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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 106 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 38 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.67% 4.37% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 11
Median daily rate £376 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
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
300 343 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.84% 10.72% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 234 268
Median daily rate £383 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £526 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 30
Median hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.76% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Wiltshire -2 14 £427 -1.78% 2
Bristol +11 12 £370 - 1
Somerset +24 9 £384 -26.90% 3
Dorset -2 3 £411 +19.20%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) SIEM
3 20 (40.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (36.73%) Security Architecture
5 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
5 17 (34.69%) CISSP
5 17 (34.69%) Windows
6 16 (32.65%) Cisco
6 16 (32.65%) Firewall
6 16 (32.65%) Information Security
7 15 (30.61%) Linux
8 13 (26.53%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (24.49%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (24.49%) Forcepoint
10 11 (22.45%) VMware
10 11 (22.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (20.41%) Data Loss Prevention
11 10 (20.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (20.41%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (20.41%) Office 365
11 10 (20.41%) ArcSight
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (20.41%) Content Management
12 9 (18.37%) IBM
12 9 (18.37%) Qualys
12 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture

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 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (22.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) LDAP
7 2 (4.08%) TACACS
7 2 (4.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) OSPF
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
1 23 (46.94%) Security Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) IT Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) Security Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Dashboard Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Development Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Splunk Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.12%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) SIEM
2 18 (36.73%) Security Architecture
3 16 (32.65%) Information Security
4 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (20.41%) Content Management
5 10 (20.41%) Data Loss Prevention
5 10 (20.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 8 (16.33%) Security Operations
8 7 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 7 (14.29%) Threat Management
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
10 5 (10.20%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
11 4 (8.16%) Presales
12 3 (6.12%) DevOps
12 3 (6.12%) SDLC
13 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) Python
1 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CISM
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CCSP
3 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.04%) CLAS
3 1 (2.04%) IISP
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO22301
2 2 (4.08%) ISO27002
2 2 (4.08%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Samba
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (18.37%) QRadar
2 9 (18.37%) RSA Archer
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) Cyber-Ark
2 12 (24.49%) Forcepoint
3 11 (22.45%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) ArcSight
5 9 (18.37%) IBM
5 9 (18.37%) Qualys
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) F5
7 4 (8.16%) Splunk
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Meraki
9 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.04%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) NetApp
10 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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