Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 82 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.01% 7.63% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 5
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.89% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £340 £376 £303
90th Percentile £488 £500 £459
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -22.00% +33.33% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 214 131 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.50% 9.53% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 84 67
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +22.31% +18.18%
10th Percentile £213 £242 £179
90th Percentile £525 £543 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.06% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £8.39 £12.99 £10.36
90th Percentile £53.75 £23.71 £56.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £21.26
% change year-on-year -26.00% +17.58% -3.35%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Birmingham

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) FMCG
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) GDPR
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) PMI
4 5 (33.33%) PMP
4 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Project Governance
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Logistics
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Ingenico
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (6.67%) VMware

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Codeship
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Web Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) FMCG
2 5 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) MOF
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 5 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISMP
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) VCP6
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) GDPR
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Ingenico
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware