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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 111 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing PKI 53 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 2.40% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 2
Median daily rate £426 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.04 £20.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+58.71% -55.14%
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
1199 998 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.90% 26.94% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 591 481
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 35 £381 +17.30% 4
Lancashire - 13 £668 -
Cheshire -2 5 £385 -25.09%
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 38 (55.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (44.93%) CISSP
3 29 (42.03%) Windows
4 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
5 22 (31.88%) CISM
5 22 (31.88%) Firewall
5 22 (31.88%) PCI DSS
6 21 (30.43%) Network Security
6 21 (30.43%) SIEM
7 20 (28.99%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (28.99%) Threat Management
8 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
9 18 (26.09%) Information Security
10 17 (24.64%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (21.74%) Splunk
11 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (21.74%) CISMP
11 15 (21.74%) Unix
12 14 (20.29%) Symantec
12 14 (20.29%) Intel Security
12 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.84%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (18.84%) Migration
13 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (17.39%) SSL
14 12 (17.39%) Cisco
15 11 (15.94%) WAN
15 11 (15.94%) ITIL
15 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint

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 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) Firewall
2 21 (30.43%) Network Security
3 12 (17.39%) SSL
4 11 (15.94%) WAN
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (13.04%) DNS
6 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (8.70%) LAN
8 4 (5.80%) DHCP
8 4 (5.80%) VoIP
9 3 (4.35%) SAN
10 2 (2.90%) HTTP
10 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.90%) LDAP
10 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.90%) VPN
10 2 (2.90%) X.500
11 1 (1.45%) ASN.1
11 1 (1.45%) ATM
11 1 (1.45%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Consultant
2 13 (18.84%) Security Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 9 (13.04%) Network Security Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (7.25%) ICT Assistant
8 5 (7.25%) ICT Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Network Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Security Management Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.35%) ICT Network Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
11 2 (2.90%) CISSP Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Malware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.90%) Spring
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.80%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Contactless
6 1 (1.45%) EMV
6 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Unix
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) SIEM
2 20 (28.99%) Threat Management
2 20 (28.99%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (26.09%) Information Security
4 17 (24.64%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Migration
6 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 10 (14.49%) Email Filtering
8 10 (14.49%) Security Operations
8 10 (14.49%) Web Filtering
9 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.04%) Project Management
9 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (11.59%) SABSA
10 8 (11.59%) Supplier Management
11 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) CISSP
2 22 (31.88%) CISM
3 15 (21.74%) CISMP
4 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (13.04%) CLAS
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (8.70%) CCENT
9 5 (7.25%) CEH
9 5 (7.25%) GCIH
10 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (4.35%) CCNP
11 3 (4.35%) DBS Check
12 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (2.90%) MCSE
12 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (55.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (31.88%) PCI DSS
3 11 (15.94%) COBIT
4 5 (7.25%) QA
5 4 (5.80%) RMADS
6 2 (2.90%) ISO27005
6 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (13.04%) SmoothWall
3 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.70%) Puppet
3 6 (8.70%) SCCM
4 4 (5.80%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.35%) SCOM
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.45%) Kibana
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Splunk
2 14 (20.29%) Intel Security
2 14 (20.29%) Symantec
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
5 10 (14.49%) Clearswift
6 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.14%) Kaspersky
8 6 (8.70%) Qualys
8 6 (8.70%) VMware
9 4 (5.80%) Avaya
9 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 4 (5.80%) HP
10 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.45%) IBM
11 1 (1.45%) Intel
11 1 (1.45%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.45%) Siemens
11 1 (1.45%) Sonus