The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 37 36
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.27% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 27.27% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -
PCI DSS
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.84% 4.66% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Median daily rate £350 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £92 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.61 - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Kent