The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 85 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.97% 5.45% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £490 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
PCI DSS
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
103 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.01% 4.47% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 22 18
Average daily rate £400 £490 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +76.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +36.58%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PCI DSS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PCI DSS 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 DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PCI DSS 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 DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware