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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 51 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.47% 3.09% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.16% 25.58% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £365 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
76 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.19% 12.08% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 39
Average daily rate £500 £451 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £324 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £750 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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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 -3 10 £388 -3.00% 1
PCI DSS
South West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 5 (20.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) Data Security
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) McAfee
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (16.00%) Splunk
7 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (16.00%) CEH

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 5 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Data Security
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) CEH
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) McAfee
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
1 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.00%) Juniper
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft