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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.99% 4.60% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £390 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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