The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.67% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 5.71% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
72 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.50% 11.72% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 75 61
Median daily rate £325 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £170 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Public Sector Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys