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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.13% 1.30% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £463 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
39 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.06% 8.53% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 41
Median daily rate £363 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -37.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £375 -
Runcorn - 1 £550 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001