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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 114 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 24 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.63% 6.67% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
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
190 180 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.10% 6.09% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 93
Average daily rate £388 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £21.00 £42.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Manchester +1 12 £500 - 1
Cheshire -3 1 - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Information Security
4 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (35.71%) CISSP
5 9 (32.14%) CISM
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) GIAC
7 7 (25.00%) COBIT
7 7 (25.00%) CRAMM
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) CRISC
8 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 3 (10.71%) Apple
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) C
12 2 (7.14%) PKI
12 2 (7.14%) Spring
12 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 2 (7.14%) REST
12 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) Django
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Information Security
2 7 (25.00%) CRAMM
2 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Code Coverage
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) CISM
3 7 (25.00%) GIAC
3 7 (25.00%) CRISC
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) RHCE
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) ACSP
5 1 (3.57%) ACSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCDST
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Apple
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago