The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 62 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.13% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.92% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.95% 5.29% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 38
Average daily rate £306 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £49.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -54.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
PCI DSS
North West

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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
Chester - 2 £150 -
Warrington - - - -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) C

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware