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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 79 70
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +55
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 3 5 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.74% 3.47% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
10th Percentile - - £641
25th Percentile - £463 £649
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £130 £475 £675
Median % change year-on-year -72.63% -29.63% -
75th Percentile £155 £488 £704
90th Percentile £170 - £714
England median daily rate £550 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% -0.19%

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 172 144 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.45% 13.16% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 86 75
10th Percentile £130 £134 £87
25th Percentile £266 £226 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £355 £330
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +7.58% -9.59%
75th Percentile £525 £438 £481
90th Percentile £590 £506 £538
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
10th Percentile £13.36 £8.97 £9.36
25th Percentile £16.10 £9.00 £9.52
Median hourly rate £19.67 £9.52 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +106.62% -32.02% +10.24%
75th Percentile £25.44 £10.55 £20.60
90th Percentile £26.65 £10.85 £36.45
England median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.72
% change year-on-year +23.81% -7.55% +1.61%

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
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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Lincolnshire - 2 £155 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £130 - 3
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) KVM
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (100.00%) Proactive Maintenance
2 2 (66.67%) Break/Fix
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Proactive Maintenance
2 2 (66.67%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft