Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 194 213
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19 -33
Contract jobs citing PKI 30 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.53% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 1.52% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 20
North West median daily rate £280 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.74% +10.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £263 £312 £310
90th Percentile £388 £463 £445
England median daily rate £488 £466 £440
% change year-on-year +4.56% +5.97% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £32.73
% change year-on-year -10.14% +5.41% +25.88%

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 1663 2233 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.16% 32.67% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1428 1427
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 110
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.30 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.29
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +14 14 £280 -36.72% 1
Manchester -7 7 £404 +7.67% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) Office 365
3 11 (36.67%) Skype for Business
3 11 (36.67%) Migration
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (20.00%) Rsyslog
7 6 (20.00%) GitLab
7 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (20.00%) Route 53
7 6 (20.00%) Big Data
7 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.00%) CentOS
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Puppet
7 6 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (20.00%) Serverless

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 (36.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (36.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) SAS
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (20.00%) Route 53
2 6 (20.00%) Serverless
2 6 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
1 6 (20.00%) SMTP
1 6 (20.00%) SSL
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) GitLab
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Local Government
3 3 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Cryptography Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) CentOS
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.33%) Server Building
5 3 (10.00%) Behavioural Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Runbook
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Email Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
1 6 (20.00%) Rsyslog
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Gemalto
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee