Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 162 205
Rank change year-on-year -13 +43 -35
Contract jobs citing PKI 17 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 8
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +3.23% -3.13%
England median daily rate £490 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +3.16% -1.55% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +23.71% -
10th Percentile £15.60 £29.00 £21.73
90th Percentile £25.80 £31.00 £25.78
England median hourly rate £36.75 £50.00 £29.79
% change year-on-year -26.50% +67.86% +47.57%

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 1,485 1,235 1,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.09% 28.32% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 749 1,001
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97% +6.29%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £507 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 73 74
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -15.49%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £30.73 £37.25 £28.63
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -13 12 £600 +50.00% 3
Coventry -11 6 £600 +41.18% 1
Warwickshire +6 2 £485 -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) SIEM
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (29.41%) Qualys
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) Nessus
4 5 (29.41%) GDPR
5 4 (23.53%) Privileged Identity Management
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (23.53%) CEH
5 4 (23.53%) Cryptography
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) CISSP
5 4 (23.53%) OAuth
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) PaaS

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
3 3 (17.65%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
4 2 (11.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (11.76%) Skype
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) PABX
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
2 3 (17.65%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Cryptography
3 4 (23.53%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Threat Management
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CEH
1 4 (23.53%) CISM
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GDPR
2 3 (17.65%) GCP
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) iptables
2 2 (11.76%) Postfix
2 2 (11.76%) Samba
2 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nessus
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Nmap
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
1 5 (29.41%) Qualys
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) NEC
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Wyse