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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 73 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 30 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 0.30% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.52% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £383 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +8.97%
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% -
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
162 146 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.82% 8.65% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 46
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 33 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (61.22%) Information Security
3 18 (36.73%) Risk Management
4 16 (32.65%) Security Management
4 16 (32.65%) Information Security Management
4 16 (32.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (28.57%) CISSP
6 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (26.53%) PKI
7 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.45%) Firewall
9 10 (20.41%) CISM
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 9 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Intel Security
10 9 (18.37%) Security Operations
11 7 (14.29%) SIEM
11 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (14.29%) Symantec
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) Unix
12 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (12.24%) Network Security
12 6 (12.24%) Splunk
12 6 (12.24%) Threat Management
13 5 (10.20%) Email Filtering
13 5 (10.20%) Web Filtering

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.12%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Consultant
1 24 (48.98%) Security Consultant
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Security Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) IT Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Malware Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) CISSP Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
1 13 (26.53%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Information Security
2 18 (36.73%) Risk Management
3 16 (32.65%) Information Security Management
3 16 (32.65%) Security Management
4 12 (24.49%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Security Operations
7 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (14.29%) SIEM
8 6 (12.24%) Threat Management
9 5 (10.20%) Email Filtering
9 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (10.20%) Web Filtering
10 4 (8.16%) Security Architecture
11 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.12%) OWASP
11 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) Perl
2 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) CISSP
2 10 (20.41%) CISM
3 3 (6.12%) CEH
3 3 (6.12%) GCIH
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CISMP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (32.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (10.20%) COBIT
4 1 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.04%) QA
4 1 (2.04%) SSAE 16
4 1 (2.04%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) NFS
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Intel Security
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Symantec
3 6 (12.24%) Splunk
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Lumension
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Qualys
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds