Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 99 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.90% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.77% 1.59% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £500 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +36.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £397 £506 £333
90th Percentile £663 £519 £465
South West median daily rate £413 £519 £461
% change year-on-year -20.48% +12.47% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 251 189 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.34% 12.12% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 118 154
Bristol median daily rate £390 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -6.53%
10th Percentile £258 £258 £160
90th Percentile £538 £510 £489
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Bristol median hourly rate £13.00 £28.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.82% +25.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.44 £18.20 £12.50
90th Percentile £26.31 £64.75 £94.50
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -30.77% -6.02% +3.75%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) SABSA
4 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (35.29%) ISSAP
4 6 (35.29%) CESG
4 6 (35.29%) COBIT
5 5 (29.41%) GDPR
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) CISM
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) PKI
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Algorithms

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 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
1 5 (29.41%) Security Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Compliance Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) SABSA
2 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Database Security
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.76%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Security Auditing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) ISSAP
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) OSCP
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) COBIT
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (29.41%) GDPR
4 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys