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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 59 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.37% 7.02% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
95 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.03% 7.09% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -36.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
4 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Qualys
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) SABSA
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO27005
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
1 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
1 2 (22.22%) Sun
1 2 (22.22%) Tripwire