The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 102 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.05% 4.41% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £360 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -15.78%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 146 136 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.49% 9.23% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 170
Median daily rate £420 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £294 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £90.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.74% +546.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) PCI QSA
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) Sophos
7 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.14%) KVM
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (7.14%) People Management
8 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) KYC
8 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Information Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) KYC
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PCI QSA
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sophos
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas