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 3 months to 26 April 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 133 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing PKI 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £250 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% -28.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -6.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £26.29 £20.19
% change year-on-year +90.20% +30.23%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 596 675 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.72% 23.57% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 381 423
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 71
Median hourly rate £17.78 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.70% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Worcestershire - 2 £250 -
Warwickshire +5 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 3
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PKI.

1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) GPG13
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Yammer
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
1 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) GPG13
2 1 (11.11%) ISO27002
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds