The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 76 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 -1  
Contract jobs citing PKI 16 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.55% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.21% 1.87% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £280 £385 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £244 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £427 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -7.63% +28.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £32.04 £20.19
% change year-on-year +56.06% +58.71%  

PKI is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 195 267 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 31.05% 29.83% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 244 199
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +24.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.50 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.58 £68.75 £17.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in Cheshire

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PKI in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in Cheshire

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in Cheshire

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +22 6 £284 -27.24%
Chester +17 4 £280 +47.36%
Knutsford - 2 - -
PKI
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PKI.

1 18 (60.00%) Windows
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 12 (40.00%) Migration
4 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) SSL
5 9 (30.00%) SSH
5 9 (30.00%) Statistics
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
6 8 (26.67%) Office 365
6 8 (26.67%) Local Government
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (26.67%) AIX
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) SCOM
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Information Security
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SSL
2 9 (30.00%) SSH
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) FTP
4 4 (13.33%) HTTP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) LDAP
4 4 (13.33%) PuTTY
4 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) DMZ
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (26.67%) Local Government
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Security Officer
2 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (13.33%) Replication
4 3 (10.00%) CESG
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (26.67%) AIX
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Statistics
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Security Management
4 4 (13.33%) Server Building
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) JCL
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat