The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 133 151 134
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 33 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.51% 2.07% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £483 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £420 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
PCI DSS
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
314 338 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.80% 8.71% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 174 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 29
Average hourly rate £82.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £14.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the North West region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the North West region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +17 31 £383 -15.00% 5
Cheshire -11 2 £575 +3.37% 2
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (62.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (56.86%) Information Security
3 18 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 16 (31.37%) Security Management
4 16 (31.37%) Information Security Management
4 16 (31.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
5 14 (27.45%) Firewall
5 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
7 12 (23.53%) CISSP
8 11 (21.57%) PKI
9 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 8 (15.69%) CISM
11 8 (15.69%) Intel Security
11 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
12 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.76%) Symantec
13 6 (11.76%) Retail
13 6 (11.76%) SIEM
13 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (11.76%) SoftLayer
14 5 (9.80%) Threat Management
14 5 (9.80%) Splunk
14 5 (9.80%) Network Security
14 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) SoftLayer
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Consultant
1 23 (45.10%) Security Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) IT Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Malware Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 11 (21.57%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Information Security
2 18 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 16 (31.37%) Information Security Management
3 16 (31.37%) Security Management
4 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
7 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (11.76%) SIEM
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
8 5 (9.80%) Threat Management
9 4 (7.84%) Email Filtering
9 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) Web Filtering
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) C
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) CEH
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CISMP
3 2 (3.92%) GCIH
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) CISA
4 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (62.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (31.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.84%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.96%) Val IT
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) NFS
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Intel Security
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Symantec
4 5 (9.80%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) ATG
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Teradata
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Lumension
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) F5
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Qualys
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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