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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
South East / Kent
Rank - 35 35
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.43% 5.29% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Median daily rate £390 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £282 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £591 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.61 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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