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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 165 155 137
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 81 112 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.19% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.48% 12.21% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 68
Median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
773 917 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.99% 9.73% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 464 525
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.85 £24.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.12% +24.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £15.76 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +24 34 £436 -3.05% 5
Surrey +6 14 £525 +22.09% 4
Berkshire +8 13 £480 +6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £538 +26.47%
West Sussex -4 5 £400 -1.66%
Oxfordshire -12 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
PCI DSS
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 76 (46.91%) Information Security
2 58 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (35.19%) Firewall
4 55 (33.95%) CISSP
5 41 (25.31%) ITIL
6 37 (22.84%) Cisco
7 34 (20.99%) Management Information System
8 31 (19.14%) Degree
9 30 (18.52%) Finance
10 28 (17.28%) Risk Management
10 28 (17.28%) DevOps
10 28 (17.28%) Data Centre
11 27 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (16.05%) Apache
12 26 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (15.43%) Windows
13 25 (15.43%) Linux
14 24 (14.81%) CISM
14 24 (14.81%) Security Management
14 24 (14.81%) Change Management
14 24 (14.81%) Network Security
15 23 (14.20%) Security Operations
16 22 (13.58%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (12.96%) Data Protection
17 21 (12.96%) Intrusion Detection
18 20 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (12.35%) VMware
18 20 (12.35%) Project Management
19 19 (11.73%) Penetration Testing
19 19 (11.73%) Cryptography

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 26 (16.05%) Apache
2 15 (9.26%) JBoss
3 6 (3.70%) IIS
3 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.47%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (9.88%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.70%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.94%) SaaS
4 5 (3.09%) Office 365
5 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.23%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (35.19%) Firewall
2 24 (14.81%) Network Security
3 21 (12.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (10.49%) DNS
5 15 (9.26%) LAN
5 15 (9.26%) WAN
6 14 (8.64%) Internet
6 14 (8.64%) MPLS
6 14 (8.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (6.79%) DHCP
8 11 (6.79%) VPN
9 10 (6.17%) SSL
10 8 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.94%) Ethernet
11 7 (4.32%) HTTP
11 7 (4.32%) X.25
12 6 (3.70%) HSRP
12 6 (3.70%) ISDN
12 6 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) Big Data
1 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.23%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) Redis
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) Ant
4 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.23%) Gradle
4 2 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.23%) JUnit
4 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.62%) AppScan
5 1 (0.62%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.62%) GDB
5 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) WinDbg
General
1 30 (18.52%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.64%) Legal
4 10 (6.17%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Law
6 4 (2.47%) Back Office
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.46%) Architect
2 20 (12.35%) Consultant
3 19 (11.73%) Analyst
4 18 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 16 (9.88%) Network Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Security Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.17%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.94%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Information Manager
12 7 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) Web Services
2 11 (6.79%) .NET
2 11 (6.79%) Middleware
3 7 (4.32%) REST
4 6 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.70%) SOAP
5 5 (3.09%) XML
6 3 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.85%) JAXB
6 3 (1.85%) JMS
6 3 (1.85%) LAMP
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.23%) J2EE
7 2 (1.23%) Java EE
7 2 (1.23%) JDBC
7 2 (1.23%) jQuery
7 2 (1.23%) JSF
7 2 (1.23%) SAML
7 2 (1.23%) Spring
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.99%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 19 (11.73%) Cryptography
4 16 (9.88%) PKI
5 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.41%) Driving Licence
7 9 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (3.09%) Social Media
10 5 (3.09%) Streaming Video
11 4 (2.47%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.85%) CESG
12 3 (1.85%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
13 2 (1.23%) e-Health
14 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.43%) Linux
1 25 (15.43%) Windows
2 8 (4.94%) Android
3 7 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.09%) Solaris
5 5 (3.09%) Unix
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.47%) AIX
6 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.85%) Debian
8 2 (1.23%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.62%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Information Security
2 41 (25.31%) ITIL
3 28 (17.28%) DevOps
3 28 (17.28%) Risk Management
4 27 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (14.81%) Change Management
5 24 (14.81%) Security Management
6 23 (14.20%) Security Operations
7 22 (13.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (12.96%) Data Protection
9 20 (12.35%) Project Management
9 20 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (11.73%) Incident Management
10 19 (11.73%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (11.11%) Information Assurance
11 18 (11.11%) SIEM
12 17 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (10.49%) Network Architecture
12 17 (10.49%) Security Patching
13 16 (9.88%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.17%) C#
1 10 (6.17%) Java
2 9 (5.56%) Perl
3 6 (3.70%) Python
3 6 (3.70%) SQL
4 4 (2.47%) PHP
5 2 (1.23%) C
5 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (33.95%) CISSP
2 31 (19.14%) Degree
3 26 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (14.81%) CISM
5 18 (11.11%) CCNP
6 16 (9.88%) CCSP
6 16 (9.88%) Security Cleared
7 15 (9.26%) CISA
8 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
9 12 (7.41%) GCIH
10 11 (6.79%) GIAC
10 11 (6.79%) SANS
11 7 (4.32%) CCDP
11 7 (4.32%) CCNA
11 7 (4.32%) PCI QSA
12 5 (3.09%) CCIE
12 5 (3.09%) CLAS
13 4 (2.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (2.47%) CEH
13 4 (2.47%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.64%) PA-DSS
3 12 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (6.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (6.17%) JSP 440
5 8 (4.94%) COBIT
5 8 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (3.09%) SLA
7 4 (2.47%) COSO
7 4 (2.47%) SAS 70
8 3 (1.85%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.85%) QA
9 2 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (1.23%) ISO22301
9 2 (1.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) vSphere
4 3 (1.85%) Postfix
4 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.62%) Docker
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (3.09%) WSUS
3 4 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.85%) Nessus
5 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.23%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.23%) SELinux
6 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.62%) Ansible
6 1 (0.62%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.62%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.62%) Nmap
6 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.62%) SCCM
6 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (22.84%) Cisco
2 20 (12.35%) VMware
3 18 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 15 (9.26%) CheckPoint
5 14 (8.64%) F5
6 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.41%) Splunk
8 10 (6.17%) NetApp
8 10 (6.17%) Tripwire
9 9 (5.56%) Juniper
10 8 (4.94%) Citrix
10 8 (4.94%) Gemalto
10 8 (4.94%) HP
10 8 (4.94%) Intel Security
10 8 (4.94%) Kaspersky
10 8 (4.94%) Xamarin
11 6 (3.70%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.09%) Cognos
12 5 (3.09%) Cyberoam
12 5 (3.09%) IBM
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