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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.41% 7.98% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £515 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% -14.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
111 188 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.25% 9.81% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 82
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) SIEM
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Splunk
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Server Hardening
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) COBIT
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.09%) IVR
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) LDAP

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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) DSL
4 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Security Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SIEM
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Server Hardening
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Splunk
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Unisys
5 1 (4.55%) VMware