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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

PCI Compliance Consulting
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for PCI Compliance Consulting?

What is the average price of PCI Compliance Consulting?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase PCI Compliance Consulting. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of PCI Compliance Consulting been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase PCI Compliance Consulting yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing PCI Compliance Consulting?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for PCI Compliance Consulting with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The level of market share concentration in the PCI compliance consulting market is low, with the top four vendors accounting for less than 30.0% of US market revenue combined. There are only an estimated 200 companies that operate in the PCI compliance consulting market. Consultants must be certified, and the... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


What are your primary metrics for internal quality measurement regarding timeliness? Is this data available to clients?

How often do you experience problems with the timeliness of service completion?

What checks and balances are in place to ensure work is done on time without sacrificing quality?

Is there a project manager responsible for maintaining the timeliness and budget for this project? Will I have access to this person?

Has the pandemic affected your business' ability to conduct timely services?


How do you attract new clients and retain existing clients?

How does your firm maintain a competitive edge with other PCI compliance consulting firms of a similar size?

What is your client turnover rate? How long do your contracts last, on average?

What is your reputation among customers and peers, and how have you developed it?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include the desired pricing model.

Vendors should include a pricing proposal that outlines the costs for each service requested by the buyer.

Vendors should describe how they calculate hourly rates and fees.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the vendor's experience with projects of similar complexity and scope, as well as the qualifications of their staff.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their proposed costs.

Buyers should evaluate references from vendors' previous clients.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include the date when proposals are due and any other relevant dates (e.g. presentations or final interviews) prior to the contract award.

Buyers should include the date when the contract begins and ends.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Providers of PCI compliance consulting services face a low overall risk of service disruption and sudden input price shocks. Vendors in this market do not depend on critical material inputs that threaten the availability of their services. Rather, suppliers primarily rely on readily available equipment and services such as computer... Subscribe to learn more.