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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 127 122
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.078% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.69% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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%

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
158 291 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.08% 11.28% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 137 172
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £214 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £8.85 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Fraud Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management