Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 20 October 2021 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 56 111
Rank change year-on-year -32 +55 +18
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 7 9 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 1.46% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.04% 9.28% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £775 £350 -
Median % change year-on-year +121.43% - -
England median daily rate £523 £475 £526
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.70% +5.20%

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 230 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.79% 15.72% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 53 118
10th Percentile £123 £270 £150
25th Percentile £198 £313 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £383
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.50% -10.00%
75th Percentile £485 £450 £474
90th Percentile £563 £519 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 21
10th Percentile " £9.16 "
25th Percentile £9.00 £9.39 £10.58
Median hourly rate £9.59 £12.02 £11.60
Median % change year-on-year -20.20% +3.64% -20.03%
75th Percentile £10.55 £19.50 £14.28
90th Percentile £12.14 £29.40 £16.00
England median hourly rate £20.89 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.16% +7.14% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the East Midlands

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PCI DSS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for PCI DSS in the East Midlands

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in the East Midlands

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -30 6 £775 +121.43%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
1 7 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Due Diligence
3 5 (71.43%) Storage Management
3 5 (71.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (71.43%) Decision-Making
3 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (71.43%) SD-WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) IaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
3 5 (71.43%) Public Cloud
3 5 (71.43%) Skype
3 5 (71.43%) Docker
3 5 (71.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 5 (71.43%) PaaS
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) NetWeaver
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 5 (71.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) PBX
1 5 (71.43%) SD-WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Skype
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 7 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Designer
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (57.14%) IT Architect
3 4 (57.14%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (28.57%) Azure Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
1 5 (71.43%) Public Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Due Diligence
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) Decision-Making
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Identity Management
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (71.43%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Storage Management
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
4 4 (57.14%) Conflict Resolution
5 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) SOC 1
3 2 (28.57%) SOC 2
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Software AG
3 1 (14.29%) Refinitiv