The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 24 June 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)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.25% 0.62% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.32% 6.06% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Median daily rate £475 £525 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +12.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £505 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 57 33 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.15% 10.28% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 43
Median daily rate £475 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -16.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £8.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.11% -78.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in Bedfordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 8 £450 -14.28% 3
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (37.93%) CISA
3 11 (37.93%) CISM
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
4 8 (27.59%) GIAC
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Business Continuity
4 8 (27.59%) SIEM
4 8 (27.59%) SANS
5 7 (24.14%) GDPR
6 6 (20.69%) Network Segmentation
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
7 5 (17.24%) XenApp
7 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) MCSA
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
2 4 (13.79%) Skype
3 3 (10.34%) BGP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) OSPF
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Consultant
1 9 (31.03%) Information Security Consultant
1 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Migration Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Business Continuity
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) SIEM
3 6 (20.69%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
4 5 (17.24%) CMMI
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
6 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Governance
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISA
1 11 (37.93%) CISM
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) GIAC
2 8 (27.59%) SANS
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) CCIE Security
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) HP APS
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.90%) VCAP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) GDPR
3 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) COBIT
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) XenApp
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Citrix
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
4 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Meru Networks
4 2 (6.90%) Trustwave
4 2 (6.90%) Virgin Media
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £550 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday