The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 33
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.27% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.17% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +58.33%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 37 24 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 15.74% 6.47% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 16
Median daily rate £100 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £497 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.18 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PCI DSS in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) BS25999
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) BS25999
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001