The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing PKI 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.50% 3.76% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 13.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+42.60% -
PKI
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.58% 27.70% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 24
Average daily rate £275 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.84 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.56 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco