The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 147 176 190
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +14
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.61% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Average daily rate £400 £445 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +14.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -17.60%
PKI
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PKI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
6 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Relativity
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) ISDN
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) PSTN
4 3 (20.00%) RTSP
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) LDAP
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) PKINIT
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Media
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) Polycom
4 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Gemalto
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Q1 Labs
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk