The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 25 August 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PCI QSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
837 994 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.85% 29.69% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 607 586
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 32
Median hourly rate £36.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PCI QSA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PCI QSA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PCI QSA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI QSA 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 South West region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk and Compliance Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) QA