The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - - 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
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 Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 56 61 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.71% 10.72% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 64
Median daily rate £300 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Glasgow