Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 25 August 2019 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 163 168
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +39
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 30 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.82% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.83% 7.48% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £540 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% -20.59%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £218
90th Percentile £688 £575 £549
England median daily rate £535 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.11 £85.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.35% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 439 548 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.74% 11.02% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 327 282
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £201 £226 £160
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.16 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.53% +53.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £9.25
90th Percentile £30.40 £43.25 £21.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +17.50% -11.11%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Yorkshire

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +16 20 £538 +22.86% 11
South Yorkshire -8 8 £650 +33.33% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) CISSP
3 13 (43.33%) Azure
4 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) CISM
6 9 (30.00%) Office 365
7 8 (26.67%) CISA
7 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) GDPR
9 5 (16.67%) Architecture Roadmap
9 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) AWS
9 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.33%) SaaS
10 4 (13.33%) PaaS
10 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Local Government
10 4 (13.33%) Google
10 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
10 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (13.33%) Migration

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Azure
2 9 (30.00%) Office 365
3 5 (16.67%) AWS
4 4 (13.33%) GCP
4 4 (13.33%) IaaS
4 4 (13.33%) PaaS
4 4 (13.33%) SaaS
5 2 (6.67%) Mimecast
5 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) ADSL
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) PBX
3 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) Power BI
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (13.33%) Local Government
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Information
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Information Services
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Security
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.67%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Handset
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Architecture Roadmap
3 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (6.67%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.67%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Preventative Maintenance
6 2 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 11 (36.67%) CISM
3 8 (26.67%) CISA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) CEH
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CBAP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) GDPR
3 3 (10.00%) FISMA
3 3 (10.00%) HIPAA
3 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.67%) COBIT
4 2 (6.67%) PA-DSS
5 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Sophos
4 2 (6.67%) Verint
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix