The 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 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 129 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing PKI 8 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
923 760 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.03% 25.69% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.52 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £35.00 £37.50
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 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
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 19 September 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
Cheshire +1 2 - - 1
Manchester -11 2 - - 2
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) LDAP
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (25.00%) SCOM
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Local Government
6 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) DB2
6 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Middleware
6 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) McAfee
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Information Security

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) IKE
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Local Government
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Service Operations Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (8.33%) Programmer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (20.83%) ETL
1 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) QMS
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) RACF
5 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) IronPort
6 1 (4.17%) Teradata
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper