The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 120 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.086% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.85% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £383 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
165 143 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.21% 6.15% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 87 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
PCI DSS
UK

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £375 -
Edinburgh -22 3 £490 +8.88% 1
PCI DSS
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PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) SRDF
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) CICS
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) EMV
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) SRDF
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) EMC
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