The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 132 104 125
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 2.28% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate - £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 - £28.00
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
732 569 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.68% 23.22% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 255 332
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 49 62
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £10.75 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £34.50 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
PKI
England

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PKI
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

PKI Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

PKI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -4 4 - - 1
Manchester -22 2 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) Local Government
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) LINC
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) X.509
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (60.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) LINC
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper