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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 38 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.48% 5.70% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.63% 36.07% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Average daily rate
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£389 £445 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £368 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
41 61 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.10% 15.80% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 20
Average daily rate £500 £481 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £329 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +6.34%

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 7 July 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Splunk
5 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) CISSP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) AppFabric
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
1 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire