The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 33 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% - 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% - 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £660 - £444
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 Southampton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 25 31 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 9.58% 11.07% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 62
Median daily rate £450 £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -40.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Southampton

PCI DSS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (40.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Lead Security Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) VMware