Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 156 158
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 32 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.95% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.02% 7.94% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 26
East of England median daily rate £520 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £314 £411 £313
90th Percentile £628 £550 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - £24.23
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £52.50

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 532 529 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.13% 11.97% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 316 297
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £213 £185 £200
90th Percentile £553 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 58
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £29.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -36.88% -4.68%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.90 £11.80
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.90 £52.88
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.70 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.90% -17.92% +14.29%

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 June 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 June 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 +4 20 £378 -31.36% 7
Bedfordshire -14 10 £550 +22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £625 +26.39% 1
Essex - 1 £300 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 22 (68.75%) Retail
2 20 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 18 (56.25%) ITIL
4 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
5 16 (50.00%) COBIT
5 16 (50.00%) GDPR
6 15 (46.88%) TOGAF
6 15 (46.88%) SABSA
6 15 (46.88%) Change Management
7 14 (43.75%) Patch Management
8 12 (37.50%) QA
8 12 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
8 12 (37.50%) COSO
8 12 (37.50%) OWASP
8 12 (37.50%) Law
8 12 (37.50%) PRINCE
8 12 (37.50%) Programme Delivery
8 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 11 (34.38%) Information Security
10 10 (31.25%) CISSP
11 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
12 8 (25.00%) Information Security Management
13 7 (21.88%) Security Management
13 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (18.75%) Firewall
15 5 (15.63%) CISA
15 5 (15.63%) ISMS
16 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (12.50%) Nessus
16 4 (12.50%) CISM

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 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.13%) IPsec
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (68.75%) Retail
2 12 (37.50%) Law
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Security Architect
3 12 (37.50%) Security Technical Architect
3 12 (37.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
2 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 18 (56.25%) ITIL
3 15 (46.88%) Change Management
3 15 (46.88%) SABSA
3 15 (46.88%) TOGAF
4 14 (43.75%) Patch Management
5 12 (37.50%) OWASP
5 12 (37.50%) PRINCE
5 12 (37.50%) Programme Delivery
5 12 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
6 11 (34.38%) Information Security
7 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
8 8 (25.00%) Information Security Management
9 7 (21.88%) Security Management
10 5 (15.63%) ISMS
11 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.38%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) SDLC
11 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) CISA
3 4 (12.50%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ISSAP
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.13%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) COBIT
1 16 (50.00%) GDPR
2 12 (37.50%) COSO
2 12 (37.50%) QA
3 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
3 2 (6.25%) Capita
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.25%) Sophos
3 2 (6.25%) Zscaler
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow