Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.71% 2.54% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.06% 17.71% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Swindon median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -11.27%
10th Percentile £408 £273 £379
90th Percentile £523 £575 £560
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £481 £425
% change year-on-year -11.69% +13.24% -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 66 96 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.66% 14.35% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 66
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -19.79%
10th Percentile £316 £260 £281
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -17.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £80.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £46.34
% change year-on-year +10.71% -24.47% +208.92%

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 24 May 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) OSSEC
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ISACA
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Qualys
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) ISACA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (50.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Qualys