Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 134 137
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -36
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 44 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.41% 7.38% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 37
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -31.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £356 £323 £340
90th Percentile £588 £548 £579
South East median daily rate £429 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -5.82% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.75 -
South East median hourly rate - £35.75 -

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 523 515 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.83% 12.02% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 266 339
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £227 £220 £230
90th Percentile £573 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.77% -39.68% -10.21%
10th Percentile £14.63 £12.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £31.15 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
% change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.24%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Berkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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
Maidenhead -3 9 - -
Reading +13 6 £550 +22.22%
Slough +10 4 £363 -3.33%
Bracknell -3 4 - - 1
Newbury -5 2 £550 +22.22%
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 31 (70.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (68.18%) CISSP
3 29 (65.91%) CISM
4 25 (56.82%) Information Security
5 19 (43.18%) CISA
6 17 (38.64%) Legal
6 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
8 14 (31.82%) IT Audit
9 12 (27.27%) COBIT
10 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
10 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
10 10 (22.73%) CESG
10 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (20.45%) SIEM
11 9 (20.45%) PCI QSA
11 9 (20.45%) Time Management
12 8 (18.18%) Security Management
12 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity
12 8 (18.18%) Intranet
12 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
12 8 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (15.91%) Firewall
13 7 (15.91%) Statistics
14 6 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 5 (11.36%) GDPR
15 5 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
15 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (11.36%) People Management

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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Intranet
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (38.64%) Legal
2 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Security Specialist
2 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Compliance Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Compliance Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.55%) CISSP Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Audit Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) CESG
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Solaris
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Information Security
2 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.82%) IT Audit
4 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (20.45%) SIEM
5 9 (20.45%) Time Management
6 8 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 8 (18.18%) Security Management
6 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 7 (15.91%) Statistics
8 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (11.36%) People Management
8 5 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL
10 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) CISSP
2 29 (65.91%) CISM
3 19 (43.18%) CISA
4 9 (20.45%) PCI QSA
5 6 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (4.55%) CCSP
8 2 (4.55%) CRISC
9 1 (2.27%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) CLAS
9 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.27%) IISP
9 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (70.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.27%) COBIT
3 8 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (11.36%) GDPR
6 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.55%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) QRadar
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.27%) AlienVault
2 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.27%) Intel
2 1 (2.27%) LogLogic
2 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Splunk
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec