The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.44% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.53% 4.13% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £360 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 170 218 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.94% 10.74% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 139 215
Median daily rate £403 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £565 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £11.18 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.46% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.81 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £62.20 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in West Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Leeds +9 3 £360 -10.00% 2
Bradford +8 3 - - 2
PCI DSS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Office 365
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (16.00%) SSL
5 4 (16.00%) Sophos
5 4 (16.00%) PCI QSA
5 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) SIEM
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Intranet
7 2 (8.00%) Extranet
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) XML

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) SSL
4 2 (8.00%) Extranet
4 2 (8.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DMZ
5 1 (4.00%) ISDN
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Softphone
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) OLAP
1 2 (8.00%) OLTP
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Information Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) WCF
1 2 (8.00%) WF
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Handset
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) SUSE
2 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Information Security
1 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) B2B
3 2 (8.00%) B2C
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Security
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Sophos
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) Verint
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas