The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.78% 1.22% 4.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 20.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £702 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.84% +78.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £702 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £702 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 35 20 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 12.46% 6.10% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 7
Median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £415 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £702 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £47.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Basingstoke

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (28.57%) Opsview
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) QRadar
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Arista
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) TACACS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
1 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Opsview
1 2 (28.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) Arista
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk