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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 120 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing PKI 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£338 £225 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.27% +66.07%
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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
878 802 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.01% 28.64% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 402 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £176 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 63 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £32.50 £25.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 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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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 +6 8 £338 +50.00%
Manchester - - - - 1
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) CESG
2 8 (32.00%) Android
2 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (28.00%) F5
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) Firmware
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (20.00%) CISSP
5 5 (20.00%) SSL
5 5 (20.00%) MySQL
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) IBM

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (20.00%) SSL
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) IKE
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) HSRP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Administrator
1 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) DBA
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (4.00%) Programmer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.00%) JCE
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CESG
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Android
2 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Phone
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) CEH
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.00%) RACF
5 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (8.00%) IronPort
6 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Websense