The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
PCI DSS
England

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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
161 74 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.88% 9.44% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 54 22
Median daily rate £287 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £284 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in the North East