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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 454 425 458
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Contract jobs citing PKI 173 187 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.16% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 107 78
Average daily rate £450 £450 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -17.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -17.60%

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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
England -25 149 £450 - 37
South East +21 84 £450 - 13
Surrey +8 30 £475 +5.55% 7
London -11 30 £475 +6.74% 12
Hampshire +11 29 £345 -34.28% 2
Leatherhead +5 21 £475 -5.00% 2
Basingstoke +7 15 £588 +6.81% 2
Scotland -1 14 £325 -17.72% 1
Yorkshire -18 11 £463 +26.71% 3
West Yorkshire -8 10 £463 +26.71%
Leeds -9 10 £463 +26.71%
Berkshire -12 10 £406 -9.72% 2
Reading -8 8 £425 +1.19% 1
Hook +18 7 £335 -
Edinburgh -10 7 £465 +15.52% 1
Wales - 7 £450 -
City of London +29 6 £400 -10.11% 3
Renfrewshire 0 6 £321 -
Erskine -1 6 £321 -
North West -16 6 £425 -3.40% 1
South Wales - 5 £450 -
South West +2 4 £473 -14.09% 6
East of England -4 4 £600 +29.72% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £405 -
North East - 4 £405 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £405 -
East Sussex +12 3 £325 - 1
West Sussex +5 3 - - 1
Bristol +2 3 £483 -8.96% 1
Manchester -13 3 £575 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (38.65%) Security Cleared
2 143 (35.66%) Windows
3 125 (31.17%) Active Directory
4 105 (26.18%) SC Cleared
5 104 (25.94%) Linux
6 103 (25.69%) Microsoft
7 102 (25.44%) Firewall
8 71 (17.71%) Unix
9 67 (16.71%) VPN
10 60 (14.96%) DNS
11 59 (14.71%) SSL
11 59 (14.71%) Java
11 59 (14.71%) Finance
12 57 (14.21%) HP
13 54 (13.47%) LDAP
14 52 (12.97%) Cisco
14 52 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (12.72%) Jenkins
15 51 (12.72%) Data Centre
16 48 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 48 (11.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 47 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (11.72%) DV Cleared
17 47 (11.72%) SNMP
17 47 (11.72%) Citrix
17 47 (11.72%) Windows Server
17 47 (11.72%) CLAS
18 46 (11.47%) SIEM
18 46 (11.47%) Shell Script
19 44 (10.97%) ITIL

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (9.48%) Confluence
2 25 (6.23%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.99%) Apache
4 14 (3.49%) IIS
4 14 (3.49%) JBoss
5 11 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.75%) CMS
11 3 (0.75%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.75%) Mule
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.49%) MS Office
5 6 (1.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.00%) Relativity
3 3 (0.75%) BASE24
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.99%) Office 365
3 5 (1.25%) SoftLayer
3 5 (1.25%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 102 (25.44%) Firewall
2 67 (16.71%) VPN
3 60 (14.96%) DNS
4 59 (14.71%) SSL
5 54 (13.47%) LDAP
6 47 (11.72%) SNMP
7 38 (9.48%) Kerberos
8 36 (8.98%) X.500
9 33 (8.23%) TCP/IP
10 30 (7.48%) Wireless
11 23 (5.74%) LAN
12 22 (5.49%) WAN
13 21 (5.24%) Internet
13 21 (5.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (4.99%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (4.74%) HTTP
16 18 (4.49%) SAN
17 17 (4.24%) Network Security
18 15 (3.74%) NetScaler
18 15 (3.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.24%) MySQL
3 7 (1.75%) DB2
3 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.25%) Big Data
6 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.75%) OLTP
6 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (12.72%) Jenkins
2 40 (9.98%) LoadRunner
3 38 (9.48%) JIRA
4 34 (8.48%) Cucumber
4 34 (8.48%) HP UFT
4 34 (8.48%) JMeter
5 33 (8.23%) Selenium
6 14 (3.49%) Maven
7 11 (2.74%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.75%) JUnit
9 5 (1.25%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.25%) Subversion
9 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.25%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.00%) Lombardi
11 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.25%) VisualVM
General
1 59 (14.71%) Finance
2 28 (6.98%) Banking
3 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (0.75%) Legal
6 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (17.71%) Consultant
2 62 (15.46%) Architect
3 46 (11.47%) Security Architect
4 36 (8.98%) Analyst
5 35 (8.73%) Active Directory Engineer
6 33 (8.23%) Security Consultant
7 30 (7.48%) Security Engineer
8 22 (5.49%) Test Leader
9 18 (4.49%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 16 (3.99%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.74%) Developer
11 15 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (3.49%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (2.74%) Active Directory Consultant
13 11 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.74%) IT Consultant
13 11 (2.74%) IT Security Consultant
14 10 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.98%) Middleware
2 24 (5.99%) Web Services
3 22 (5.49%) .NET
4 19 (4.74%) XML
5 16 (3.99%) SAML
6 12 (2.99%) SOAP
7 9 (2.24%) Spring
8 8 (2.00%) Java EE
8 8 (2.00%) JCE
9 6 (1.50%) 802.1X
9 6 (1.50%) RESTful
10 5 (1.25%) Grails
10 5 (1.25%) LAMP
10 5 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.00%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (0.75%) Lucene
12 3 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.75%) XML Messaging
13 2 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.72%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.73%) Replication
3 33 (8.23%) Cryptography
4 25 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.99%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.49%) CESG
7 17 (4.24%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.74%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.74%) DataPower
9 14 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
10 12 (2.99%) Mainframe
11 8 (2.00%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.25%) Statistics
12 5 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.75%) BYOD
14 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.75%) Learning Management System
14 3 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 143 (35.66%) Windows
2 104 (25.94%) Linux
3 71 (17.71%) Unix
4 47 (11.72%) Windows Server
5 34 (8.48%) Mac OS X
6 31 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (6.48%) AIX
8 17 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.99%) Solaris
9 16 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.49%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.75%) Android
12 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.75%) zOS
13 2 (0.50%) CentOS
13 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (11.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 47 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.47%) SIEM
4 44 (10.97%) ITIL
5 43 (10.72%) Identity Management
6 42 (10.47%) Information Security
7 38 (9.48%) Information Assurance
8 36 (8.98%) Network Monitoring
9 31 (7.73%) Migration
10 30 (7.48%) Functional Testing
10 30 (7.48%) Security Architecture
11 29 (7.23%) Network Architecture
12 28 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
13 26 (6.48%) Security Management
13 26 (6.48%) Test Automation
14 20 (4.99%) DevOps
14 20 (4.99%) Service Management
15 19 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (4.74%) Project Management
15 19 (4.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.71%) Java
2 46 (11.47%) Shell Script
3 43 (10.72%) SQL
4 34 (8.48%) Python
5 29 (7.23%) Perl
5 29 (7.23%) PowerShell
6 24 (5.99%) Ruby
7 18 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.24%) C#
9 15 (3.74%) C
10 12 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.74%) VBScript
12 9 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.00%) PHP
14 4 (1.00%) C++
15 3 (0.75%) AWK
15 3 (0.75%) sed
16 2 (0.50%) Go
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 155 (38.65%) Security Cleared
2 105 (26.18%) SC Cleared
3 52 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (11.72%) CLAS
4 47 (11.72%) DV Cleared
5 43 (10.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 40 (9.98%) MCP
7 35 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (8.48%) CISSP
9 30 (7.48%) Degree
10 29 (7.23%) MCSE
11 23 (5.74%) CISM
12 22 (5.49%) CCNA
13 18 (4.49%) MCTS
14 11 (2.74%) CCNP
15 10 (2.49%) CCIE
16 9 (2.24%) ISTQB
17 8 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (2.00%) GCIA
17 8 (2.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.99%) QA
3 21 (5.24%) RMADS
4 16 (3.99%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.75%) COBIT
6 6 (1.50%) FIPS 140-2
7 5 (1.25%) COSO
7 5 (1.25%) SAS 70
7 5 (1.25%) SLA
8 4 (1.00%) BS7799
8 4 (1.00%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.75%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.75%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.50%) GPG13
10 2 (0.50%) WAI
10 2 (0.50%) WCAG
11 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 125 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.73%) XenApp
3 26 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.99%) XenDesktop
5 17 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.74%) UAG
6 11 (2.74%) XenServer
7 10 (2.49%) vSphere
8 9 (2.24%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.75%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.00%) vCloud
11 3 (0.75%) Squid
12 2 (0.50%) Docker
12 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 1 (0.25%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (5.74%) SCCM
2 10 (2.49%) SCOM
3 9 (2.24%) WSUS
4 8 (2.00%) Nagios
5 7 (1.75%) Ansible
5 7 (1.75%) EdgeSight
5 7 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (1.50%) Puppet
7 5 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.25%) yum
8 4 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.00%) Nessus
8 4 (1.00%) Nmap
8 4 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.00%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.75%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 103 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.21%) HP
3 52 (12.97%) Cisco
4 47 (11.72%) Citrix
5 41 (10.22%) Oracle
6 38 (9.48%) VMware
7 29 (7.23%) F5
8 24 (5.99%) IBM
8 24 (5.99%) Red Hat
9 22 (5.49%) CheckPoint
10 21 (5.24%) Juniper
11 16 (3.99%) Palo Alto
12 10 (2.49%) Remedy
13 9 (2.24%) Splunk
14 8 (2.00%) CA
15 6 (1.50%) AppSense
15 6 (1.50%) BMC
15 6 (1.50%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.25%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.25%) Wyse
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago