Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 January 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 127 133
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% 6.14% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Manchester median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £485 £360 £356
90th Percentile £625 £645 £505
North West median daily rate £538 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.89% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 275 293 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.34% 10.37% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 175 177
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13% +7.74%
10th Percentile £222 £200 £246
90th Percentile £556 £638 £580
North West median daily rate £415 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +8.50% -4.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 4
Manchester median hourly rate £22.10 £17.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.97% -44.26% -18.68%
10th Percentile £15.60 £14.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £32.18 £48.75 £48.75
North West median hourly rate £32.45 £21.68 £20.50
% change year-on-year +49.69% +5.74% -18.39%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Manchester

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Manchester

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) DMVPN

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BGP
1 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
1 2 (18.18%) OSPF
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Meraki