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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / South West
Rank 120 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.03% 5.36% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £488 £449 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £373 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%

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
298 392 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.11% 13.28% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 258 243
Median daily rate £398 £389 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -13.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £25.40 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 9 £488 -
Bristol -3 3 £500 +5.82% 1
Somerset +2 1 £425 +3.65%
Cornwall - 1 - - 3
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (30.00%) Banking
4 12 (30.00%) Data Security
4 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (27.50%) Cyber Defence
6 10 (25.00%) Network Security
6 10 (25.00%) Splunk
7 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (22.50%) Reference Data
7 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) VMware
7 9 (22.50%) Intel Security
7 9 (22.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (20.00%) ISEB
8 8 (20.00%) CISSP
9 7 (17.50%) Firewall
9 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
9 7 (17.50%) Retail
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) WCF
10 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (15.00%) AppFabric
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.00%) Active Directory

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 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Network Security
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) ATM
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.50%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Information Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Security Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) AppFabric
1 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (15.00%) WCF
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (22.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (22.50%) Reference Data
3 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) RIA
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.00%) CESG
5 2 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) W3C
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (30.00%) Data Security
3 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) ISEB
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.50%) CISM
5 3 (7.50%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (7.50%) CLAS
5 3 (7.50%) CREST Certified
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.00%) RMADS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.00%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) Nmap
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Opsview
4 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Splunk
2 9 (22.50%) Intel Security
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.00%) ATG
5 2 (5.00%) Qualys
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.50%) Brocade
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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