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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.64% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 6.25% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £413 £413 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
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%

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
56 64 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.58% 10.27% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 49
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £186 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £480 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.63 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 February 2017.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) ISMS
3 6 (50.00%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Service Design
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
6 2 (16.67%) RMADS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (16.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PABX
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) ISMS
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISMP
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CRISC
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (16.67%) GPG13
4 2 (16.67%) PMO
4 2 (16.67%) RMADS
4 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) FireEye
1 2 (16.67%) Imperva
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec