Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.19% 4.85% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Reading median daily rate £540 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +68.22%
10th Percentile £401 £365 £316
90th Percentile £579 £455 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £540 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +44.00% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 154 227 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 11.98% 12.51% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 117 107
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £220 £143 £212
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £370
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.07% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.92% -1.02% +26.24%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +40.00% -42.00% +41.31%

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

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Reading over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) GDPR
3 5 (62.50%) PKI
3 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (12.50%) CLAS
6 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (12.50%) SANS
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (12.50%) SSCP
6 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) CISA
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISMS
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec