Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 135 153
Rank change year-on-year -46 +18 +27
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 27 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 1.26% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.40% 9.67% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 22
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -11.29%
10th Percentile £333 £400 £313
90th Percentile £572 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £27.60
England median hourly rate £85.00 - £27.60

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 613 610 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.22% 13.06% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 346 294
East of England median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £190 £190 £193
90th Percentile £559 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 62
East of England median hourly rate £18.38 £19.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% -38.71% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.50 £43.20 £48.58
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% +5.52%

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 August 2018.

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 August 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
Hertfordshire -14 12 £378 -31.36% 9
Bedfordshire -27 10 £508 +6.84% 1
Essex - 5 £529 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 13 (48.15%) Security Architecture
2 12 (44.44%) GDPR
3 11 (40.74%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
3 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 11 (40.74%) SABSA
4 10 (37.04%) COBIT
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (29.63%) CISSP
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Law
7 7 (25.93%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (25.93%) QA
7 7 (25.93%) COSO
7 7 (25.93%) OWASP
7 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
7 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
7 7 (25.93%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (11.11%) Business Development
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
10 3 (11.11%) JIRA

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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) IPsec
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Security Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Security Technical Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Information Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Security Architecture
2 11 (40.74%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) SABSA
2 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (25.93%) OWASP
5 7 (25.93%) Patch Management
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE
5 7 (25.93%) Programme Delivery
5 7 (25.93%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CRISC
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) GDPR
2 10 (37.04%) COBIT
3 7 (25.93%) COSO
3 7 (25.93%) QA
4 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
1 2 (7.41%) Capita
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
1 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow