Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 15 January 2019 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 107 79
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 +15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.69% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.06% 3.42% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £825 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% - +40.00%
10th Percentile £605 £510 £513
90th Percentile £838 £659 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £825 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +57.14% - +61.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 158 263 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.55% 15.61% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 154 113
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £209 £148 £235
90th Percentile £615 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £345 £438
% change year-on-year +21.74% -21.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £9.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +87.30% -42.11%
10th Percentile £9.90 £12.86 £9.31
90th Percentile £35.70 £18.00 £9.92
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +63.64% -31.25%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Milton Keynes

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Milton Keynes

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) GDPR
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SAP

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP