Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 May 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 - 192
Rank change year-on-year - +192 -12
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 10 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% - 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.34% - 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Scotland median daily rate £378 - £500
10th Percentile £213 - £369
90th Percentile £400 - £559
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 749 429 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.45% 11.90% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 239 418
Scotland median daily rate £380 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% -1.89%
10th Percentile £188 £150 £185
90th Percentile £530 £475 £516
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 7
Scotland median hourly rate £21.73 £23.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +61.46% -34.51%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.49 £9.27
90th Percentile £69.25 £44.00 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +16.71%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PCI DSS in Scotland

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 4 £380 - 3
Glasgow - 4 £225 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £225 -
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) GDPR
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Genesys
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Compliance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Telephony Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) ISMS
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Genesys
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk