Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 15 December 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 130 95
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35 +22
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.15% 2.54% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £825 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -2.33% +65.38%
10th Percentile £594 £510 £513
90th Percentile £838 £659 £563
South East median daily rate £523 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +26.67% -13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 233 354 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.03% 14.98% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 190 154
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -18.60% +22.86%
10th Percentile £231 £154 £200
90th Percentile £620 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +22.66% -16.14%
10th Percentile £11.46 £14.15 £9.31
90th Percentile £47.03 £29.10 £35.28
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +42.86% -18.79%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Buckinghamshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Buckinghamshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Buckinghamshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Milton Keynes +26 12 £825 +57.14% 2
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) OWASP
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) GDPR
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) .NET

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP