The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 61
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.61% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
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 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 56 83 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.37% 13.13% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 33
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £30.38 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.57% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Cambridgeshire

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PCI DSS in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OO