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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 122 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 22 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.61% 5.52% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Average daily rate £449 £528 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +49.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £355 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £576 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
392 362 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.23% 11.42% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 235 167
Average daily rate £388 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £673 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +49.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £13.54 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.25 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 10 £550 +0.59% 4
Bristol - 5 £424 - 3
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset +1 1 £410 -7.86%
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) CISSP
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security
4 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 10 (26.32%) SDLC
6 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
7 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (15.79%) SIEM
8 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Linux
8 6 (15.79%) Unix
8 6 (15.79%) IBM
8 6 (15.79%) VMware
8 6 (15.79%) Nessus
9 5 (13.16%) COBIT
9 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
9 5 (13.16%) ISO27002
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.53%) SQL
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle
10 4 (10.53%) Solaris
10 4 (10.53%) OWASP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) ATG Dynamo
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) DMZ
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Security Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Security Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Information Architect
8 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) REST
1 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
4 3 (7.89%) PKI
5 2 (5.26%) AS400
5 2 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) zOS
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Information Security
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) SDLC
3 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (15.79%) SIEM
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.53%) OWASP
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.89%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CISSP
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) MCITP
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CISM
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) COBIT
2 5 (13.16%) ISO27002
3 3 (7.89%) ISO22301
3 3 (7.89%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.63%) COSO
4 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
2 3 (7.89%) Nmap
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) ATG
3 3 (7.89%) Guidewire
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Qualys
4 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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