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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 116 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.85% 3.11% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £303 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
188 161 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.26% 6.91% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 91 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £212 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 15
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.50 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -4 11 £400 +33.33% 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
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England

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) CEH
4 8 (40.00%) GIAC
5 7 (35.00%) Information Security
6 6 (30.00%) CISM
6 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) XPath
9 2 (10.00%) WCF
9 2 (10.00%) jQuery
9 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (10.00%) OWASP
9 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) SIEM
9 2 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) RUP

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSD
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) RUP
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) SABSA
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (10.00%) XPath
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
3 8 (40.00%) GIAC
4 6 (30.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.00%) CISMP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) NetSuite