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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 55 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing PKI 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 1.06% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£381 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £348
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% +66.07%
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
189 282 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.23% 28.66% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 131 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 12
Average hourly rate £15.67 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.52 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £40.57 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 - - - -
PKI
North West

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) CESG
2 9 (81.82%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Firmware
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) SSL
5 6 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) C
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
1 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) CESG
2 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Phone
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Firmware
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix