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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 87 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 21 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.80% 12.00% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £328 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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
125 175 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.97% 9.29% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 74
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £311 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +56.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £325 -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (55.56%) CISSP
2 28 (51.85%) Information Security
3 27 (50.00%) CISM
4 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (42.59%) PKI
6 21 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 20 (37.04%) Windows
8 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (33.33%) SIEM
9 16 (29.63%) Firewall
9 16 (29.63%) Network Security
10 15 (27.78%) Security Operations
10 15 (27.78%) COBIT
11 14 (25.93%) Intel Security
11 14 (25.93%) Unix
11 14 (25.93%) Splunk
12 13 (24.07%) Finance
13 12 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (22.22%) Symantec
13 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (22.22%) Threat Management
14 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
15 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (16.67%) Email Filtering
15 9 (16.67%) Web Filtering
15 9 (16.67%) CEH
15 9 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (14.81%) 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
1 16 (29.63%) Network Security
2 9 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) VLAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Consultant
2 17 (31.48%) Security Consultant
3 16 (29.63%) Security Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) CISSP Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) CISSP Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Management Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) PKI
2 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) IVR
5 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Information Security
2 21 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (33.33%) SIEM
3 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (27.78%) Security Operations
5 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (22.22%) Threat Management
6 9 (16.67%) Email Filtering
6 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (16.67%) Web Filtering
7 8 (14.81%) Security Management
8 5 (9.26%) Compliance Management
8 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
10 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) CISSP
2 27 (50.00%) CISM
3 9 (16.67%) CEH
4 7 (12.96%) GCIH
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CISMP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (27.78%) COBIT
3 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.85%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.85%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.85%) Val IT
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Intel Security
1 14 (25.93%) Splunk
2 12 (22.22%) Symantec
3 8 (14.81%) Qualys
4 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.26%) VMware
6 4 (7.41%) Avaya
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Lumension
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) Unisys