Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 108 133
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -14
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.14% 0.35% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 2.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £125 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.55% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 -

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 281 260 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.27% 12.98% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 132 197
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £200 £182 £245
90th Percentile £500 £537 £475
South East median daily rate £416 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +6.54% +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.32 £16.05 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% -7.48% -8.72%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.99 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £55.38 £57.70
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.10 £18.68
% change year-on-year +18.01% -13.81% -8.88%

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
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 20 July 2017. 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 -23 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £125 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) AS 2805
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) ERD
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) AS 2805
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware