The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 77 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.78% 8.89% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£438 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
PCI DSS
South East

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 Surrey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
133 135 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.26% 8.92% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 31
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% +92.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Surrey region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Staines +14 11 £450 +18.03%
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
PCI DSS
South East

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (81.08%) CISSP
2 29 (78.38%) CISM
3 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (67.57%) ITIL
5 24 (64.86%) Risk Management
5 24 (64.86%) CRISC
6 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (54.05%) PRINCE2
7 19 (51.35%) Change Control
7 19 (51.35%) OWASP
8 16 (43.24%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (32.43%) Information Security
10 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Security Management
11 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
13 4 (10.81%) PKI
13 4 (10.81%) CISA
14 3 (8.11%) Cisco
14 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
14 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
14 3 (8.11%) Information Management
14 3 (8.11%) PDCA
14 3 (8.11%) ISMS
14 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
14 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
14 3 (8.11%) Statistics

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) ISDN
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) MPLS
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
1 2 (5.41%) VLAN
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Consultant
1 25 (67.57%) Security Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Network Support
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Information Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
1 4 (10.81%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Statistics
2 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) CentOS
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) ITIL
2 24 (64.86%) Risk Management
3 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (54.05%) PRINCE2
4 19 (51.35%) OWASP
4 19 (51.35%) Change Control
5 16 (43.24%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Information Security
7 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Security Management
9 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (8.11%) PDCA
11 3 (8.11%) ISMS
11 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
11 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
11 3 (8.11%) Information Management
12 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) CISSP
2 29 (78.38%) CISM
3 24 (64.86%) CRISC
4 4 (10.81%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Sun
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee
2 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.70%) Qualys
2 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle