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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.89% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.50% 10.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 59 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 6.47% 8.77% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 28
Median daily rate £406 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £365 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.54% +15.67%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
PCI DSS
East of England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (33.33%) GISP
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (33.33%) SABSA
4 3 (33.33%) IISP
4 3 (33.33%) Compliance Management

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) SABSA
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) GIAC
1 3 (33.33%) GISP
1 3 (33.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk