Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 152 177
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 49 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.94% 8.49% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 21
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51% +5.11%
10th Percentile £271 £331 £350
90th Percentile £539 £675 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £27.60 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.62 £39.51
% change year-on-year +8.62% -30.08% -12.21%

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 706 530 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.68% 10.88% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 296 324
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £221 £183 £186
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 72
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +29.31% +5.45%
10th Percentile £10.49 £13.48 £14.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.18 £47.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +7 32 £480 -8.57% 3
Hertfordshire -6 12 £370 -38.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £285 -21.38% 5
Suffolk - 2 £250 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 24 (48.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (44.90%) Information Security
3 21 (42.86%) GDPR
4 19 (38.78%) SDLC
5 17 (34.69%) Project Management
6 15 (30.61%) Business Continuity
6 15 (30.61%) Retail
7 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
8 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.53%) Security Management
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) CISSP
9 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
9 12 (24.49%) Migration
9 12 (24.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (22.45%) Citrix
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL
10 11 (22.45%) MCSE
10 11 (22.45%) MCSA
10 11 (22.45%) CISA
10 11 (22.45%) Security Architecture
10 11 (22.45%) XenApp
11 10 (20.41%) ISMS
11 10 (20.41%) CISM
11 10 (20.41%) Information Security Management
11 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce

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 (6.12%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.12%) Skype
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) BGP
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.04%) OSPF
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 15 (30.61%) Retail
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Law
3 4 (8.16%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Consultant
1 20 (40.82%) Security Consultant
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) Applications Consultant
5 8 (16.33%) Security Architect
6 7 (14.29%) Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 6 (12.24%) Migration Specialist
8 4 (8.16%) Information Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Security Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) EPoS
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Information Security
2 19 (38.78%) SDLC
3 17 (34.69%) Project Management
4 15 (30.61%) Business Continuity
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) Security Management
5 13 (26.53%) Security Operations
6 12 (24.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (24.49%) Migration
6 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
7 11 (22.45%) ITIL
7 11 (22.45%) Security Architecture
8 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
8 10 (20.41%) Information Security Management
8 10 (20.41%) ISMS
9 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.37%) Programme Delivery
9 9 (18.37%) Threat Management
10 8 (16.33%) Compliance Management
10 8 (16.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) CISSP
2 11 (22.45%) CISA
2 11 (22.45%) MCSA
2 11 (22.45%) MCSE
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.41%) CISM
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
5 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (14.29%) CCA
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (8.16%) VCAP
7 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.12%) CCNP
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.12%) MCP
9 2 (4.08%) CCNA
9 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
10 1 (2.04%) CCIE
10 1 (2.04%) RHCE
10 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (42.86%) GDPR
3 4 (8.16%) COBIT
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (2.04%) AS 2805
5 1 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 8583
5 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) XenApp
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) CommVault
5 2 (4.08%) Darktrace
5 2 (4.08%) McAfee
5 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.08%) Qualys
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.04%) Virgin Media