The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 123 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 24 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.11% 6.15% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 9
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£450 £430 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
296 195 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 8.27% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 127 94
Average daily rate £400 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Average hourly rate £44.50 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the South West region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Wiltshire -4 16 £450 +4.65% 3
Gloucestershire -13 5 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £455 -
Bristol -15 1 £355 +29.09% 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) CISSP
3 14 (31.11%) Firewall
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
5 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (17.78%) Information Security
6 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.56%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 5 (11.11%) Data Security
9 5 (11.11%) Security Management
9 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.11%) CISM
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
9 5 (11.11%) VPN
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 5 (11.11%) VoIP
9 5 (11.11%) WAN
9 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) VPN
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) IT Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Information Security
2 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) Data Security
3 5 (11.11%) Security Management
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (8.89%) SIEM
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
1 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
1 2 (4.44%) VBA
2 1 (2.22%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) CISM
4 4 (8.89%) CEH
5 3 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Juniper
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
2 2 (4.44%) hybris
2 2 (4.44%) Splunk
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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Rate: £550 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £566 per day
Posted: 22 days ago