Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 175 161
Rank change year-on-year -26 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing PKI 24 32 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.55% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.75% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 29
North West median daily rate £280 £280 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.12% +17.86%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £308
90th Percentile £521 £338 £692
England median daily rate £500 £475 £476
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.21% +19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -18.33% +36.36% +63.49%

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 1,775 1,827 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.65% 31.34% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 1,091 1,489
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £248
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 93 106
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.75% +25.00% -4.95%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.90 £55.00 £47.20
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +10.34%

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 September 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 September 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 -19 12 £280 - 4
Manchester -11 6 £400 - 3
Lancashire -7 4 £520 +48.57%
Merseyside +17 1 - - 1
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) Office 365
3 13 (54.17%) SCCM
3 13 (54.17%) Migration
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) SCOM
6 10 (41.67%) Skype for Business
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (37.50%) XenApp
7 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Local Government
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (33.33%) Server Building
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (16.67%) vSphere
12 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 4 (16.67%) DevOps
12 4 (16.67%) IIS

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 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SAML
2 2 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Server Building
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Email Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) Privileged Access Management
8 1 (4.17%) Server Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 10 (41.67%) SCOM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 2 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) Bomgar
4 3 (12.50%) Brocade
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) IronPort
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
4 3 (12.50%) Zscaler
5 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec