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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 133 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing PKI 21 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.50% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
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£325 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £395 £449
% change year-on-year
-8.81% -12.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
997 931 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.83% 30.38% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 480 333
Average daily rate £380 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 46
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Manchester -5 17 £325 - 2
Cheshire -12 3 £514 +14.22%
Merseyside - 1 - -
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 29 (78.38%) SSL
3 28 (75.68%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (75.68%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (72.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (72.97%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (72.97%) Kaspersky
4 27 (72.97%) CheckPoint
4 27 (72.97%) Clearswift
5 23 (62.16%) CISMP
6 22 (59.46%) CISM
6 22 (59.46%) CISSP
6 22 (59.46%) ITIL
7 20 (54.05%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (51.35%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (51.35%) SIEM
9 17 (45.95%) Network Security
10 16 (43.24%) Migration
10 16 (43.24%) QA
10 16 (43.24%) Security Patching
11 15 (40.54%) CCENT
12 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
12 14 (37.84%) VMware
12 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
12 14 (37.84%) Citrix
12 14 (37.84%) WAN
13 11 (29.73%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (13.51%) Finance
15 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 29 (78.38%) SSL
3 27 (72.97%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (45.95%) Network Security
5 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 21 (56.76%) Security Analyst
3 17 (45.95%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support
7 1 (2.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) SAML
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
1 3 (8.11%) JSON
1 3 (8.11%) OAuth
1 3 (8.11%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Kalman Filter
2 27 (72.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL
4 19 (51.35%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (51.35%) SIEM
5 16 (43.24%) Migration
5 16 (43.24%) Security Patching
6 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
7 11 (29.73%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.70%) People Management
10 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Release Management
10 1 (2.70%) Time Management
10 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.70%) REXX
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) CISMP
2 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 22 (59.46%) CISM
3 20 (54.05%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (40.54%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (43.24%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) RACF
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) CheckPoint
2 27 (72.97%) Clearswift
2 27 (72.97%) Kaspersky
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) IBM