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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 77 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.16% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 1.44% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £430 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £470 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +133.33%  

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 90 139 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.73% 9.75% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 130
Median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £277 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% +2.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Leeds

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Office 365
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Sophos
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) PCI QSA
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Database Security
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) OWASP
8 1 (6.25%) Confluence
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sophos