Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 124 144
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 13 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.98% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 7.75% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 18
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £540 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +45.95% -32.73%
10th Percentile £378 £375 £325
90th Percentile £501 £588 £475
South East median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -5.26%
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 522 503 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.44% 12.60% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 254 295
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £206 £230 £216
90th Percentile £575 £572 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +76.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £18.95 £13.80 £12.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.00 £25.35
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £20.81 £21.33
% change year-on-year +6.89% -2.43% -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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 September 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
Slough -1 6 £413 +13.79%
Reading -15 3 £485 -10.19% 1
Bracknell -2 1 - - 1
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) GDPR
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) CISM
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Magento
4 3 (23.08%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
1 3 (23.08%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Magento Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Backend Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) ISMS
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter