The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 82 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.087% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.59% 1.35% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£475 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
69 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.95% 6.46% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 34
Average daily rate £330 £323 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £206 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.85 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.50 £44.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - - 1
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (73.33%) CISSP
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) CISM
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) GIAC
3 7 (46.67%) COBIT
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) CRAMM
3 7 (46.67%) CRISC
4 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Apache
7 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) CISA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Django
1 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) CRAMM
3 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 9 (60.00%) CISM
3 7 (46.67%) GIAC
3 7 (46.67%) CRISC
4 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ACSP
5 1 (6.67%) ACSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) RHCE
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
1 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds