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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 34 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.43% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.18% 12.50% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
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£450 £450 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £396 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £452 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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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
68 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.04% 8.22% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 19 26
Average daily rate £463 £433 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £400 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 23 October 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) CISSP
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) SIEM
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.04%) Data Security
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Splunk
8 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (8.70%) VBA
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (91.30%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) 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 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
1 6 (26.09%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
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