Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 -22
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.90% 0.10% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.08% 1.96% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Sheffield median daily rate £475 - £300
10th Percentile £420 - £275
90th Percentile £538 - £435
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 118 51 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.61% 5.34% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 82
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £100 £250 £255
90th Percentile £615 £509 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.33% -30.66%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -44.19% +48.28% -32.56%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 17 November 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 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Qualys
3 3 (50.00%) GCIA
3 3 (50.00%) GCIH
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) GCIH
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Varonis