Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 260
Contract jobs citing PCI QSA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median daily rate - - £425
Central London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

PCI QSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1000 1035 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 15.56% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 727 1006
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.04% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +22.62%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PCI QSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in the City of London

PCI QSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PCI QSA in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI QSA in the City of London