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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.45% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.60% 5.88% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

PCI DSS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management