Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 87 102
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.10% 0.17% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 1.53% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
South Wales median daily rate - £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
Wales median daily rate £594 £394 £438
% change year-on-year +50.79% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 159 131 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.22% 11.46% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 123
South Wales median daily rate £370 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.43% +12.67% +6.84%
10th Percentile £175 £260 £245
90th Percentile £474 £600 £509
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £70.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.21% +551.16% -32.81%
10th Percentile £15.24 £70.00 £9.35
90th Percentile £53.50 £70.00 £27.63
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +536.36% -35.29%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in South Wales

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) PSD2

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) PSD2