The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 66 67
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.99% 4.85% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £473 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 101 103 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 12.52% 11.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 75 70
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £241 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Bristol

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Bristol

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Public Sector Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys