The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 95 102 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +30
Contract jobs citing PKI 25 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.07% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% 5.09% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
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£400 £460 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +167.63%
PKI
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
539 530 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 20.91% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 266 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PKI across the Berkshire region.

PKI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PKI
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PKI across the Berkshire region.

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 17 £363 -18.53%
Slough - 3 £498 - 1
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
PKI
South East

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PKI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PKI.

1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 12 (34.29%) DNS
5 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
6 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) IIS
7 10 (28.57%) DCOM
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 10 (28.57%) VBScript
7 10 (28.57%) Internet
7 10 (28.57%) Firewall
7 10 (28.57%) WMI
7 10 (28.57%) SCCM
7 10 (28.57%) SCOM
8 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.14%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) VPN
10 6 (17.14%) Information Security
11 5 (14.29%) Network Security
11 5 (14.29%) Database Security
11 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 5 (14.29%) SMTP

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PKI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PKI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (31.43%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security
4 5 (14.29%) SMTP
5 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.71%) ATM
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) DMZ
6 2 (5.71%) IPv4
6 2 (5.71%) IPv6
6 2 (5.71%) SSH
7 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Security Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) DCOM
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.86%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.86%) Tandem
5 1 (2.86%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) Database Security
2 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Security
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.86%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 10 (28.57%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) C
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) UAG
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) WMI
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
1 10 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) CA
3 2 (5.71%) Nokia
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) AppSense
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas