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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 69 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 5.88% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £775 £306 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.06% -19.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
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
65 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.42% 7.00% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 36
Median daily rate £375 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £218 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £545 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.75 £22.64 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% +63.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £14.51 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £129.63 £118.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 24 August 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 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Business Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Qualys
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) SABSA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) ISO27005
5 2 (22.22%) IISP
5 2 (22.22%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
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 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) 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
3 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
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