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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 83 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.088% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.41% 1.25% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£400 - £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
85 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.78% 7.07% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 32
Average daily rate £325 £320 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +31.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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 28 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (76.47%) CISSP
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (58.82%) CISM
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) GIAC
4 6 (35.29%) COBIT
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) CRAMM
4 6 (35.29%) CRISC
5 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) CISA
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Splunk
7 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) Django
1 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) CRAMM
3 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) CISM
3 6 (35.29%) GIAC
3 6 (35.29%) CRISC
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) ACSP
6 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) RHCE
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Certification
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) MCSA
6 1 (5.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
1 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM