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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 30 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 13 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.66% 2.94% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.14% 26.83% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Median daily rate £488 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £530 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
37 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.42% 10.96% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 55
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +716.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 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 18 January 2017.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Swindon region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) Information Security
3 13 (44.83%) Retail
4 11 (37.93%) Banking
5 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) CISSP
7 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
8 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) IIS
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) AppFabric
8 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
8 6 (20.69%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
9 5 (17.24%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
9 5 (17.24%) ISEB
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
9 5 (17.24%) Snort
9 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (20.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Retail
3 11 (37.93%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Security Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Information Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Security Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) AppFabric
1 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
1 6 (20.69%) WCF
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) RIA
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
4 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.79%) Data Privacy
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Analytics
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
5 3 (10.34%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (10.34%) CREST Certified
6 2 (6.90%) CLAS
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk