Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 151 164
Rank change year-on-year -43 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing PKI 21 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 2.53% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 22
North West median daily rate £280 £313 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -25.37% +21.82%
10th Percentile £256 £273 £273
90th Percentile £520 £520 £708
England median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £50.00 £32.04
% change year-on-year -26.50% +56.07% +58.72%

PKI is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,801 1,859 2,567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.84% 34.05% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,055 1,093 1,523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £254 £213 £223
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 129 118
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -1.01% +13.61%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £54.10 £49.90 £47.39
England median hourly rate £22.54 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -6.38% +16.67%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in the North West

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in the North West

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in the North West

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI 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 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -27 13 £280 -5.08% 1
Lancashire -7 5 £520 +3.07%
Manchester -25 2 £388 +19.23% 3
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PKI.

1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) SCCM
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 14 (66.67%) Office 365
5 14 (66.67%) SCOM
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (61.90%) Migration
6 13 (61.90%) Local Government
6 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
6 13 (61.90%) Citrix
6 13 (61.90%) XenApp
6 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
6 13 (61.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (52.38%) VMware
8 10 (47.62%) ITIL
8 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 9 (42.86%) vSphere
9 9 (42.86%) IIS
10 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (38.10%) Server Building
11 7 (33.33%) vCenter Server
11 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (33.33%) Clustering
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared

PKI
Co-occurring 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 14 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (42.86%) IIS
4 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Server Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Server Building
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 13 (61.90%) XenApp
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 9 (42.86%) vSphere
5 4 (19.05%) VMware NSX
6 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 14 (66.67%) SCOM
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (33.33%) vCenter Server
4 5 (23.81%) WSUS
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (19.05%) SmoothWall
6 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
6 3 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (14.29%) vMotion
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Avaya
3 5 (23.81%) McAfee
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Bomgar
4 4 (19.05%) Brocade
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas
5 3 (14.29%) Altiris
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.76%) IronPort