The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 76 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£470 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.89% -
PKI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
314 222 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.31% 28.03% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 104 72
Average daily rate £425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £215 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.92 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.93% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PKI across the Cheshire region.

PKI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the Cheshire region.

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £500 -
PKI
North West

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PKI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PKI.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SAML
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) OAuth
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PKI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PKI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) SAML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) OAuth
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CESG
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) F5