Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 35 50
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.95% 5.01% 2.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.79% 26.98% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 13
Swindon median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -3.06%
10th Percentile £525 £369 £359
90th Percentile £605 £575 £573
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £519 £475
% change year-on-year +6.02% +9.21% +5.56%
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 121 126 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.46% 18.58% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 100 118
Swindon median daily rate £450 £436 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.12% -2.35%
10th Percentile £325 £241 £296
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Swindon median hourly rate - - £15.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.14% +6.17% +89.74%

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

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 Swindon region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) GDPR
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) RIA
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) IT Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SOX Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) PSD2
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft