The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 401 456 483
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +27
Contract jobs citing PKI 232 157 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 73 51
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£413 £350 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PKI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PKI
Daily Rate Trend

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

PKI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PKI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PKI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PKI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PKI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PKI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +40 220 £400 +10.34% 31
London +52 93 £413 -2.94% 13
South East +13 79 £400 +16.36% 10
Surrey +20 25 £400 - 2
East of England +5 21 £413 +6.45%
City of London +2 21 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire -6 13 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -27 13 £475 +5.55% 5
Leatherhead - 13 £450 -
Hertfordshire +4 11 £385 -18.90%
Berkshire -11 11 £350 -8.19% 4
North East - 9 £288 -
West Sussex -10 8 £360 +63.63% 1
Reading -15 8 £350 -8.19% 2
Tyne and Wear - 8 £288 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £338 -18.18% 1
Scotland -9 7 £466 +41.21%
Kent - 7 £339 -
Essex -3 6 £413 -10.81%
Milton Keynes -3 6 £225 -45.45% 1
Manchester -9 6 £363 - 4
Watford +3 5 - -
Cheshire -9 5 £514 +14.22% 1
Staines +5 4 - -
Suffolk +4 4 £563 +80.00%
Ipswich +2 4 £563 +80.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Colchester - 4 £413 -
Basingstoke - 4 £558 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 168 (33.01%) Firewall
2 147 (28.88%) Windows
3 145 (28.49%) Active Directory
4 131 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 118 (23.18%) Cisco
6 103 (20.24%) Linux
7 101 (19.84%) VPN
7 101 (19.84%) Security Cleared
8 98 (19.25%) ITIL
9 95 (18.66%) Finance
10 94 (18.47%) VMware
11 92 (18.07%) SSL
12 90 (17.68%) UNIX
13 85 (16.70%) DNS
14 82 (16.11%) TCP/IP
15 76 (14.93%) SC Cleared
16 74 (14.54%) Data Centre
17 73 (14.34%) Citrix
17 73 (14.34%) CISSP
18 70 (13.75%) LDAP
19 68 (13.36%) WAN
20 67 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
21 65 (12.77%) Information Security
22 62 (12.18%) Network Security
23 59 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 57 (11.20%) LAN
25 55 (10.81%) Java
25 55 (10.81%) CheckPoint
25 55 (10.81%) Internet
26 53 (10.41%) SIEM

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 41 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 40 (7.86%) WebSphere
4 35 (6.88%) IIS
5 34 (6.68%) Apache
6 31 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (4.13%) Tomcat
7 21 (4.13%) JBoss
8 17 (3.34%) Lync
9 16 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.77%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.57%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.79%) Confluence
15 4 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.95%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (2.95%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.16%) PaaS
4 8 (1.57%) SaaS
5 5 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.98%) Office 365
5 5 (0.98%) IaaS
6 4 (0.79%) SoftLayer
6 4 (0.79%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (33.01%) Firewall
2 101 (19.84%) VPN
3 92 (18.07%) SSL
4 85 (16.70%) DNS
5 82 (16.11%) TCP/IP
6 70 (13.75%) LDAP
7 68 (13.36%) WAN
8 67 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 62 (12.18%) Network Security
10 57 (11.20%) LAN
11 55 (10.81%) Internet
12 48 (9.43%) IPsec
12 48 (9.43%) VLAN
13 45 (8.84%) MPLS
14 43 (8.45%) Wireless
15 42 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
16 37 (7.27%) DHCP
17 34 (6.68%) BGP
18 30 (5.89%) Ethernet
19 29 (5.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) Big Data
3 8 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.38%) MySQL
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.18%) DB2
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.39%) DataStage
8 2 (0.39%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.77%) Introscope
3 8 (1.57%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.57%) LoadRunner
3 8 (1.57%) Maven
4 6 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.79%) JIRA
7 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.39%) Ant
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.20%) JMeter
9 1 (0.20%) Subversion
9 1 (0.20%) QUnit
General
1 95 (18.66%) Finance
2 28 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.30%) Banking
4 20 (3.93%) Multimedia
5 9 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.77%) Publishing
5 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.57%) Electronics
6 8 (1.57%) Legal
7 5 (0.98%) Retail
8 4 (0.79%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (14.73%) Architect
2 59 (11.59%) Consultant
3 55 (10.81%) Analyst
4 47 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 38 (7.47%) Security Architect
6 35 (6.88%) Network Engineer
7 34 (6.68%) Security Analyst
8 27 (5.30%) Developer
9 26 (5.11%) Security Consultant
10 20 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
11 19 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.34%) Security Manager
13 15 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (2.95%) Active Directory Consultant
14 14 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.75%) Server Engineer
15 13 (2.55%) Java Developer
16 12 (2.36%) Administrator
17 11 (2.16%) Project Manager
18 9 (1.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.43%) Middleware
2 30 (5.89%) Web Services
3 21 (4.13%) 802.1X
4 18 (3.54%) .NET
5 16 (3.14%) XML
6 10 (1.96%) Java EE
6 10 (1.96%) OAuth
6 10 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (1.77%) SAML
7 9 (1.77%) J2EE
8 8 (1.57%) HTML
8 8 (1.57%) JCE
8 8 (1.57%) Spring
9 6 (1.18%) JSON
9 6 (1.18%) SOAP
9 6 (1.18%) HTML5
10 5 (0.98%) REST
10 5 (0.98%) WCF
11 4 (0.79%) Grails
11 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.54%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.52%) DataPower
5 21 (4.13%) Cryptography
6 20 (3.93%) Clustering
7 14 (2.75%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.36%) Smart Meter
10 11 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (2.16%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.57%) Replication
11 8 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.38%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.18%) Statistics
13 6 (1.18%) CESG
13 6 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.98%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.98%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 147 (28.88%) Windows
2 103 (20.24%) Linux
3 90 (17.68%) UNIX
4 41 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (6.09%) Solaris
7 27 (5.30%) AIX
8 20 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.77%) CentOS
11 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.79%) zOS
12 4 (0.79%) Android
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.39%) HPUX
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (19.25%) ITIL
2 65 (12.77%) Information Security
3 53 (10.41%) SIEM
4 50 (9.82%) Migration
5 43 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
7 39 (7.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 37 (7.27%) Project Management
9 36 (7.07%) Service Delivery
10 31 (6.09%) Identity Management
11 28 (5.50%) Load Balancing
12 26 (5.11%) Security Management
13 25 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
14 24 (4.72%) Risk Management
15 22 (4.32%) Change Management
15 22 (4.32%) Security Architecture
15 22 (4.32%) Data Protection
16 21 (4.13%) Network Management
17 20 (3.93%) Enterprise Architecture
18 18 (3.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.81%) Java
2 47 (9.23%) SQL
3 36 (7.07%) Shell Script
4 26 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.52%) C#
6 18 (3.54%) C++
7 16 (3.14%) C
8 14 (2.75%) Python
8 14 (2.75%) Perl
9 12 (2.36%) VBScript
10 9 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.38%) Ruby
11 7 (1.38%) PHP
11 7 (1.38%) ABAP
12 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.59%) Delphi
14 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.39%) VB
14 2 (0.39%) XQuery
14 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 101 (19.84%) Security Cleared
2 76 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 73 (14.34%) CISSP
4 49 (9.63%) CISM
5 36 (7.07%) Degree
6 33 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (4.91%) DV Cleared
8 24 (4.72%) CISMP
9 23 (4.52%) CCNA
10 22 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (4.13%) CCNP
12 20 (3.93%) MCSE
13 16 (3.14%) MCP
14 15 (2.95%) CCENT
15 14 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (2.55%) CISA
16 13 (2.55%) CCSE
17 9 (1.77%) CCEA
17 9 (1.77%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.72%) QA
4 11 (2.16%) COBIT
5 8 (1.57%) SLA
6 6 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.79%) COSO
8 3 (0.59%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 145 (28.49%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 43 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (5.11%) vSphere
5 24 (4.72%) XenApp
6 16 (3.14%) UAG
7 15 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.16%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.57%) vCloud
10 7 (1.38%) Snort
11 6 (1.18%) Squid
11 6 (1.18%) XenServer
12 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.98%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.79%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.59%) RACF
14 3 (0.59%) Xen
14 3 (0.59%) KVM
14 3 (0.59%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (5.30%) SCOM
2 25 (4.91%) SCCM
3 19 (3.73%) WSUS
4 18 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (2.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (1.96%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.77%) Nagios
7 9 (1.77%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.77%) Puppet
7 9 (1.77%) CA Wily
7 9 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.98%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.79%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.79%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 131 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 118 (23.18%) Cisco
3 94 (18.47%) VMware
4 73 (14.34%) Citrix
5 55 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 38 (7.47%) HP
7 37 (7.27%) IBM
8 35 (6.88%) Red Hat
9 32 (6.29%) Oracle
10 31 (6.09%) Juniper
10 31 (6.09%) F5
11 28 (5.50%) McAfee
11 28 (5.50%) Clearswift
12 27 (5.30%) Kaspersky
13 25 (4.91%) Symantec
13 25 (4.91%) Dell
14 24 (4.72%) CA
15 22 (4.32%) SolarWinds
16 20 (3.93%) Infoblox
16 20 (3.93%) Aruba
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