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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -
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
140 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.36% 10.03% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 44 18
Median daily rate £285 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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