Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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 > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 123 126
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 21 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.07% 11.61% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Manchester median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £400 £382 £301
90th Percentile £650 £528 £503
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
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 297 310 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.16% 8.78% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 174 238
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £202 £251 £225
90th Percentile £600 £547 £500
North West median daily rate £384 £400 £416
% change year-on-year -4.06% -3.73% +17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.75% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.79 £12.83 £15.45
90th Percentile £31.44 £14.48 £30.51
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.63% -9.38% +40.63%

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 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Manchester

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

1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
1 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (57.14%) CISSP
3 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
4 10 (47.62%) SABSA
4 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (47.62%) COBIT
4 10 (47.62%) CESG
4 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
4 10 (47.62%) ISSAP
5 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Terraform
7 3 (14.29%) Packer
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Huawei
8 2 (9.52%) Brocade
8 2 (9.52%) Git (software)

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 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (9.52%) BGP
2 2 (9.52%) Broadband
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.52%) HSRP
2 2 (9.52%) IPv6
2 2 (9.52%) Junos
2 2 (9.52%) LLU
2 2 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) MRTG
2 2 (9.52%) OSPF
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) TACACS
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) VRRP
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Designer
2 10 (47.62%) Security Designer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) Contactless
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) CentOS
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 10 (47.62%) SABSA
3 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
7 1 (4.76%) OWASP
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (47.62%) COBIT
2 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Packer
1 3 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (9.52%) Cacti
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) OpenNMS
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) RANCID
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Brocade
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
2 2 (9.52%) Foundry
2 2 (9.52%) Huawei
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) ZyXEL
3 1 (4.76%) CA