The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 131 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 2.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
PCI DSS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
284 282 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.15% 10.38% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 171 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.94 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.50 £24.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
PCI DSS
UK

PCI DSS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) IT Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco