The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21 20 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 7.19% 4.26% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Median daily rate £203 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.20% -0.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.65 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Kent