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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 101 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 33 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.66% 6.45% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 2
Average daily rate £410 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £291 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £462 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
283 217 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.73% 8.69% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 142 104
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £39.60 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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 +5 22 £420 +5.00% 7
South Yorkshire - 7 £410 -
Humberside - 1 £420 -
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (52.50%) CISSP
3 20 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (47.50%) Information Security
5 18 (45.00%) ITIL
6 17 (42.50%) Firewall
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (40.00%) MCSA
8 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (37.50%) CEH
9 14 (35.00%) Security Management
9 14 (35.00%) Cisco
10 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
11 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
13 10 (25.00%) Data Security
13 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
15 7 (17.50%) Computer Security
15 7 (17.50%) RMADS
15 7 (17.50%) CISA
15 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
15 7 (17.50%) ISO27005
16 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 6 (15.00%) CISM
16 6 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (15.00%) ISO 9000
17 5 (12.50%) Finance
18 4 (10.00%) CCNP
18 4 (10.00%) CCIE

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Jetty
1 1 (2.50%) nginx
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Extranet
2 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) IMAP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
3 1 (2.50%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) OLAP
1 2 (5.00%) OLTP
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) JConsole
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) JMeter
1 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) VisualVM
1 1 (2.50%) YourKit
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Security Specialist
2 11 (27.50%) Consultant
3 10 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Auditor
6 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Auditor
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) CISSP Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Auditor
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Security Auditor
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) WCF
1 2 (5.00%) WF
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (47.50%) Information Security
3 18 (45.00%) ITIL
4 14 (35.00%) Security Management
5 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 10 (25.00%) Data Security
7 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
9 7 (17.50%) Computer Security
9 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
10 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (7.50%) SABSA
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.00%) B2B
12 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) Logistics
12 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
12 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) CISSP
2 16 (40.00%) MCSA
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (37.50%) CEH
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.50%) CISA
5 6 (15.00%) CISM
6 4 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (10.00%) CCNP
7 3 (7.50%) CCNA
7 3 (7.50%) CISMP
8 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.50%) CCSP
9 1 (2.50%) GIAC
9 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.50%) SANS
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.50%) ISO27005
2 7 (17.50%) RMADS
3 6 (15.00%) ISO 9000
3 6 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (7.50%) COBIT
4 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (7.50%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (7.50%) SSAE 16
5 1 (2.50%) QA
5 1 (2.50%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cacti
1 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.50%) Mercator
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Websense