The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.12% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 9.09% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 Middlesex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11 11 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.36% 6.47% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Median daily rate £396 £360 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £449 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5