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 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry 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 £438 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.69%
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
207 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.55% 13.07% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 81 52
Median daily rate £280 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.25 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £19.10 £16.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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