The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PKI 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £309
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +33.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
577 509 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.63% 24.41% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 296 201
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -38.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.12 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.74 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PKI across the West Midlands region.

PKI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the West Midlands region.

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PKI
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

PKI Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) ASN.1
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) X.509
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) GTK+
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 4 (33.33%) SCOrch
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) X.509
2 4 (33.33%) ASN.1
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) S/MIME
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (8.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) GTK+
2 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Telematics
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) VMS
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint