The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 73 70
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.89% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £525 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
PCI DSS
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
58 106 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.12% 10.58% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 86 54
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £233 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.35% -8.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PCI DSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cheshire region.

PCI DSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire