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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.07% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.06% 4.28% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £313 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £428 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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