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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 126 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 17 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.70% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.65% 7.02% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
Median daily rate £377 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £314 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £480 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 299 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.30% 10.01% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 194 225
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +53.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.23 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Bristol +4 8 £375 +4.16% 3
Wiltshire -7 3 £380 -2.44% 1
Somerset +11 2 £390 -25.71% 1
Cornwall - 1 £215 - 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) SIEM
5 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
6 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco
7 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (22.86%) Content Management
8 8 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (22.86%) VMware
8 8 (22.86%) Forcepoint
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (22.86%) ArcSight
9 7 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Network Security
10 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (17.14%) Office 365
10 6 (17.14%) ISO27002

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (8.57%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.86%) IPv4
8 1 (2.86%) IPv6
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.86%) OSPF
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) FitNesse
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Security Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) Consultant
5 8 (22.86%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
6 6 (17.14%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Information Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.57%) PKI
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) AS400
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 12 (34.29%) SIEM
4 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (22.86%) Content Management
5 8 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
7 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
9 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.57%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (8.57%) User Stories
10 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 3 (8.57%) CISM
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.86%) CISA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CLAS
3 1 (2.86%) CRISC
3 1 (2.86%) IISP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) ISO27002
3 4 (11.43%) ISO22301
3 4 (11.43%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) COSO
4 1 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.86%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.57%) Nessus
2 3 (8.57%) Nmap
3 2 (5.71%) QRadar
3 2 (5.71%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) ArcSight
2 8 (22.86%) Forcepoint
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Qualys
5 3 (8.57%) ATG
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
6 2 (5.71%) Meraki
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Siemens
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
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