The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 78 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.53% 9.52% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 42 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.60% 4.28% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 20
Average daily rate £375 £290 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £491 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £20.00 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +21.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.40 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.60 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
PCI DSS
North West

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle