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 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)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 1.33% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.50% 15.19% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -1.90%
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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
109 158 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.06% 8.76% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 78
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £277 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +119.17%
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 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 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 8 (40.00%) SIEM
4 7 (35.00%) CISM
5 6 (30.00%) Information Security
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Splunk
5 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Server Hardening
8 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (10.00%) COBIT
9 2 (10.00%) CEH
9 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) DSL
5 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SIEM
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (30.00%) Splunk
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack