The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 40 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.45% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.52% 2.08% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£531 £424 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -1.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
54 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.24% 13.26% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 27
Average daily rate £513 £451 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% +17.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £180 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £750 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (21.74%) Data Security
5 5 (21.74%) CISSP
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) CEH
7 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Splunk
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) VBA Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Security
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
2 3 (13.04%) Coaching
2 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (8.70%) Test Management
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CEH
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee
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