Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 99 109
Rank change year-on-year -28 +10 +12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 9 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.80% 4.57% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.54% -27.78%
10th Percentile £510 £513 £300
90th Percentile £659 £558 £493
South East median daily rate £414 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.75 £52.56
% change year-on-year - -31.99% +16.81%

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 322 219 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.99% 13.04% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 131 187
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £133 £213 £210
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.78 £9.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £29.17 £44.50 £33.15
South East median hourly rate £26.80 £17.43 £30.00
% change year-on-year +53.76% -41.90% +63.22%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -25 9 £525 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) IT Governance
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) CRAMM
3 4 (44.44%) ISMS
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (44.44%) GDPR
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 31000
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) HIPAA
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Basel II
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) E-business
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Compliance Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) IT Governance Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Head of IT
2 2 (22.22%) Head of IT Security
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Security
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) CRAMM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) ISMS
3 4 (44.44%) IT Governance
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) E-business
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 31000
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (22.22%) Basel II
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) HIPAA
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) AS 2805
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) VMware