The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - £61.00
PCI DSS
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
257 90 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.71% 12.45% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 66 35
Median daily rate £280 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £224 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £576 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -9.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Tyne and Wear region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear