The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.75% 13.20% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 16
Average daily rate £400 £330 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
PCI DSS
Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) B2B
3 2 (50.00%) B2C
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec