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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 145 142
Rank change year-on-year +44 -3  
Contract jobs citing PKI 30 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 1.31% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 6
Median daily rate £368 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £277 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +30.43% +40.81%  

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 828 1223 1070
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.83% 31.44% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 737 566
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 68
Median hourly rate £18.09 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £47.39 £49.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +45 14 £310 +4.20%
Lancashire +22 8 £505 +18.70%
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Manchester +10 2 £325 -43.47% 3
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
4 8 (24.24%) SSL
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Citrix
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) SSH
8 4 (12.12%) Local Government
8 4 (12.12%) Statistics
8 4 (12.12%) Big Data
8 4 (12.12%) Puppet
8 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
8 4 (12.12%) AIX
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
1 3 (9.09%) Route 53
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security
4 4 (12.12%) SSH
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) SMTP
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) DMZ
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) HTTP
7 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
7 1 (3.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) GitLab
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (12.12%) Local Government
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Application Security Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Information Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) OAuth2
2 1 (3.03%) OpenID
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) AIX
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (12.12%) Statistics
4 3 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 3 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (9.09%) Security Management
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JCL
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Rsyslog
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) SmoothWall
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) SAP