Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 January 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.14% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.05% 1.24% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 17
Reading median daily rate - £500 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.31% +17.37%
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -17.50% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 146 161 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.77% 11.61% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 78 121
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £310 £233 £243
90th Percentile £531 £500 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Reading median hourly rate £11.18 £24.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.39% +13.69% -10.21%
10th Percentile £10.59 £19.83 £17.10
90th Percentile £11.76 £29.80 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.25 £14.25 £21.55
% change year-on-year +98.25% -33.87% -10.21%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Reading

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Economics
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001