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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 70 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 1.47% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £563 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.38% 9.20% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 48
Average daily rate £500 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.92 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £15.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £18.00 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 2 £563 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSAE 16
2 3 (50.00%) SoftLayer
2 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) ATG
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) ATG
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata