Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 157 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 -37 +22
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 29 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.34% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.16% 2.53% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.67% +44.00%
10th Percentile £381 £378 £375
90th Percentile £531 £501 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £474
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.54% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 562 514 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.81% 13.39% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 238 253
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £230
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% +27.27% +76.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.95 £13.80
90th Percentile £85.23 £40.00 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £22.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year +109.09% +12.46% -8.29%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +11 7 £500 - 2
Slough -3 2 - - 1
Reading -10 2 £388 -20.10% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) NIST
3 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
3 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (31.03%) CISM
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security
4 9 (31.03%) GDPR
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) JSON
5 8 (27.59%) Network Security
5 8 (27.59%) AWS
5 8 (27.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (27.59%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Internet
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
6 7 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (24.14%) SIEM
6 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (20.69%) CRISC
7 6 (20.69%) IaaS
7 6 (20.69%) Architecture Governance
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.69%) SaaS
7 6 (20.69%) Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Azure
2 6 (20.69%) IaaS
2 6 (20.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) 3GPP
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) Broadband
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) IPv6
6 1 (3.45%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) MS Access
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) DbUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Security Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Network Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Strategy Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Compliance Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) DBA
7 2 (6.90%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Security Compliance Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) JSON
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) JSP
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.45%) React
4 1 (3.45%) React Native
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Solaris
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (31.03%) Information Security
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
4 7 (24.14%) SIEM
5 6 (20.69%) Architecture Governance
5 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.69%) SDLC
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 6 (20.69%) CRISC
5 3 (10.34%) CISA
5 3 (10.34%) PCI QSA
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) MCTS
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) NIST
3 9 (31.03%) GDPR
4 8 (27.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Imperva
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Varonis
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.45%) Genesys
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Meraki
3 1 (3.45%) Nokia
3 1 (3.45%) Polycom
3 1 (3.45%) VMware