The first table below looks at the demand for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 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 Tyne and Wear 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 55 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.38% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.70% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.34% 5.29% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate £240 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
PCI DSS
North East

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) RDF
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) RDF
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISMP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) GPEN
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP