Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 169 180
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing PKI 36 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.40% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.45% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 1
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -15.00% -16.70%
England median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £37.87
% change year-on-year -13.04% -8.89% -15.86%

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 1,343 1,513 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.50% 27.46% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 898 796
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £216 £211 £209
90th Percentile £530 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 84 91
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.83 £10.96
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +14.29%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +7 23 £413 +1.91% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £600 -
Wolverhampton -3 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £173 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (47.22%) ITIL
4 16 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (41.67%) DevOps
6 14 (38.89%) Unix
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco
6 14 (38.89%) Firewall
7 13 (36.11%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) JSON
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (33.33%) Ansible
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 11 (30.56%) JMeter
9 11 (30.56%) LAN
9 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
10 10 (27.78%) Apache
10 10 (27.78%) CA
10 10 (27.78%) Tivoli
10 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
10 10 (27.78%) Nagios
10 10 (27.78%) Micro Focus
10 10 (27.78%) Serena
10 10 (27.78%) Subversion

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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) IIS
3 6 (16.67%) JBoss
3 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) DNS
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) SSL
6 6 (16.67%) WAN
7 5 (13.89%) DHCP
7 5 (13.89%) Internet
7 5 (13.89%) IPsec
7 5 (13.89%) SNMP
7 5 (13.89%) SSH
7 5 (13.89%) TACACS
8 4 (11.11%) FTP
8 4 (11.11%) Kerberos
8 4 (11.11%) MPLS
8 4 (11.11%) Network Security
8 4 (11.11%) PBX
8 4 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) JMeter
2 10 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) GitLab
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.78%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) Subversion
2 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Network Support
3 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) ICT Support
4 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Support Officer
4 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) JSON
2 8 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) LAMP
4 3 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (8.33%) OAuth
4 3 (8.33%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (16.67%) DataPower
2 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 15 (41.67%) DevOps
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
6 10 (27.78%) Release Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 6 (16.67%) High Availability
9 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
10 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Line Management
10 4 (11.11%) Open Source
11 3 (8.33%) Coaching
11 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCIE
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CEH
3 3 (8.33%) CISM
3 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) iptables
2 4 (11.11%) Postfix
2 4 (11.11%) Samba
2 4 (11.11%) Squid
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Ansible
2 10 (27.78%) Graylog
2 10 (27.78%) logstash
2 10 (27.78%) Nagios
2 10 (27.78%) Rundeck
2 10 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (22.22%) Puppet
4 5 (13.89%) WSUS
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (11.11%) Nessus
5 4 (11.11%) Nmap
6 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (5.56%) Packer
7 2 (5.56%) SCOM
8 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) CA
2 10 (27.78%) Micro Focus
2 10 (27.78%) Serena
2 10 (27.78%) Splunk
3 8 (22.22%) IBM
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 6 (16.67%) Teradata
5 5 (13.89%) Juniper
6 4 (11.11%) NEC
6 4 (11.11%) Veeam
7 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) McAfee