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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 69 82
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 12 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 1.96% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.92% 15.28% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £550 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 121 229 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.65% 12.81% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 113 83
Median daily rate £394 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +302.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PCI DSS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) CESG
4 4 (23.53%) COBIT
4 4 (23.53%) ISSAP
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) SABSA
4 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) OWASP
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) GDPR

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 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Designer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) CESG
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Contactless
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) SABSA
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) OWASP
4 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (5.88%) Security Auditing
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) ISSAP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) AlienVault
2 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
2 1 (5.88%) Meraki
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago