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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 136 135 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing PKI 8 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.83% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £483 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £540 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -17.60%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
921 841 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.56% 26.52% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 498 415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.75 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.83 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 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
Bristol +7 7 £493 -7.07% 1
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (26.32%) Juniper
6 5 (26.32%) SSL
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) CLAS
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (21.05%) BS7799
7 4 (21.05%) TACACS
7 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
7 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (21.05%) Junos
7 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
7 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
7 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto

PKI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) SSL
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) Junos
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) TACACS
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (5.26%) HSRP
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.26%) VRRP
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) ISMS
5 2 (10.53%) QMS
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) CLAS
5 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
7 2 (10.53%) CISSP
8 1 (5.26%) CCIE
8 1 (5.26%) CCNP
8 1 (5.26%) CISM
8 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
8 1 (5.26%) GWAPT
8 1 (5.26%) MCP
8 1 (5.26%) MCSE
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) OSCE
8 1 (5.26%) OSCP
8 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) BS7799
1 4 (21.05%) HMG Infosec
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
1 3 (15.79%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Qualys