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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 86 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 22 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.06% 10.63% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £430 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
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
137 160 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.37% 8.94% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 81 59
Median daily rate £425 £373 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +68.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 29 (51.79%) Information Security
2 28 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (50.00%) CISSP
3 26 (46.43%) PKI
4 25 (44.64%) CISM
5 24 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
7 22 (39.29%) Windows
8 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (32.14%) Network Security
9 18 (32.14%) SIEM
10 17 (30.36%) Intel Security
10 17 (30.36%) Unix
11 15 (26.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (26.79%) Symantec
11 15 (26.79%) Firewall
11 15 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (26.79%) Threat Management
11 15 (26.79%) Splunk
12 14 (25.00%) COBIT
13 13 (23.21%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (23.21%) Finance
13 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
13 13 (23.21%) Security Operations
14 11 (19.64%) Security Management
15 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (16.07%) Email Filtering
15 9 (16.07%) Web Filtering
15 9 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (14.29%) Qualys

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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Network Security
2 15 (26.79%) Firewall
3 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.57%) LDAP
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Consultant
1 19 (33.93%) Security Consultant
2 16 (28.57%) Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Security Management Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) PKI
2 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Information Security
2 24 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (32.14%) SIEM
5 15 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (26.79%) Threat Management
6 13 (23.21%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Security Operations
7 11 (19.64%) Security Management
8 9 (16.07%) Email Filtering
8 9 (16.07%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (16.07%) Web Filtering
9 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.71%) Information Security Management
11 5 (8.93%) Compliance Management
11 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
12 4 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
12 4 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
13 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
13 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.57%) C
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) CISSP
2 25 (44.64%) CISM
3 8 (14.29%) CEH
4 7 (12.50%) GCIH
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CISMP
5 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.00%) COBIT
3 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.79%) Val IT
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Intel Security
2 15 (26.79%) Splunk
2 15 (26.79%) Symantec
3 8 (14.29%) Qualys
4 5 (8.93%) Avaya
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Lumension
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos
8 1 (1.79%) Unisys