Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 August 2018 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +31
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.87% 2.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.60% 17.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 43 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.41% 12.55% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 28
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £413 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +48.65% -30.63%
10th Percentile £325 £196 £161
90th Percentile £500 £475 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - £31.25
10th Percentile £17.71 - £30.13
90th Percentile £19.33 - £33.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.44 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.52% -16.67% -36.84%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +1 2 £400 -3.03%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 7
PCI DSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Akka.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) CQRS
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Project Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Test Project Leader
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (25.00%) Akka.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (25.00%) OAuth
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) CQRS
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley