Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% - 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.23% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Cheshire median daily rate £475 - £475
10th Percentile £463 - £463
90th Percentile £488 - £548
North West median daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 153 145 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.50% 10.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 210
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £263
90th Percentile £543 £650 £625
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £416
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +8.31%
10th Percentile £8.38 £17.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.25 £35.90 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £16.60 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.61% -9.38% +40.63%

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 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £475 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
PCI DSS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) MariaDB

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 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) ISMS
5 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio