The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 58 56 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.47% 0.92% 1.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.68% 6.25% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £488 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -10.52%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 112 96 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 17.50% 14.75% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 79
Median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +193.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Wiltshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Swindon -5 3 £488 +14.70% 1
PCI DSS
South West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Data Security
4 9 (33.33%) Splunk
5 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (29.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (29.63%) Cyber Defence
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Intel Security
5 8 (29.63%) Banking
5 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (29.63%) Reference Data
5 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) IIS
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (22.22%) AppFabric
6 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (22.22%) WCF
6 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.70%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
1 6 (22.22%) AppFabric
1 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 6 (22.22%) WCF
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Cyber Defence
1 8 (29.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (29.63%) Reference Data
2 5 (18.52%) RIA
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) Data Security
3 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy
5 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
5 5 (18.52%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Network Design
8 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (18.52%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
4 3 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk
2 8 (29.63%) Intel Security
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.70%) Brocade
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper