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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.094% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 1.74% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

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 127 115 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.95% 10.80% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 104
Median daily rate £355 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +18.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £214 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £518 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.09 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.98% -59.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 1 - - 1
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) FedRAMP
3 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (28.57%) IISP
3 2 (28.57%) CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) SANS
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) HIPAA
3 2 (28.57%) ISACA
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Advisor
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) GIAC
2 2 (28.57%) IISP
2 2 (28.57%) ISACA
2 2 (28.57%) SANS
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISMP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) FedRAMP
1 2 (28.57%) HIPAA
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco