The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 377 374 373
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PKI 31 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 28
Average daily rate £475 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £190 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.25 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+9.55% +24.38%
PKI
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7571 7683 8238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.76% 36.20% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5386 5593
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 149 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in London

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in London

PKI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram in London

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in London

PKI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +43 6 £400 -10.11% 1
Feltham - 1 £450 -
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 35 (32.11%) Windows
3 33 (30.28%) Firewall
4 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
5 27 (24.77%) VPN
6 26 (23.85%) Unix
6 26 (23.85%) Citrix
7 24 (22.02%) SSL
8 21 (19.27%) Middleware
8 21 (19.27%) WebSphere
9 20 (18.35%) Finance
9 20 (18.35%) XenApp
10 19 (17.43%) Windows Server
10 19 (17.43%) VMware
11 18 (16.51%) AIX
11 18 (16.51%) XenDesktop
11 18 (16.51%) SIEM
12 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
12 17 (15.60%) ITIL
12 17 (15.60%) Identity Management
13 16 (14.68%) Linux
13 16 (14.68%) Java
14 15 (13.76%) Investment Management
14 15 (13.76%) DevOps
15 14 (12.84%) SCCM
15 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.84%) SQL
15 14 (12.84%) Cisco
15 14 (12.84%) IBM
16 13 (11.93%) Shell Script

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (19.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.34%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.50%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.67%) CMS
5 4 (3.67%) Confluence
5 4 (3.67%) Mule
5 4 (3.67%) Mule ESB
5 4 (3.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.83%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.67%) Relativity
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.83%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.28%) Firewall
2 27 (24.77%) VPN
3 24 (22.02%) SSL
4 11 (10.09%) NetScaler
5 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.34%) DNS
6 8 (7.34%) LDAP
6 8 (7.34%) VLAN
6 8 (7.34%) WAN
6 8 (7.34%) Wireless
7 7 (6.42%) HTTP
7 7 (6.42%) MPLS
8 6 (5.50%) SNMP
9 5 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (4.59%) IPsec
9 5 (4.59%) LAN
10 4 (3.67%) Multicast
10 4 (3.67%) SMTP
10 4 (3.67%) Unicast
10 4 (3.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) DB2
3 5 (4.59%) Big Data
4 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) LoadRunner
2 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.59%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
3 4 (3.67%) Lombardi
4 3 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.92%) Ant
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) VisualVM
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Advertising
3 1 (0.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.92%) Games
3 1 (0.92%) Law
3 1 (0.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Architect
2 16 (14.68%) Security Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) Middleware
2 10 (9.17%) SOAP
2 10 (9.17%) Web Services
3 6 (5.50%) .NET
4 4 (3.67%) Lucene
4 4 (3.67%) RESTful
4 4 (3.67%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.75%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.75%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.75%) REST
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.92%) PKINIT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) DataPower
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) BYOD
6 3 (2.75%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.75%) Streaming Media
6 3 (2.75%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.75%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Windows
2 26 (23.85%) Unix
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.51%) AIX
5 16 (14.68%) Linux
6 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.75%) Android
9 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) SIEM
2 17 (15.60%) Identity Management
2 17 (15.60%) ITIL
3 15 (13.76%) DevOps
3 15 (13.76%) Investment Management
4 12 (11.01%) SDLC
5 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.09%) Security Architecture
5 11 (10.09%) Security Management
6 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.26%) Migration
7 9 (8.26%) Open Source
7 9 (8.26%) Patch Management
7 9 (8.26%) SABSA
7 9 (8.26%) Security Testing
7 9 (8.26%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (7.34%) Information Security
9 7 (6.42%) High Availability
10 6 (5.50%) Analytics
10 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.68%) Java
3 14 (12.84%) SQL
4 13 (11.93%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.26%) VBScript
6 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.75%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) Go
8 2 (1.83%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (6.42%) Degree
5 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.67%) CCEA
6 4 (3.67%) CCEE
6 4 (3.67%) CCNA
6 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 4 (3.67%) MCP
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.75%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.75%) CCIE
7 3 (2.75%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.75%) CISSP
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.75%) QA
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.83%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.92%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.35%) XenApp
3 18 (16.51%) XenDesktop
4 12 (11.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (8.26%) BitLocker
6 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.42%) vSphere
7 6 (5.50%) XenServer
8 4 (3.67%) vCloud
9 3 (2.75%) Squid
10 2 (1.83%) Docker
11 1 (0.92%) Firmware
11 1 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.92%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.92%) UAG
11 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.67%) OpenSSO
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.75%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.83%) Ansible
6 2 (1.83%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.83%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.83%) Icinga
6 2 (1.83%) Ionix
6 2 (1.83%) logstash
6 2 (1.83%) Mesos
6 2 (1.83%) Nagios
6 2 (1.83%) Opsview
6 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.83%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.85%) Citrix
3 19 (17.43%) VMware
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) IBM
5 13 (11.93%) Juniper
6 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.17%) F5
7 10 (9.17%) Oracle
7 10 (9.17%) Remedy
8 7 (6.42%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.50%) AppSense
9 6 (5.50%) BMC
9 6 (5.50%) CA
10 5 (4.59%) HP
10 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.67%) BEA
11 4 (3.67%) CommVault
11 4 (3.67%) Dell
11 4 (3.67%) NetApp