Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 164 166
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing PKI 13 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.73% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 21
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +37.37%
10th Percentile £329 £288 £320
90th Percentile £638 £653 £513
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £15.44 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -52.51% -23.53% +23.19%

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 1,407 1,442 1,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.54% 30.44% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 942 827
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £216 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £527
England median daily rate £475 £465 £438
% change year-on-year +2.15% +6.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.78 £24.98 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.83% +31.89% +19.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.75 £41.50
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £19.92
% change year-on-year -7.56% +9.94% -0.40%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Solihull - 6 - - 2
Warwickshire +5 2 £398 -33.75% 3
Coventry -11 2 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £315 -20.25% 2
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) JNCIA
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Junos
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (30.77%) SaaS
4 4 (30.77%) PaaS
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 2 (15.38%) BPMN

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) IaaS
1 4 (30.77%) PaaS
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Junos
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Support
2 6 (46.15%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) JNCIA
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Asigra
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds