Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 21 November 2018 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 59 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 +18
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.68% 0.97% 4.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.65% 5.79% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 25
Swindon median daily rate £463 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £413 £525 £360
90th Percentile £610 £605 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -15.91% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 85 121 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.54% 16.81% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 94 99
Swindon median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £241
90th Percentile £690 £613 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £498 £450 £363
% change year-on-year +10.56% +24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +13.92% -8.14% +6.17%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Swindon

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Swindon

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Swindon over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) OSSEC
3 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 5 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) ISACA
4 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 4 (26.67%) GIAC
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) PSD2
5 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) GDPR
6 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Snort
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Payments Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) GIAC
1 4 (26.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PSD2
2 2 (13.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 5 (33.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) SAP