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 3 months to 28 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.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.25% - 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.59% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 73 88 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 13.01% 15.12% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 21
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -12.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £138 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £484 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £66.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +486.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £66.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £66.00 £15.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in South Wales

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 7 £363 -
PCI DSS
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 6 (42.86%) CISSP
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) ISMS
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) COBIT
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) CRISC
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) GIAC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) ICT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) ISMS
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
3 3 (21.43%) CRISC
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Avaya
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco