The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 57 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.46% 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.11% 6.25% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £513 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +86.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
PCI DSS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.66% 7.28% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 27
Median daily rate £435 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £12.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% -46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £10.30 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.84 £16.20 £31.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) CISMP
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (20.00%) Sentinel
6 2 (20.00%) CEH
6 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) CRISC
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (20.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Information Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) ISMS
2 7 (70.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CISMP
2 2 (20.00%) CRISC
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (20.00%) GPG13
3 2 (20.00%) RMADS
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) FireEye
2 1 (10.00%) Imperva
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec