Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 188 188
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +33
Contract jobs citing PKI 17 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.28% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 12
North West median daily rate £280 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.74% +10.71%
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -13.04% +5.41%

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 1,645 1,647 2,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.42% 29.07% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1,055 1,397
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 88 92
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.14% +18.31% +1.43%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.48 £11.34
90th Percentile £48.50 £55.75 £44.65
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +1 10 £280 +0.90% 2
Manchester -21 5 £525 +30.03% 3
Merseyside -4 2 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 13 (76.47%) Office 365
2 11 (64.71%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Local Government
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) SCOM
5 6 (35.29%) XenApp
5 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
5 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) Server Building
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
7 4 (23.53%) Email Migration
7 4 (23.53%) PaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.88%) GitLab
General
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) OAuth
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Server Building
4 4 (23.53%) Email Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Server Management
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) SmoothWall
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Zscaler
3 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
3 2 (11.76%) IronPort
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) VMware