The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 73 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.68% 10.08% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £420 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £399 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £455 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
95 129 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.56% 9.27% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 104
Median daily rate £423 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £291 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Office 365
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Sophos
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) PCI QSA
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Database Security
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) OWASP
8 1 (6.25%) Confluence
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sophos