The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 52 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.50% 1.07% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.83% 14.29% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
PCI DSS
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.67% 7.50% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 25 27
Average daily rate £475 £433 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £395 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £125.00 £8.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1462.50% -68.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 9 £450 -
Chippenham - - - -
PCI DSS
South West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 33 (84.62%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) Juniper
4 9 (23.08%) UNIX
5 8 (20.51%) McAfee
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 8 (20.51%) Qualys
6 7 (17.95%) Network Security
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.26%) CISSP
8 4 (10.26%) Data Security
8 4 (10.26%) SIEM
8 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (7.69%) Retail
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Information Security
9 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Support Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Wintel Support
5 6 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.26%) SIEM
4 4 (10.26%) Data Security
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco
1 9 (23.08%) Juniper
2 8 (20.51%) McAfee
2 8 (20.51%) Qualys
3 2 (5.13%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Websense
4 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire