Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 6 months to 16 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 166 195
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 -24
Contract jobs citing PKI 19 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 29
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +17.65% +13.33%
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £13.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.76% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% -16.67% +36.07%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,471 1,315 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.99% 28.61% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 833 1,066
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £217 £216
90th Percentile £550 £513 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 82 79
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +4.04% -15.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.25 £39.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in the West Midlands

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PKI in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in the West Midlands

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in the West Midlands

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in the West Midlands

PKI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Birmingham +3 14 £600 +50.00% 1
Coventry -11 7 £600 +247.83%
Warwickshire - 2 £395 -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PKI.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) SIEM
3 7 (36.84%) Office 365
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
4 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (26.32%) GDPR
5 5 (26.32%) Qualys
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 5 (26.32%) Nessus
5 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
5 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) CISSP
6 4 (21.05%) SAML
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) CISM
6 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
6 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) FTP
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) SSL
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GitLab
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Information Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) OAuth
1 4 (21.05%) OAuth2
1 4 (21.05%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
4 4 (21.05%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Privileged Identity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) SABSA
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CEH
1 4 (21.05%) CISM
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) iptables
4 2 (10.53%) Postfix
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
4 2 (10.53%) Squid
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nessus
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.26%) Nmap
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Qualys
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Asigra
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) NEC
5 1 (5.26%) Wyse