Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 128 111
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17 -7
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.40% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.02% 2.47% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £520 £658 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +25.24% +10.53%
10th Percentile £502 £653 £513
90th Percentile £554 £660 £546
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year - +0.05% +24.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire 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 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 199 283 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.25% 13.16% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 157 121
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £180 £204
90th Percentile £565 £628 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £8.81 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.13 £54.53 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £32.75 £22.25 £19.03
% change year-on-year +47.19% +16.95% -10.81%

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 25 April 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
Milton Keynes +28 6 £520 -20.91%
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Go
4 3 (50.00%) Sony
4 3 (50.00%) Law
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Akamai
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) ISMS
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) OWASP
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) GIAC
5 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (33.33%) GDPR

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Akamai
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CLAS
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
1 2 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sony
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Qualys
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid7