The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 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 / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.78% 0.60% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% 5.26% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -5.40%  
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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 38 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.69% 11.41% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 13
Median daily rate £425 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Kent

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £375 -
PCI DSS
South East

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

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
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