Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 127 118
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 9 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.46% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.83% 4.51% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Manchester median daily rate £463 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +26.47% -
10th Percentile £410 £395 £332
90th Percentile £486 £650 £528
North West median daily rate £433 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -8.95% +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 235 288 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.58% 10.13% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 182 188
Manchester median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 4
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -49.09% +52.78%
10th Percentile £14.33 £9.45 £12.98
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.86 £46.58
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £13.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +118.31% -36.24% +0.69%

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
3 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PCI QSA
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) SAP