5 14 (9.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Security Specialist
7 11 (7.59%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Security Architect
8 9 (6.21%) Consultant
9 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Administrator
11 6 (4.14%) Android Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Xamarin Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.03%) Web Services
2 14 (9.66%) SOAP
3 13 (8.97%) .NET
3 13 (8.97%) Middleware
4 12 (8.28%) REST
5 7 (4.83%) XML
6 6 (4.14%) 802.1X
7 5 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.45%) JMS
7 5 (3.45%) Spring
7 5 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (2.76%) JAXB
8 4 (2.76%) jQuery
9 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.07%) CSS
9 3 (2.07%) Dropwizard
9 3 (2.07%) JSON
9 3 (2.07%) RESTful
9 3 (2.07%) Sass
9 3 (2.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.97%) Driving Licence
5 12 (8.28%) PKI
6 10 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.14%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (3.45%) CESG
9 5 (3.45%) FlexPod
9 5 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.45%) Reference Data
9 5 (3.45%) Replication
10 4 (2.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 3 (2.07%) Public Cloud
11 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.00%) Windows
2 28 (19.31%) Linux
3 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.90%) Unix
4 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.21%) Android
6 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.83%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.76%) CentOS
10 3 (2.07%) Solaris
11 2 (1.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Information Security
2 30 (20.69%) ITIL
3 26 (17.93%) Change Management
4 25 (17.24%) DevOps
5 23 (15.86%) Project Management
6 22 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (12.41%) Incident Management
8 18 (12.41%) Security Operations
8 18 (12.41%) Security Patching
9 17 (11.72%) Cryptography
10 16 (11.03%) Network Architecture
11 15 (10.34%) SIEM
12 13 (8.97%) Information Assurance
12 13 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (8.28%) Capacity Management
13 12 (8.28%) Computer Security
13 12 (8.28%) Problem Management
13 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.59%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) Java
2 13 (8.97%) C#
3 11 (7.59%) Perl
3 11 (7.59%) Python
4 10 (6.90%) SQL
5 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.45%) Ruby
7 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) C++
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (31.72%) CISSP
2 23 (15.86%) Degree
3 19 (13.10%) CISM
4 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (9.66%) CISA
5 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.97%) GIAC
7 12 (8.28%) GCIH
7 12 (8.28%) SANS
7 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.90%) CCNP
8 10 (6.90%) CCSP
9 7 (4.83%) CCNA
10 6 (4.14%) CLAS
10 6 (4.14%) PCI QSA
11 5 (3.45%) CCIE
12 4 (2.76%) CEH
12 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.76%) RHCSA
12 4 (2.76%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.03%) PA-DSS
3 11 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (5.52%) SLA
5 6 (4.14%) COBIT
6 5 (3.45%) HIPAA
6 5 (3.45%) QA
7 2 (1.38%) COSO
7 2 (1.38%) FedRAMP
7 2 (1.38%) GDPR
7 2 (1.38%) ISO22301
7 2 (1.38%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) vSphere
4 5 (3.45%) vCloud
5 4 (2.76%) Docker
5 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.69%) Snort
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) Puppet
2 9 (6.21%) Nagios
3 6 (4.14%) Ansible
3 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.45%) vRealize
4 5 (3.45%) WSUS
5 2 (1.38%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.38%) Nessus
5 2 (1.38%) Opsview
5 2 (1.38%) QRadar
5 2 (1.38%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.38%) SELinux
6 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.69%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.69%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.69%) Nmap
6 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Cisco
2 24 (16.55%) VMware
3 21 (14.48%) Red Hat
4 20 (13.79%) F5
5 16 (11.03%) Splunk
6 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.90%) Tripwire
8 9 (6.21%) Citrix
8 9 (6.21%) Juniper
8 9 (6.21%) NetApp
8 9 (6.21%) Xamarin
9 8 (5.52%) Gemalto
9 8 (5.52%) HP
9 8 (5.52%) Intel Security
9 8 (5.52%) Kaspersky
10 7 (4.83%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.14%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.14%) FireEye
11 6 (4.14%) TippingPoint
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