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 24 June 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.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 57 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.48% 1.53% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.41% 13.00% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £481 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 74 100 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 8.93% 11.79% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 98
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £28.04 £33.60 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% -77.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) RMADS
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional

PCI DSS
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (40.00%) RMADS
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 1 (20.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (20.00%) VMware