The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 121 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.93% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
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£349 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £405 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £445 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.27% +66.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
697 622 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.26% 24.94% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 281 252
Average daily rate £360 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.58% -8.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.56 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 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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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
Edinburgh - - - -
Stirling - - - -
PKI
UK

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) Replication
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) X.500
3 8 (57.14%) LDAP
3 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) MCP
6 5 (35.71%) MCTS
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) VBScript
9 2 (14.29%) RAD
9 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec
9 2 (14.29%) RUP
10 1 (7.14%) Information Security
10 1 (7.14%) MCSE
10 1 (7.14%) IIS
10 1 (7.14%) Windows
10 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 1 (7.14%) International Banking

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) X.500
2 8 (57.14%) LDAP
2 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) RAD
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MCP
3 5 (35.71%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP