Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 183 175
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing PKI 31 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.36% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 1.30% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 1
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -15.00% -16.70%
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £32.73
% change year-on-year -13.04% +5.41% +25.88%

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 1372 1612 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.51% 27.65% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 975 830
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +7.53% +4.29%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £204
90th Percentile £530 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 109
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -4.29% -11.39%
10th Percentile £10.42 £11.29 £10.99
90th Percentile £36.50 £44.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%

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 December 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 17 December 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 +2 21 £400 -1.17% 4
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £173 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
4 13 (41.94%) Unix
4 13 (41.94%) DNS
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) JMeter
6 10 (32.26%) JSON
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (32.26%) Ansible
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
6 10 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (29.03%) Release Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Graylog
7 9 (29.03%) Rundeck
7 9 (29.03%) GitLab
7 9 (29.03%) logstash
7 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
7 9 (29.03%) Splunk
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)

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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) JBoss
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (29.03%) VPN
4 7 (22.58%) SSL
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
5 5 (16.13%) IPsec
5 5 (16.13%) SNMP
5 5 (16.13%) SSH
5 5 (16.13%) TACACS
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) FTP
6 4 (12.90%) Kerberos
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) PBX
6 4 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JMeter
2 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) GitLab
2 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) Subversion
2 9 (29.03%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.90%) Metasploit
4 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) ICT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Support Officer
4 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) Middleware
3 4 (12.90%) LAMP
4 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) DataPower
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (16.13%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Unix
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (29.03%) Release Automation
5 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
6 5 (16.13%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security Management
8 3 (9.68%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCIE
2 5 (16.13%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) iptables
2 4 (12.90%) Postfix
2 4 (12.90%) Samba
2 4 (12.90%) Squid
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Ansible
2 9 (29.03%) Graylog
2 9 (29.03%) logstash
2 9 (29.03%) Nagios
2 9 (29.03%) Rundeck
2 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
3 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (19.35%) Puppet
4 5 (16.13%) WSUS
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (12.90%) Nessus
5 4 (12.90%) Nmap
6 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (6.45%) SCOM
8 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.23%) Packer
8 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) CA
2 9 (29.03%) Micro Focus
2 9 (29.03%) Serena
2 9 (29.03%) Splunk
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) Teradata
6 4 (12.90%) NEC
6 4 (12.90%) Veeam
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 3 (9.68%) Sophos
8 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage