Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 165 148
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17 +28
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 24 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.95% 6.94% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 19
East of England median daily rate £494 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £364 £263 £324
90th Percentile £570 £553 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £466
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.88% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £27.60
England median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.62
% change year-on-year - +8.62% -30.08%

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 607 677 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.94% 13.34% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 364 295
East of England median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £173 £214 £180
90th Percentile £572 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 57
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.34 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -46.29% +2.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.43 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.65 £43.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.96%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Bedfordshire -15 11 £513 +6.77% 1
Hertfordshire -3 8 £380 -30.91% 3
Essex - 5 £529 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 12 (50.00%) GDPR
2 10 (41.67%) SABSA
2 10 (41.67%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 8 (33.33%) COBIT
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) CISSP
4 7 (29.17%) Retail
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
6 5 (20.83%) Law
6 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (20.83%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) COSO
6 5 (20.83%) OWASP
6 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
7 4 (16.67%) Confluence
7 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Use Case
7 4 (16.67%) JIRA
7 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis

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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Security Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Security Technical Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (41.67%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) SABSA
2 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) OWASP
5 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
5 5 (20.83%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CRISC
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) GDPR
2 8 (33.33%) COBIT
3 5 (20.83%) COSO
3 5 (20.83%) QA
4 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) SAP