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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 182 206 175
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 80 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.63% 6.68% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 46
Median daily rate £450 £446 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.23 - -
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
831 898 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.32% 9.52% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 477 420
Median daily rate £420 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 32
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%

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 June 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 24 June 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
Surrey -5 20 £475 +0.52% 2
West Sussex +4 18 £432 - 2
Hampshire +4 13 £447 +11.62% 5
Berkshire -14 12 £375 -16.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £275 -37.14%
Oxfordshire - 7 £525 -
Kent +2 1 £475 - 2
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 91 (61.07%) Information Security
2 67 (44.97%) CISSP
3 60 (40.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (39.60%) Firewall
5 58 (38.93%) ITIL
6 43 (28.86%) Cisco
7 42 (28.19%) Windows
8 35 (23.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 35 (23.49%) Data Centre
9 33 (22.15%) Degree
9 33 (22.15%) Linux
10 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
11 30 (20.13%) CISA
12 27 (18.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 27 (18.12%) CISM
12 27 (18.12%) Security Management
13 25 (16.78%) VMware
14 24 (16.11%) Management Information System
14 24 (16.11%) Incident Management
14 24 (16.11%) Driving Licence
15 22 (14.77%) Data Protection
15 22 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (14.77%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (14.09%) SIEM
16 21 (14.09%) IBM
16 21 (14.09%) Project Management
16 21 (14.09%) Internet
17 20 (13.42%) Finance
17 20 (13.42%) Security Operations
18 19 (12.75%) Qualys

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 14 (9.40%) IIS
2 8 (5.37%) Apache
3 5 (3.36%) JBoss
4 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.01%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) SaaS
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.34%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.34%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (39.60%) Firewall
2 35 (23.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.09%) Internet
5 18 (12.08%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (12.08%) SAN
6 17 (11.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (10.07%) Ethernet
7 15 (10.07%) WAN
8 14 (9.40%) DNS
8 14 (9.40%) Network Security
9 13 (8.72%) DHCP
9 13 (8.72%) VPN
10 12 (8.05%) MPLS
11 11 (7.38%) LAN
12 10 (6.71%) FCoE
12 10 (6.71%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (6.04%) Intranet
14 8 (5.37%) ADSL
14 8 (5.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) MySQL
2 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.01%) JIRA
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Legal
2 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
4 3 (2.01%) Billing
5 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (20.81%) Analyst
2 29 (19.46%) Architect
3 23 (15.44%) Security Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) Security Manager
4 20 (13.42%) Security Architect
5 18 (12.08%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.72%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Information Security Manager
7 11 (7.38%) Security Project Manager
8 10 (6.71%) Consultant
8 10 (6.71%) Information Analyst
8 10 (6.71%) Information Manager
8 10 (6.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.37%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.01%) LAMP
3 2 (1.34%) Middleware
3 2 (1.34%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.49%) Data Centre
2 24 (16.11%) Driving Licence
2 24 (16.11%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.38%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (7.38%) Mathematics
6 10 (6.71%) e-Health
6 10 (6.71%) FlexPod
6 10 (6.71%) Smartcard
7 9 (6.04%) Computer Science
7 9 (6.04%) Cryptography
8 8 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (5.37%) FMCG
8 8 (5.37%) PKI
9 4 (2.68%) AS400
9 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.68%) iPad
9 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.19%) Windows
2 33 (22.15%) Linux
3 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.71%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.36%) AIX
6 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.36%) Solaris
6 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.01%) Debian
8 3 (2.01%) Unix
9 2 (1.34%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.07%) Information Security
2 58 (38.93%) ITIL
3 27 (18.12%) Security Management
4 24 (16.11%) Incident Management
5 22 (14.77%) Data Protection
5 22 (14.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (14.09%) Project Management
6 21 (14.09%) SIEM
7 20 (13.42%) Security Operations
8 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (10.74%) Change Management
9 16 (10.74%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.07%) Security Architecture
11 14 (9.40%) Problem Management
11 14 (9.40%) TOGAF
12 13 (8.72%) ITIL V3
13 11 (7.38%) Capacity Management
13 11 (7.38%) SABSA
13 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) Perl
2 7 (4.70%) Python
3 4 (2.68%) Java
4 3 (2.01%) PHP
5 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (44.97%) CISSP
2 33 (22.15%) Degree
3 30 (20.13%) CISA
4 27 (18.12%) CISM
5 22 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (11.41%) CCNP
7 14 (9.40%) GCIH
8 10 (6.71%) GCIA
8 10 (6.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (6.04%) CCNA
9 9 (6.04%) CEH
9 9 (6.04%) IISP
10 7 (4.70%) CRISC
10 7 (4.70%) NCDA
11 5 (3.36%) MCSE
11 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.36%) SANS
12 4 (2.68%) GIAC
12 4 (2.68%) RHCSA
12 4 (2.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (40.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (18.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (9.40%) COBIT
4 10 (6.71%) ISO 9001
4 10 (6.71%) ISO27005
5 7 (4.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (4.70%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (4.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (3.36%) SLA
8 4 (2.68%) ISO27002
8 4 (2.68%) JSP 440
9 3 (2.01%) COSO
9 3 (2.01%) ISO22301
9 3 (2.01%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.67%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.71%) vSphere
4 4 (2.68%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Puppet
2 8 (5.37%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (2.68%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.68%) WSUS
4 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.01%) RSA Archer
4 3 (2.01%) SCCM
5 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (28.86%) Cisco
2 25 (16.78%) VMware
3 21 (14.09%) IBM
4 19 (12.75%) Qualys
5 15 (10.07%) Intel Security
6 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.38%) F5
7 11 (7.38%) Juniper
7 11 (7.38%) NetApp
8 10 (6.71%) CA
9 9 (6.04%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (5.37%) NetWitness
11 7 (4.70%) ArcSight
11 7 (4.70%) Cyberoam
11 7 (4.70%) Splunk
11 7 (4.70%) Tripwire
12 6 (4.03%) Oracle
12 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.03%) Sun
13 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
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