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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £368
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £34.53 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+30.33% +200.23%
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
215 197 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.94% 23.73% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 72 104
Average daily rate £460 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.44 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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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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 - 1 £450 -
Runcorn - - - - 1
PKI
North West

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Local Government
3 5 (50.00%) SCOM
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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