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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England / East of England
Rank 109 109 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 18 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 0.69% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.66% 6.05% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 28
Median daily rate £450 £525 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £418 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 235 281 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.83% 11.44% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 166
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 21
Median hourly rate £21.95 £42.75 £25.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.65% +68.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.13 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £62.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +5 13 £450 -23.40% 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £525 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (73.33%) Information Security
2 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (43.33%) SIEM
3 13 (43.33%) CISSP
4 12 (40.00%) CISA
4 12 (40.00%) CISM
5 10 (33.33%) GIAC
6 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (23.33%) SANS
7 7 (23.33%) GDPR
8 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
10 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (13.33%) SABSA
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (10.00%) GISP
11 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
11 3 (10.00%) Splunk
11 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) MPLS
2 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.33%) HSRP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) SIEM
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (13.33%) SABSA
7 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.00%) Compliance Management
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.00%) OWASP
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (10.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 12 (40.00%) CISA
2 12 (40.00%) CISM
3 10 (33.33%) GIAC
4 7 (23.33%) SANS
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) GISP
6 3 (10.00%) IISP
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CCDE
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE
8 1 (3.33%) CRISC
8 1 (3.33%) ISEB
8 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.33%) VCAP
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) GDPR
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
1 3 (10.00%) Splunk
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) CommVault
3 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks
Bedfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
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