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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 28 21
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.64% 2.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 11.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
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
24 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.81% 5.77% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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