Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 199 178
Rank change year-on-year +32 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing PKI 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -
10th Percentile £281 £315 £139
90th Percentile £436 £483 £521
England median daily rate £475 £483 £398
% change year-on-year -1.55% +21.38% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -6.73% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £26.58 £20.19
% change year-on-year +88.15% +31.66% -37.89%

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 1225 1532 1365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.82% 25.46% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 919 805
West Midlands median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £200
90th Percentile £503 £550 £502
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 70 123
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.61% -20.91% -10.26%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.50 £10.79
90th Percentile £39.95 £26.40 £40.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +20 5 £400 -9.86% 3
Worcestershire - 3 £250 -
Coventry +13 1 £425 -5.61%
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (30.00%) HSRP
5 3 (30.00%) Sophos
5 3 (30.00%) TACACS
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) SSH
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) HSRP
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) SSH
4 3 (30.00%) TACACS
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CWAP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (30.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware