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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 111 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.49% 5.48% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +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
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
182 146 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.45% 6.71% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 103
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
Average hourly rate £17.67 £17.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.90 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £16.43
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 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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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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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 -8 4 £450 +28.57% 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
PCI DSS
England

PCI DSS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LINC
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) SABSA
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (20.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) SABSA
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) LINC
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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