Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 27 February 2020 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 258 251
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7 -61
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.085% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.85% 3.54% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 23
Central London median daily rate £713 £519 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.35% +3.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £601 £301 £368
90th Percentile £909 £608 £610
London median daily rate £538 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -6.52% +15.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 586 792 1,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.97% 8.82% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 573 802
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -0.51% -2.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £313
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
London median daily rate £488 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Central London median hourly rate £32.98 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.56% +50.00% -4.76%
London median hourly rate £26.08 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.55% +10.00% -4.76%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Central London

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Central London

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Central London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Central London

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in Central London

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
City of London +54 4 £650 +18.18% 10
PCI DSS
London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) NIST
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Russian Language
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) NIST
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (20.00%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (20.00%) Sun