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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 109 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing PKI 54 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 0.91% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 3.15% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 0
Median daily rate £426 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.49% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.29 £20.19 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -37.89%
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
1250 1078 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.63% 28.92% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 601 455
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 76
Median hourly rate £20.89 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £47.33 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PKI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 30 £388 +19.23% 1
Lancashire - 14 £668 -
Cheshire -3 8 £380 -26.07%
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PKI.

1 33 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (44.44%) CISSP
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
5 18 (28.57%) CISM
5 18 (28.57%) Firewall
5 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 18 (28.57%) SIEM
6 17 (26.98%) Threat Management
7 16 (25.40%) Information Security
7 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
7 16 (25.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (25.40%) Network Security
8 15 (23.81%) CISMP
9 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (19.05%) Splunk
11 12 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (19.05%) Migration
11 12 (19.05%) Unix
12 11 (17.46%) Symantec
12 11 (17.46%) Intel Security
12 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
13 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
13 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (15.87%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (15.87%) Citrix
14 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
14 9 (14.29%) WAN

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Firewall
2 16 (25.40%) Network Security
3 9 (14.29%) SSL
3 9 (14.29%) WAN
4 8 (12.70%) DNS
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (7.94%) LAN
7 4 (6.35%) DHCP
8 3 (4.76%) SAN
9 2 (3.17%) HTTP
9 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.17%) LDAP
9 2 (3.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.17%) VPN
9 2 (3.17%) X.500
10 1 (1.59%) ATM
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.59%) GSM
10 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Consultant
2 11 (17.46%) Security Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Security Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.76%) ICT Assistant
8 3 (4.76%) ICT Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Security Management Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.17%) Spring
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.35%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Smart Energy
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Contactless
6 1 (1.59%) EMV
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Unix
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) SIEM
2 17 (26.98%) Threat Management
3 16 (25.40%) Information Security
3 16 (25.40%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (19.05%) Migration
7 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (12.70%) ITIL
9 8 (12.70%) Project Management
9 8 (12.70%) SABSA
9 8 (12.70%) Security Operations
9 8 (12.70%) Supplier Management
10 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.52%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) CISSP
2 18 (28.57%) CISM
3 15 (23.81%) CISMP
4 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (14.29%) CLAS
7 6 (9.52%) CCENT
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (6.35%) CEH
9 4 (6.35%) GCIH
10 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (3.17%) MCSE
10 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.70%) COBIT
4 4 (6.35%) RMADS
5 2 (3.17%) ISO27005
5 2 (3.17%) JSP 440
5 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SmoothWall
3 4 (6.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.17%) SCOM
5 1 (1.59%) Kibana
5 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Splunk
2 11 (17.46%) Intel Security
2 11 (17.46%) Symantec
3 10 (15.87%) Citrix
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
4 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 7 (11.11%) Kaspersky
6 5 (7.94%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Dell
7 4 (6.35%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) Qualys
8 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire