Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 156 154
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 38 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.71% 4.82% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 30
East of England median daily rate £485 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £281 £420 £373
90th Percentile £613 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year +4.90% -31.90% +87.50%

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 566 477 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.29% 10.74% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 308 307
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £179 £215
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.16% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 75
East of England median hourly rate £26.12 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.86% -5.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £10.23 £15.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £66.25 £47.35 £54.50
England median hourly rate £21.11 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -14.00% +14.98%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 17 £335 -48.46% 3
Bedfordshire -11 14 £528 +17.22% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £285 -36.67% 7
Essex +2 3 £300 -47.83%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 21 (55.26%) Retail
2 19 (50.00%) GDPR
3 18 (47.37%) Information Security
4 17 (44.74%) Security Architecture
5 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) TOGAF
6 12 (31.58%) COBIT
7 11 (28.95%) CISSP
7 11 (28.95%) SABSA
8 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 10 (26.32%) Programme Delivery
8 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (26.32%) Law
9 9 (23.68%) Change Management
9 9 (23.68%) Security Management
9 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
10 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
10 8 (21.05%) Information Security Management
10 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.42%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (18.42%) Firewall
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
11 7 (18.42%) SDLC
11 7 (18.42%) QA
11 7 (18.42%) COSO
11 7 (18.42%) OWASP
12 6 (15.79%) ISMS

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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 21 (55.26%) Retail
2 10 (26.32%) Law
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Security Architect
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Consultant
4 8 (21.05%) Security Consultant
5 7 (18.42%) Information Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Security Technical Architect
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Migration Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Security Architecture
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL
4 12 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 11 (28.95%) SABSA
6 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 10 (26.32%) Programme Delivery
7 9 (23.68%) Change Management
7 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
7 9 (23.68%) Security Management
8 8 (21.05%) Information Security Management
8 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) OWASP
9 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
9 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 7 (18.42%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (15.79%) ISMS
10 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) CISA
2 5 (13.16%) CISM
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ISSAP
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) CGEIT
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) RHCE
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) GDPR
2 12 (31.58%) COBIT
3 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (18.42%) COSO
4 7 (18.42%) QA
5 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.63%) AS 2805
6 1 (2.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Nessus
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Qualys
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.26%) Sophos
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow