The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.60% 0.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.77% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.64
PCI DSS
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 South Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.50% 7.28% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 35
Average daily rate £340 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £179 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £454 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.14 £27.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £27.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 9 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (100.00%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LINC
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Auditor
4 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) LINC
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley