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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.070% 0.077%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 0.78% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
90 129 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.18% 9.05% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Fraud Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec