Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 126 133
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 19 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 1.03% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.68% 8.00% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +46.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £458 £356 £323
90th Percentile £496 £588 £553
South East median daily rate £525 £429 £461
% change year-on-year +22.52% -7.10% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 516 525 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.47% 12.84% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 252 263
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £185 £221 £220
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.68% +80.77% -39.68%
10th Percentile £22.85 £14.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £52.50 £32.50
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.73% +4.44% +4.41%

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 November 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
Newbury -5 3 - -
Slough -11 3 £475 +31.03%
Reading -11 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £469 - 1
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) CISA
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team Management
7 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
7 4 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (21.05%) GDPR
8 3 (15.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) Database Security
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (15.79%) SDH
8 3 (15.79%) SMS
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) HTTP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) 2G
1 3 (15.79%) 3G
1 3 (15.79%) 4G
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) DSL
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) IP Telephony
1 3 (15.79%) MPLS
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) SDH
1 3 (15.79%) SMS
1 3 (15.79%) SS7
1 3 (15.79%) SSH
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Security Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Compliance Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (15.79%) Database Security
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.79%) Network Management
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) ISMS
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
4 3 (15.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (15.79%) PCI QSA
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (21.05%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter