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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 83 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.16% 0.100%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.93% 2.94% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
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
135 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.81% 5.51% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 29 25
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £272 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £39.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) GIAC
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Rapid7
3 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Websense