The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 55 62
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.55% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
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%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 44 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.32% 7.47% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 43
Median daily rate £470 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +49.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OO