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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 133 118 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing PKI 7 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.50% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.83% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 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 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+42.60% +66.07%
PKI
England

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
966 765 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.78% 27.20% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 389 377
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 60
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.69 £17.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -0.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £33.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 -3 4 - -
Manchester -3 1 - - 2
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
3 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
4 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
5 3 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
5 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) IKE
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Administrator
1 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Service Operations Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (9.52%) Programmer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
1 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) RACF
4 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 3 (14.29%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Sophos
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) IronPort
4 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.76%) Meraki
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Websense