The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 39 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.64% - 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.07% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £410 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.62% 9.38% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 24
Average daily rate £410 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £264 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £559 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) ISO27005
2 7 (63.64%) RMADS
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (54.55%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
5 1 (9.09%) JConsole
5 1 (9.09%) VisualVM
5 1 (9.09%) Docker
5 1 (9.09%) logstash
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 1 (9.09%) YourKit
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (9.09%) JProfiler
5 1 (9.09%) Varnish

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IMAP
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) OpenVPN
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JConsole
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JProfiler
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) VisualVM
1 1 (9.09%) YourKit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) Debian
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (54.55%) Information Assurance
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (63.64%) ISO27005
2 7 (63.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 1 (9.09%) SaltStack