Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 31 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.55% 3.09% 3.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.85% 19.79% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £480 £525 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +15.07% +1.39%
10th Percentile £411 £513 £352
90th Percentile £555 £538 £544
East of England median daily rate £475 £494 £450
% change year-on-year -3.80% +9.72% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.60 -

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 130 96 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.06% 15.64% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 51 71
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.80% +3.21%
10th Percentile £318 £220 £213
90th Percentile £568 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.89 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.00% -48.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £18.58 £9.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £33.10 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.33% +29.31% +5.45%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 17 £473 - 1
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Business Continuity
3 12 (38.71%) Migration
3 12 (38.71%) Security Management
3 12 (38.71%) CISSP
3 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (35.48%) Retail
4 11 (35.48%) XenApp
4 11 (35.48%) Security Architecture
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (35.48%) Citrix
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) MCSE
4 11 (35.48%) MCSA
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 10 (32.26%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
5 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
5 10 (32.26%) CISA
5 10 (32.26%) CISM
5 10 (32.26%) ISMS
5 10 (32.26%) SDLC
6 9 (29.03%) GDPR
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) Compliance Management
7 8 (25.81%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.68%) Skype
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
1 12 (38.71%) Security Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Migration Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Compliance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Solaris
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Business Continuity
3 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (38.71%) Migration
3 12 (38.71%) Security Management
4 11 (35.48%) Security Architecture
5 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
5 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
5 10 (32.26%) ISMS
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 10 (32.26%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) SDLC
6 8 (25.81%) Compliance Management
6 8 (25.81%) Mobile Commerce
6 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
6 8 (25.81%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 7 (22.58%) Application Packaging
7 7 (22.58%) Programme Governance
7 7 (22.58%) Remediation Plan
8 6 (19.35%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CISSP
2 11 (35.48%) MCSA
2 11 (35.48%) MCSE
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 10 (32.26%) CISM
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (22.58%) CCA
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (12.90%) VCAP
7 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (9.68%) CCNP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.68%) MCP
9 2 (6.45%) CCNA
9 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
10 1 (3.23%) CCIE
10 1 (3.23%) CCIE Security
10 1 (3.23%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) GDPR
3 3 (9.68%) COBIT
4 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) XenApp
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Citrix
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
4 2 (6.45%) CommVault
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.23%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.23%) Virgin Media