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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 24 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.71% 2.29% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 11.90% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £351 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.34% -21.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

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 Slough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21 42 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 15.00% 19.27% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 22
Median daily rate £396 £353 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.26% +12.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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

PCI DSS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Cloud

PCI DSS
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nimsoft