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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 80 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.89% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.50% 12.50% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
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£600 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.94% 7.14% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £121 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £400 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £9.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +74.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.46 £9.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £120.50 £10.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) CISSP
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) CISM
3 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Service Management
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Splunk
7 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
8 2 (15.38%) CRISC
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.69%) RHCE

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) CRISC
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) RHCE
6 1 (7.69%) IBM Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) GIAC
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) ACSA
6 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
6 1 (7.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Splunk
1 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds