Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 438 372
Rank change year-on-year -15 -66 +15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 178 203 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.43% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.81% 3.37% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 139 171
London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £378 £313 £350
90th Percentile £890 £628 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.62
% change year-on-year - +8.62% -30.08%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,675 6,020 5,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 12.85% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,261 4,302 3,559
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £270
90th Percentile £656 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 66
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +1.96% -8.77%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.16 £12.38
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.10 £60.79
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.49% -12.42% +5.52%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in London

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London -6 38 £513 +2.50% 14
West London -11 7 £400 -16.88% 8
South London -20 5 £525 - 2
East London - 3 £800 - 5
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 74 (41.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (34.83%) Information Security
3 53 (29.78%) CISSP
4 46 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (25.28%) Finance
6 43 (24.16%) CISM
6 43 (24.16%) GDPR
7 39 (21.91%) SIEM
8 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (20.22%) Firewall
10 30 (16.85%) Retail
11 29 (16.29%) Data Protection
12 28 (15.73%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (15.17%) CISA
13 27 (15.17%) Splunk
14 26 (14.61%) Linux
15 25 (14.04%) Network Security
16 24 (13.48%) VPN
17 22 (12.36%) Risk Management
18 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (10.67%) Security Architecture
19 19 (10.67%) Security Operations
19 19 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 19 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
19 19 (10.67%) Qualys
20 18 (10.11%) Project Management
20 18 (10.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 17 (9.55%) Vulnerability Management
21 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
22 16 (8.99%) Web Services

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.25%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) Apache
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) nginx
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (6.18%) Sumo Logic
3 11 (6.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (5.06%) SaaS
5 8 (4.49%) Office 365
6 6 (3.37%) Azure Functions
6 6 (3.37%) Serverless
7 5 (2.81%) IaaS
7 5 (2.81%) PaaS
8 2 (1.12%) Cloudflare
8 2 (1.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) Apple Pay
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.22%) Firewall
2 25 (14.04%) Network Security
3 24 (13.48%) VPN
4 14 (7.87%) WAN
5 12 (6.74%) LAN
6 11 (6.18%) WLAN
7 8 (4.49%) HTTP
7 8 (4.49%) Internet
8 7 (3.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.69%) DNS
11 2 (1.12%) SSH
11 2 (1.12%) SSL
11 2 (1.12%) VoIP
12 1 (0.56%) ATM
12 1 (0.56%) DHCP
12 1 (0.56%) FTP
12 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (25.28%) Finance
2 30 (16.85%) Retail
3 16 (8.99%) Legal
4 9 (5.06%) Marketing
5 8 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.93%) Banking
6 7 (3.93%) Law
7 4 (2.25%) Dutch Language
7 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (15.73%) Architect
2 26 (14.61%) Consultant
3 22 (12.36%) Security Manager
4 18 (10.11%) Security Consultant
5 17 (9.55%) Security Architect
6 15 (8.43%) Analyst
6 15 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 15 (8.43%) Security Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Information Security Manager
8 12 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) Information Manager
9 9 (5.06%) Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (4.49%) Security Officer
11 7 (3.93%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS Project Manager
12 6 (3.37%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) Web Services
2 12 (6.74%) .NET
3 9 (5.06%) JSON
3 9 (5.06%) RESTful
4 7 (3.93%) HTML
4 7 (3.93%) HTML5
5 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (3.37%) React
6 4 (2.25%) LAMP
7 3 (1.69%) Node.js
7 3 (1.69%) SAML
8 2 (1.12%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.12%) Middleware
8 2 (1.12%) OAuth
8 2 (1.12%) OpenID
9 1 (0.56%) CSS
9 1 (0.56%) REST
9 1 (0.56%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (6.18%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (6.18%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (5.62%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.37%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.37%) User Experience
8 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.81%) Fintech
8 5 (2.81%) PKI
9 3 (1.69%) BYOD
9 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.12%) FMCG
10 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Linux
2 13 (7.30%) Windows
3 5 (2.81%) Android
3 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Information Security
2 39 (21.91%) SIEM
3 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.29%) Data Protection
5 28 (15.73%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (12.36%) Risk Management
7 19 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.67%) Security Architecture
7 19 (10.67%) Security Operations
8 18 (10.11%) Project Management
8 18 (10.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (9.55%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (8.99%) Data Security
10 16 (8.99%) Identity Access Management
11 15 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (8.43%) Threat Management
12 14 (7.87%) Business Continuity
12 14 (7.87%) DevOps
13 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.30%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.43%) Python
2 11 (6.18%) Java
3 9 (5.06%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.06%) Ruby
4 8 (4.49%) Perl
5 7 (3.93%) C#
5 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.69%) Go
7 3 (1.69%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.12%) C
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (29.78%) CISSP
2 43 (24.16%) CISM
3 27 (15.17%) CISA
4 15 (8.43%) Degree
5 12 (6.74%) CSSLP
5 12 (6.74%) ISSMP
6 10 (5.62%) ISSAP
7 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.49%) AWS Certification
9 7 (3.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (2.81%) PCI QSA
11 4 (2.25%) CEH
11 4 (2.25%) ISEB
12 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.69%) CRISC
12 3 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (1.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (1.12%) CCIE Security
13 2 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (41.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (24.16%) GDPR
3 19 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (6.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (6.18%) FedRAMP
4 11 (6.18%) HIPAA
5 8 (4.49%) COBIT
6 5 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.25%) PSD2
8 3 (1.69%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.69%) QA
8 3 (1.69%) SSAE 16
9 2 (1.12%) IASME
10 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Docker
2 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Istio
1 11 (6.18%) Suricata
2 6 (3.37%) Ansible
2 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.69%) Nessus
3 3 (1.69%) Terraform
4 2 (1.12%) Consul
4 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.12%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) QRadar
4 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) CASB
5 1 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.56%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) Opsview
5 1 (0.56%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.56%) Salt
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Splunk
2 19 (10.67%) Qualys
3 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.74%) CyberArk
5 11 (6.18%) Google
6 8 (4.49%) Cisco
7 6 (3.37%) Citrix
8 5 (2.81%) AlgoSec
8 5 (2.81%) SAP
9 4 (2.25%) VMware
10 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.69%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.69%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.12%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.12%) Juniper
11 2 (1.12%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.12%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.56%) Northgate