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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 30 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.19% 5.57% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.44% 41.07% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Average daily rate
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£389 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £366 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
36 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.29% 13.56% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 29
Average daily rate £500 £451 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 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 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

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 26 May 2015.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) McAfee
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 4 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (27.78%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) McAfee
1 4 (22.22%) Splunk
1 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire