The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 73 67
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
PCI DSS
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
78 133 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.80% 11.43% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 111 45
Median daily rate £431 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £348 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £636 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.33 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.04% +0.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cheshire region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Cloud

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata