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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.53% 0.70% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 42 37 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 11.17% 8.67% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 14
Median daily rate £425 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +24.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £510 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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

PCI DSS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

PCI DSS
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds