The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 0.11% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.80% 1.32% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 28
Median daily rate £388 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.56% +43.75%  
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 - £27.60 -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 79 76 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.50% 8.32% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 97
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 1 £475 -17.39%
Chester - 1 £301 -
PCI DSS
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS Manager
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware