Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 114 99
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 11 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.66% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.75% 7.36% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Manchester median daily rate £450 £500 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +18.34% +35.20%
10th Percentile £405 £398 £358
90th Percentile £493 £650 £541
North West median daily rate £420 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -11.58% +11.76% +6.25%
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 293 258 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.97% 8.99% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 172 202
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.45% +15.30%
10th Percentile £201 £216 £250
90th Percentile £606 £575 £540
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Manchester median hourly rate £25.50 £10.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.90% -62.75% +74.60%
10th Percentile £12.32 £9.22 £12.98
90th Percentile £32.67 £41.20 £46.58
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +115.38% -65.33% +77.98%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Bolton - 2 £435 -
PCI DSS
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) SABSA
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (27.27%) GDPR
5 3 (27.27%) COBIT
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
5 3 (27.27%) CESG
6 2 (18.18%) MIIS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
7 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Data Security
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) SABSA
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) GDPR
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP