The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 36 23
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.44% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 10.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +8.97%
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
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.05% 4.44% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire