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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 1.34% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.39% 14.81% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +24.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 114 162 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.70% 9.03% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 111
Median daily rate £348 £424 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.04% +19.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £241 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £40.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £40.00 £143.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in Manchester

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Splunk
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) GDPR
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy

PCI DSS
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) DSL
4 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Security Auditing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rate
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