The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 June 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 98 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 17 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.95% 0.76% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.52% 7.98% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 15
Median daily rate £475 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 226 188 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.57% 9.57% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 135 166
Median daily rate £425 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% -1.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PCI DSS in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Hampshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Hampshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Basingstoke -10 8 £438 -16.82%
Winchester +8 2 £475 +5.55% 1
Farnborough +4 2 £495 +46.66% 3
Fleet +2 1 £500 +48.36% 1
Hook - 1 £375 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) JBoss
4 9 (33.33%) Apache
4 9 (33.33%) Information Security
4 9 (33.33%) F5
5 8 (29.63%) Splunk
5 8 (29.63%) Tripwire
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) CISSP
6 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
7 6 (22.22%) NetApp
7 6 (22.22%) Change Management
7 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) UML
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (22.22%) Kaspersky
7 6 (22.22%) PA-DSS
7 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture
7 6 (22.22%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Gemalto
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (33.33%) Apache
1 9 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.41%) IPsec
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) OSPF
6 2 (7.41%) SSL
6 2 (7.41%) TACACS
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) Frame Relay
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 3 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 6 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
3 4 (14.81%) ISMS
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISSP
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) GCIH
3 4 (14.81%) GIAC
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) RHCSA
5 2 (7.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) PA-DSS
2 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (14.81%) JSP 440
4 3 (11.11%) RMADS
5 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR
6 1 (3.70%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 31000
6 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (3.70%) PMO
6 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) F5
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (29.63%) Splunk
3 8 (29.63%) Tripwire
4 6 (22.22%) Gemalto
4 6 (22.22%) Kaspersky
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) Arista
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee