Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 138 136
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 33 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.57% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.40% 4.67% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 31
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.79% -11.67%
10th Percentile £344 £403 £356
90th Percentile £464 £542 £488
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £410
% change year-on-year +0.10% +21.83% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 516 471 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.79% 12.17% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 230 342
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £411 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +12.67% +0.69%
10th Percentile £273 £248 £200
90th Percentile £584 £575 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.95 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.23% +1.35% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.06 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.28 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £18.53 £21.33
% change year-on-year +21.46% -13.15% -1.02%

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
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 20 April 2018. 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 +2 7 - - 1
Bracknell -8 4 £403 -20.49%
Slough +3 3 £400 -20.00% 2
Reading +3 1 £485 -3.00% 2
Newbury - 1 - -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 23 (69.70%) Information Security
2 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (39.39%) CISM
4 12 (36.36%) Legal
4 12 (36.36%) CISSP
5 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (27.27%) COBIT
7 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (24.24%) CESG
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Intranet
8 7 (21.21%) Time Management
8 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
8 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) People Management
9 6 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (18.18%) Statistics
9 6 (18.18%) Security Management
9 6 (18.18%) CISA
9 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
9 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
10 5 (15.15%) IT Audit
10 5 (15.15%) GDPR
10 5 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (12.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (12.12%) Security Monitoring

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 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
1 3 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Intranet
2 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) VLAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 12 (36.36%) Legal
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Compliance Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Magento Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
1 3 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (9.09%) OAuth
1 3 (9.09%) OAuth2
1 3 (9.09%) OpenID
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) XACML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) CESG
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
4 7 (21.21%) People Management
4 7 (21.21%) Time Management
5 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 6 (18.18%) Security Management
5 6 (18.18%) Statistics
6 5 (15.15%) IT Audit
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.12%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 3 (9.09%) OWASP
8 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISM
2 12 (36.36%) CISSP
3 6 (18.18%) CISA
4 4 (12.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (12.12%) PCI QSA
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) COBIT
3 6 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (15.15%) GDPR
5 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Ping Identity
1 3 (9.09%) Twobo
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper