The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 92 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.57% 5.43% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £418
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.47%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
112 92 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.78% 6.33% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 73
Average daily rate £360 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £205 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Leeds -1 3 £450 +30.90% 1
Bradford - - - -
PCI DSS
Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco