The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank - 224 213
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.095% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
886 1052 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.11% 14.63% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 730 715
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £34.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI QSA across the City of London region.

PCI QSA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI QSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI QSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS