Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +19
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.32% 0.20% 3.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.61% 2.04% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Kent median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £366
90th Percentile £396 £400 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.75 -

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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 66 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.41% 9.78% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 37
Kent median daily rate £425 £443 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +31.11% +20.54%
10th Percentile £248 £130 £170
90th Percentile £575 £575 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
% change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 22 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
Maidstone - 3 - -
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Dover - 1 £400 -
PCI DSS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) GDPR
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) PMI
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security

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 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR