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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - 32 17
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.61% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
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
22 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.48% 4.91% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £300 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £341 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £420 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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