Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 January 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 167 153
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 22 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.21% 6.21% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 13
East of England median daily rate £425 £470 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -10.48% +2.44%
10th Percentile £343 £282 £430
90th Percentile £546 £575 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - -16.08% -31.90%

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 the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 522 644 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.57% 13.43% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 337 277
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £174 £238 £180
90th Percentile £588 £571 £546
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 36
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £26.22 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.73% -32.34% +10.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.36 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.95 £50.06 £63.38
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.09
% change year-on-year -1.72% -10.77% -4.72%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in the East of England

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Bedfordshire 0 9 £481 -0.77% 2
Hertfordshire -2 7 £400 +8.11% 3
Essex -19 5 £530 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £275 -3.51% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
1 12 (54.55%) GDPR
2 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 10 (45.45%) SABSA
3 10 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 8 (36.36%) CISSP
5 7 (31.82%) COBIT
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
7 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Law
8 4 (18.18%) Workflow
8 4 (18.18%) Use Case
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (18.18%) Business Development
8 4 (18.18%) CRM
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Data Security
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 10 (45.45%) SABSA
3 10 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
5 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) PQQ
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Thought Leadership
6 4 (18.18%) Threat Management
6 4 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) Master's Degree
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CISA
4 2 (9.09%) CISM
4 2 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CRISC
5 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) GDPR
2 7 (31.82%) COBIT
3 4 (18.18%) COSO
3 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft