The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 343 368 501
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +133
Contract jobs citing PKI 346 276 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.61% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 150 51
Median daily rate £475 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.07% -8.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.06% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £26.29 £20.19 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £20.07 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.22 £20.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.29 £20.19 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -37.89%

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
17632 17183 17000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.93% 31.74% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11400 10446 10458
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 705 756
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.88 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PKI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

PKI Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PKI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 282 £483 +34.49% 24
South East +37 123 £475 -3.06% 11
London -38 66 £500 +42.85% 5
Scotland +40 53 £410 +9.33% 1
North West +10 53 £426 +31.15% 2
Surrey +16 49 £500 - 1
Hampshire +23 34 £413 -21.42% 3
Leatherhead +4 31 £500 -
Manchester -7 29 £388 +19.23% 2
Erskine -16 27 £315 -9.48%
Renfrewshire -19 27 £315 -9.48%
Berkshire -7 21 £450 +4.65% 5
Edinburgh +5 16 £475 +26.66%
Reading -5 14 £450 +5.88% 4
Basingstoke -9 14 £400 -
Lancashire - 14 £668 -
West Midlands 0 10 £400 +18.51% 1
West Sussex -20 10 £350 - 2
Blackpool - 10 £693 -
City of London +29 9 £513 +26.15%
South West -6 9 £550 +144.44% 2
East of England -10 9 £600 +62.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £483 -
North East - 9 £483 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £483 -
Cheshire -2 8 £380 -26.07%
Bristol - 7 £563 -
Glasgow - 6 £500 - 1
Warrington - 6 £390 -
Warwickshire -1 5 £350 +75.00% 1

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PKI.

1 213 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 201 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 198 (36.94%) Windows
4 163 (30.41%) SC Cleared
5 162 (30.22%) Microsoft
6 144 (26.87%) Linux
7 142 (26.49%) Firewall
8 108 (20.15%) SSL
9 103 (19.22%) DNS
10 101 (18.84%) Java
10 101 (18.84%) Windows Server
11 94 (17.54%) Cryptography
12 84 (15.67%) LDAP
13 73 (13.62%) ITIL
13 73 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 72 (13.43%) VMware
14 72 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 68 (12.69%) Unix
16 67 (12.50%) CISSP
17 63 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 62 (11.57%) Information Security
19 61 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 61 (11.38%) Data Centre
20 60 (11.19%) MS Excel
20 60 (11.19%) Finance
21 57 (10.63%) Identity Management
22 55 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
23 54 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
24 53 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (9.89%) VPN

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (6.53%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.16%) Apache
3 30 (5.60%) JBoss
3 30 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 28 (5.22%) IIS
5 22 (4.10%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.99%) Confluence
6 16 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.12%) nginx
10 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.56%) CICS
13 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.56%) lighttpd
13 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 60 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.36%) MS Office
3 12 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.22%) Office 365
4 13 (2.43%) IaaS
5 10 (1.87%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.49%) SaaS
8 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.12%) PaaS
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.37%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 142 (26.49%) Firewall
2 108 (20.15%) SSL
3 103 (19.22%) DNS
4 84 (15.67%) LDAP
5 53 (9.89%) VPN
6 52 (9.70%) Wireless
7 51 (9.51%) Network Security
8 48 (8.96%) Kerberos
9 47 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 45 (8.40%) DHCP
11 42 (7.84%) TCP/IP
12 41 (7.65%) Internet
13 35 (6.53%) X.500
14 31 (5.78%) HTTP
15 30 (5.60%) WAN
16 28 (5.22%) IPsec
17 27 (5.04%) LAN
18 26 (4.85%) SAN
19 25 (4.66%) SSH
20 18 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.29%) MySQL
3 20 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.12%) DB2
7 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.56%) Infinispan
9 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.56%) Redis
9 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.56%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.37%) Big Data
10 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 29 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 28 (5.22%) Maven
4 16 (2.99%) JIRA
5 12 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.05%) HP UFT
6 11 (2.05%) JMeter
6 11 (2.05%) Selenium
7 10 (1.87%) LoadRunner
8 9 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 8 (1.49%) JUnit
9 8 (1.49%) Subversion
9 8 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.37%) Hudson
11 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (11.19%) Finance
2 15 (2.80%) Banking
3 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.31%) Retail
6 6 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.75%) French Language
7 4 (0.75%) Marketing
8 3 (0.56%) German Language
8 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (21.27%) Consultant
2 84 (15.67%) Architect
3 64 (11.94%) Security Consultant
4 58 (10.82%) Security Architect
5 38 (7.09%) Active Directory Engineer
6 36 (6.72%) Security Engineer
7 34 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 34 (6.34%) Support Engineer
8 32 (5.97%) Security Manager
9 29 (5.41%) Analyst
10 24 (4.48%) Developer
11 21 (3.92%) Network Engineer
12 18 (3.36%) Java Developer
12 18 (3.36%) Security Project Manager
13 16 (2.99%) IT Consultant
14 15 (2.80%) IT Security Consultant
14 15 (2.80%) Security Specialist
15 13 (2.43%) Technical Leader
16 12 (2.24%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 12 (2.24%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.65%) XML
2 29 (5.41%) SAML
3 23 (4.29%) Web Services
4 20 (3.73%) JCE
5 19 (3.54%) .NET
5 19 (3.54%) Java EE
6 17 (3.17%) Middleware
7 13 (2.43%) LAMP
8 10 (1.87%) OAuth
9 9 (1.68%) 802.1X
10 8 (1.49%) SOAP
11 5 (0.93%) OAuth2
12 4 (0.75%) CSS
12 4 (0.75%) HTML
12 4 (0.75%) REST
12 4 (0.75%) RESTful
12 4 (0.75%) SPNEGO
13 3 (0.56%) DCOM
13 3 (0.56%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.54%) Cryptography
2 61 (11.38%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.28%) Replication
4 37 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 32 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (5.60%) Management Information System
7 26 (4.85%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.99%) Clustering
8 16 (2.99%) Smart Meter
9 11 (2.05%) CESG
9 11 (2.05%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.31%) Smart Energy
13 6 (1.12%) DataPower
13 6 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.12%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 198 (36.94%) Windows
2 144 (26.87%) Linux
3 101 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 73 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (12.69%) Unix
6 54 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (3.73%) Solaris
10 18 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.43%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.49%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.49%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.31%) AIX
15 5 (0.93%) Android
15 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.93%) CentOS
16 4 (0.75%) Debian
17 3 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (13.62%) ITIL
2 62 (11.57%) Information Security
3 57 (10.63%) Identity Management
4 55 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (8.02%) SIEM
6 41 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 34 (6.34%) Information Assurance
8 34 (6.34%) Security Management
9 31 (5.78%) Integration Testing
9 31 (5.78%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.60%) Migration
11 27 (5.04%) Project Management
11 27 (5.04%) Security Architecture
11 27 (5.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (4.66%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.29%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.10%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.84%) Java
2 49 (9.14%) PowerShell
3 46 (8.58%) SQL
4 35 (6.53%) Perl
5 32 (5.97%) Python
6 30 (5.60%) Shell Script
7 22 (4.10%) Ruby
8 16 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.99%) PHP
9 14 (2.61%) C
9 14 (2.61%) C#
10 9 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.31%) VBScript
12 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.12%) VBA
13 5 (0.93%) C++
14 3 (0.56%) AWK
14 3 (0.56%) sed
14 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 213 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 163 (30.41%) SC Cleared
3 67 (12.50%) CISSP
4 63 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (7.46%) CLAS
5 40 (7.46%) Degree
6 38 (7.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 38 (7.09%) DV Cleared
7 32 (5.97%) MCSE
8 29 (5.41%) MCP
9 28 (5.22%) CISM
10 23 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (4.29%) CISMP
10 23 (4.29%) MCTS
11 11 (2.05%) MCSA
12 10 (1.87%) CCNP
12 10 (1.87%) GCIH
13 9 (1.68%) ISSAP
14 8 (1.49%) CCIE
14 8 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (5.60%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.66%) RMADS
4 21 (3.92%) QA
5 16 (2.99%) FIPS 140-2
6 15 (2.80%) COBIT
6 15 (2.80%) SLA
7 5 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.93%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.75%) COSO
8 4 (0.75%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.37%) GPG13
9 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.37%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.19%) WAI
10 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 201 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.92%) UAG
4 19 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.99%) ISA Server
6 14 (2.61%) XenApp
7 12 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.87%) vSphere
9 9 (1.68%) XenServer
10 7 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.12%) BitLocker
11 6 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.12%) Veritas File System
11 6 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.56%) RACF
13 3 (0.56%) Squid
14 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 37 (6.90%) SCCM
2 25 (4.66%) WSUS
3 15 (2.80%) SCOM
4 13 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.05%) Nagios
6 9 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.68%) Puppet
6 9 (1.68%) SmoothWall
7 8 (1.49%) Ansible
7 8 (1.49%) yum
8 7 (1.31%) EdgeSight
8 7 (1.31%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
9 6 (1.12%) SCOrch
9 6 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.12%) TADDM
10 5 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.93%) Nessus
10 5 (0.93%) Nmap
Vendors
1 162 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.43%) VMware
3 51 (9.51%) Cisco
4 44 (8.21%) HP
5 43 (8.02%) Citrix
5 43 (8.02%) Red Hat
6 34 (6.34%) Oracle
7 31 (5.78%) F5
8 27 (5.04%) Palo Alto
9 22 (4.10%) Symantec
10 20 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 20 (3.73%) Intel Security
10 20 (3.73%) Juniper
11 13 (2.43%) Splunk
12 11 (2.05%) CA
13 10 (1.87%) 3PAR
13 10 (1.87%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.31%) Clearswift
14 7 (1.31%) Dell
14 7 (1.31%) Wyse
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