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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 85 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.87% 3.57% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
89 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 7.35% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 33
Average daily rate £323 £300 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.15 £97.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -82.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.05 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £115.25 £167.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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 24 December 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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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
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
PCI DSS
North West

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (73.68%) CISSP
1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) GIAC
4 6 (31.58%) COBIT
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) CRAMM
4 6 (31.58%) CRISC
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Splunk
7 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Linux

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) IT Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Django
1 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) CRAMM
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
3 6 (31.58%) GIAC
3 6 (31.58%) CRISC
4 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP
7 1 (5.26%) CCIP
7 1 (5.26%) RHCE
7 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCDP
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.26%) ACSP
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.26%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Splunk
1 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) IBM