The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +7.59%
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
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
211 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.18% 9.71% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 201 121
Average daily rate £410 £335 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £482 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £38.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
West Yorkshire - 3 £513 - 10
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (59.46%) CISSP
1 22 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (54.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (51.35%) Information Security
4 18 (48.65%) ITIL
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (43.24%) MCSA
5 16 (43.24%) Firewall
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco
6 15 (40.54%) CEH
7 14 (37.84%) Security Management
8 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
9 11 (29.73%) Data Security
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
11 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (21.62%) CISA
11 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
11 8 (21.62%) Information Assurance
12 7 (18.92%) Computer Security
12 7 (18.92%) RMADS
12 7 (18.92%) ISO27005
13 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (16.22%) ISO 9000
14 5 (13.51%) CISM
15 4 (10.81%) CCNP
15 4 (10.81%) CCIE
15 4 (10.81%) CISMP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Security Specialist
2 11 (29.73%) Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Security Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Auditor
6 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Auditor
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Auditor
7 2 (5.41%) Security Auditor
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (51.35%) Information Security
3 18 (48.65%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) Security Management
5 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
6 11 (29.73%) Data Security
7 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
8 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
8 8 (21.62%) Information Assurance
8 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Computer Security
10 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) IT Audit
11 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) SABSA
11 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 16 (43.24%) MCSA
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (40.54%) CEH
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (21.62%) CISA
5 5 (13.51%) CISM
6 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 4 (10.81%) CCNP
6 4 (10.81%) CISMP
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.70%) CCSP
9 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.70%) GIAC
9 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.70%) SANS
9 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (18.92%) ISO27005
3 7 (18.92%) RMADS
4 6 (16.22%) ISO 9000
5 3 (8.11%) COBIT
5 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (8.11%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (8.11%) SSAE 16
6 1 (2.70%) BS25999
6 1 (2.70%) QA
6 1 (2.70%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.70%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.70%) Mercator
3 1 (2.70%) Qualys
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow