The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
73 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.27% 8.93% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 21
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £189 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+336.36% -
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 South Wales

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Cardiff - 1 - -
PCI DSS
Wales

PCI DSS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Advisor
1 1 (100.00%) Security Advisor
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP