Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 November 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.48% 7.69% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +26.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £360 £383 £423
90th Percentile £380 £685 £488
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.60 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 219 130 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.80% 9.32% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 69 70
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +20.75% -9.25%
10th Percentile £262 £212 £190
90th Percentile £600 £635 £517
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +109.06% +2.50%
10th Percentile £13.87 £43.25 £17.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.75 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -37.33% +29.31% +5.45%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Hertfordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 10 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Law
2 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 9 (75.00%) Threat Management
2 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (75.00%) GDPR
2 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Nessus
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (8.33%) CLAS
6 1 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
6 1 (8.33%) AS 2805
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Security Consultant
3 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 9 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (75.00%) Threat Management
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (8.33%) E-business
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CLAS
1 1 (8.33%) RHCE
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (75.00%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) AS 2805
3 1 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 8583
3 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Qualys
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware