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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 123 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing PKI 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.46% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£459 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £348 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £395 £449
% change year-on-year
-8.81% -12.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.14% -
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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
837 752 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 27.53% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 434 358
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 29
Average hourly rate £28.72 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.30 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.40 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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 -6 3 £466 - 1
Renfrewshire +2 2 £342 +3.78%
Glasgow -7 1 £473 +18.25%
Fife - 1 - -
PKI
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PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) LDAP
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) X.500
6 5 (26.32%) Replication
6 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) MCP
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) MCTS
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
8 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.53%) Identity Management

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LDAP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
2 5 (26.32%) X.500
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) RTP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) International Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) JSP
1 2 (10.53%) Struts
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) JMS
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) Ajax
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) MCTS
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper