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 3 months to 24 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)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 102 121
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19  
Contract jobs citing PKI 20 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.39% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 4.44% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 19
Median daily rate £280 £426 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.31% +31.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £348 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £710 £503
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 929 1194 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.03% 31.34% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 711 549
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 60
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PKI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +38 18 £280 -27.27%
Merseyside - 2 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for PKI.

1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (39.58%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.25%) SSL
5 15 (31.25%) Migration
6 13 (27.08%) Unix
7 11 (22.92%) Citrix
7 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
8 10 (20.83%) Office 365
8 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (20.83%) Linux
8 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.75%) SSH
9 9 (18.75%) Statistics
9 9 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (16.67%) Local Government
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) AIX
10 8 (16.67%) Firewall
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.58%) Replication
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) SCOM
12 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 11 (22.92%) Skype for Business
2 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.42%) SAS
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon S3
2 5 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.42%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (10.42%) Route 53
2 5 (10.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) SSL
2 9 (18.75%) SSH
3 8 (16.67%) Firewall
4 7 (14.58%) DNS
5 5 (10.42%) SMTP
6 4 (8.33%) FTP
6 4 (8.33%) HTTP
6 4 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (8.33%) LDAP
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security
6 4 (8.33%) PuTTY
6 4 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (8.33%) SAN
6 4 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 4 (8.33%) WAN
7 3 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) DMZ
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) GitLab
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (16.67%) Local Government
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 4 (8.33%) Security Officer
2 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (6.25%) Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Architect
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (2.08%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Software Packaging
2 4 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (14.58%) Replication
3 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.25%) CESG
5 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.67%) AIX
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) CentOS
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 9 (18.75%) Statistics
3 5 (10.42%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (10.42%) Information Security
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Security Management
4 4 (8.33%) Server Building
4 4 (8.33%) Task Automation
5 3 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.08%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) JCL
2 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (10.42%) Rsyslog
4 3 (6.25%) SmoothWall
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Citrix
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
North West
Rullion
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