Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 92 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.21% 5.38% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £650 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.08% +29.35% +108.94%
10th Percentile £360 £480 £463
90th Percentile £380 £690 £638
East of England median daily rate £488 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 208 130 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.43% 9.74% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 75 63
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £250
90th Percentile £584 £619 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £31.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.79% +49.98% -10.63%
10th Percentile £13.25 £20.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £83.75 £44.55 £51.25
East of England median hourly rate £26.12 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.38% - +25.56%

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 20 February 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
Welwyn Garden City +2 8 - -
Watford - 3 - - 2
PCI DSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 12 (80.00%) GDPR
2 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Law
3 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 9 (60.00%) Retail
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE
5 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
5 7 (46.67%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (46.67%) COBIT
5 7 (46.67%) COSO
5 7 (46.67%) OWASP
5 7 (46.67%) QA
5 7 (46.67%) SABSA
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 4 (26.67%) Nessus
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
8 3 (20.00%) Security Operations

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Law
2 9 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 9 (60.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Security Technical Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) OWASP
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE
4 7 (46.67%) SABSA
4 7 (46.67%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Information Management
7 2 (13.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) GDPR
2 7 (46.67%) COBIT
2 7 (46.67%) COSO
2 7 (46.67%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.67%) AS 2805
4 1 (6.67%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Qualys
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle