Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 31 May 2020 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 135 145
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 -19
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 33 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.94% 6.10% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Median daily rate £270 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.90% +22.50% -22.89%
10th Percentile £258 £298 £364
90th Percentile £286 £614 £472
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 203 541 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.87% 13.12% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 206 219
Median daily rate £400 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +10.94% -3.03%
10th Percentile £187 £228 £250
90th Percentile £586 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £400 £429 £425
% change year-on-year -6.76% +0.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Median hourly rate £19.50 £62.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.80% +123.21% +69.70%
10th Percentile £17.26 £10.66 £16.29
90th Percentile £34.85 £83.63 £49.25
Median hourly rate £20.09 £40.70 £25.28
% change year-on-year -50.65% +61.00% +36.65%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Bracknell +36 2 £270 -47.32%
Maidenhead +16 1 - -
Reading +15 1 - -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) Legal
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) PCI QSA
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Snagit
6 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (12.50%) NIST
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
6 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Snagit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
2 5 (62.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 5 (62.50%) PCI QSA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) NIST
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe