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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 54 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.00% 4.23% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
50 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.37% 11.74% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 20
Average daily rate £363 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £162 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.63 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +63.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix