The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 172 190
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 60 108 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.22% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.17% 10.52% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 81 42
Median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -4.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 973 1027 1116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.49% 11.65% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 596 600
Median daily rate £425 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 52
Median hourly rate £16.75 £21.34 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.51% +15.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 17 £475 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +16 13 £540 +44.00% 6
Surrey -6 12 £425 -10.52% 3
West Sussex -7 9 £450 -2.70% 1
Oxfordshire -6 5 £475 -9.52%
Kent -1 2 £375 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 1 £125 -54.54%
Middlesex - 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 37 (33.33%) Finance
1 37 (33.33%) Information Security
2 34 (30.63%) CISSP
3 28 (25.23%) Firewall
4 27 (24.32%) Data Centre
5 26 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (21.62%) CISM
7 20 (18.02%) Cisco
7 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (17.12%) Project Management
9 18 (16.22%) Windows
9 18 (16.22%) Linux
10 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (13.51%) SIEM
11 15 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (12.61%) JBoss
12 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
12 14 (12.61%) Degree
13 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (9.91%) DNS
14 11 (9.91%) Apache
14 11 (9.91%) ITIL
14 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
14 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
14 11 (9.91%) VMware
14 11 (9.91%) F5
14 11 (9.91%) ISMS
14 11 (9.91%) DevOps
15 10 (9.01%) Security Operations
15 10 (9.01%) GDPR

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (12.61%) JBoss
2 11 (9.91%) Apache
3 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.60%) SaaS
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.90%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.90%) G Suite
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) Firewall
2 11 (9.91%) DNS
3 10 (9.01%) Network Security
4 9 (8.11%) VPN
5 8 (7.21%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.31%) SSL
7 6 (5.41%) WAN
8 5 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.50%) DHCP
9 4 (3.60%) CTI
9 4 (3.60%) LAN
9 4 (3.60%) MPLS
9 4 (3.60%) VoIP
10 3 (2.70%) HTTP
10 3 (2.70%) Internet
10 3 (2.70%) Intranet
10 3 (2.70%) LDAP
10 3 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.80%) Redis
2 2 (1.80%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Maven
2 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 1 (0.90%) Mockito
4 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.21%) Legal
4 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (20.72%) Architect
2 13 (11.71%) Analyst
2 13 (11.71%) Consultant
2 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) SOAP
1 9 (8.11%) Web Services
2 5 (4.50%) Dropwizard
2 5 (4.50%) JSON
2 5 (4.50%) RESTful
2 5 (4.50%) Spring
2 5 (4.50%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.60%) REST
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) Google Maps API
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
4 2 (1.80%) Middleware
4 2 (1.80%) Sass
5 1 (0.90%) JMS
5 1 (0.90%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.50%) PKI
6 4 (3.60%) CESG
6 4 (3.60%) IVR
7 3 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.70%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.70%) PMI
7 3 (2.70%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.80%) Replication
8 2 (1.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Unix
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Information Security
2 19 (17.12%) Project Management
3 15 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (13.51%) SIEM
4 11 (9.91%) DevOps
4 11 (9.91%) ISMS
4 11 (9.91%) ITIL
5 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.01%) Security Operations
5 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.31%) Information Assurance
8 7 (6.31%) Migration
9 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.41%) IT Strategy
9 6 (5.41%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) Java
2 7 (6.31%) Python
3 6 (5.41%) Perl
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (1.80%) C#
6 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (30.63%) CISSP
2 24 (21.62%) CISM
3 14 (12.61%) Degree
4 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (8.11%) CCNP
6 8 (7.21%) SANS
7 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (4.50%) CCDP
9 5 (4.50%) CCSP
9 5 (4.50%) CISA
9 5 (4.50%) CRISC
9 5 (4.50%) PMI Certification
9 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.50%) SSCP
10 4 (3.60%) CCNA
10 4 (3.60%) GCIH
10 4 (3.60%) GIAC
11 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.01%) GDPR
3 9 (8.11%) COBIT
4 7 (6.31%) PA-DSS
5 6 (5.41%) ISO 22301
6 5 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (4.50%) SLA
7 4 (3.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (3.60%) JSP 440
7 4 (3.60%) QA
8 3 (2.70%) RMADS
9 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (1.80%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.90%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.90%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.90%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.90%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) vCloud
3 3 (2.70%) vSphere
4 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) Snort
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) Xen
5 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Puppet
2 6 (5.41%) Nagios
3 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.70%) vRealize
5 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.90%) Opsview
5 1 (0.90%) QRadar
5 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Cisco
2 11 (9.91%) F5
2 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.91%) VMware
3 10 (9.01%) Splunk
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.21%) Tripwire
6 7 (6.31%) NetApp
7 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.41%) Gemalto
7 6 (5.41%) Kaspersky
8 4 (3.60%) Avaya
8 4 (3.60%) Google
9 3 (2.70%) Nimsoft
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle
9 3 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.70%) SAP
9 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.70%) Verint
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