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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 154 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Contract jobs citing PKI 3 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.84% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
Average daily rate £538 £360 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.30% -29.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £278 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £526 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+28.80% -37.89%
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
1293 2033 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.04% 37.18% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1555 1781
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.26 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £80.95 £41.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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 29 April 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) RTSP
3 3 (33.33%) Polycom
3 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) RTSP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP Voice
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 3 (33.33%) Polycom
1 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat