The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 132 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing PKI 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.36% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.55% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£550 £600 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +215.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
814 581 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.90% 23.33% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 357 338
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 68
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -45.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.98 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PKI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PKI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Bristol -7 1 £530 -11.66% 2
Gloucestershire -19 1 - -
Avon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) X.509
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Smartcard
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 2 (16.67%) CESG
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Nessus
5 1 (8.33%) Nmap
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) Wiki

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Designer
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smartcard
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco