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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 92 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.13% 8.54% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £362 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £412 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
128 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.78% 6.43% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 20
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.69 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% +16.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.15 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+31.19% -7.29%

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
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 26 March 2015.

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
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 26 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bury - - - -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) MCSE
8 1 (9.09%) MCSA
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) NFS
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) CCNA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CRISC
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) VMware