Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.37% 1.26% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.84% 10.26% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Slough median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -19.44%
10th Percentile £319 £363 £356
90th Percentile £416 £618 £369
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £550
% change year-on-year +46.67% -31.82% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 51 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.41% 12.30% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 38
Slough median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £223
90th Percentile £526 £566 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £381 £379
% change year-on-year +4.92% +0.59% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Slough median hourly rate - £8.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +92.31% -39.68% -10.21%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Slough

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) COBIT
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) COBIT
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee