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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 434 470 476
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing PKI 174 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.76% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 59
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£363 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £23.75 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.53 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +167.63%

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
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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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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 +47 159 £375 -18.47% 34
London +13 58 £425 -8.60% 13
South East -6 45 £363 -19.44% 12
Berkshire +8 25 £400 -13.04% 3
East of England -1 21 £375 - 4
City of London +28 18 £425 -5.81% 6
Reading +15 17 £363 -18.53% 1
North West +3 14 £450 +14.64% 2
Hampshire -6 11 £370 -20.00% 6
East Midlands +8 9 £325 -
Scotland -20 8 £328 -18.12%
Hertfordshire - 8 £350 - 2
Cheshire +3 6 £450 - 2
South West -26 6 - - 3
Suffolk - 6 £375 -
Ipswich - 6 £375 -
Leicestershire +7 5 - -
Manchester -2 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £220 -
Leicester +5 3 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £323 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Slough - 3 £498 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £325 -
Derby - 3 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +16 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes -3 2 £330 -
Southampton -8 2 £390 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 143 (50.53%) Windows
2 113 (39.93%) Active Directory
3 108 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 80 (28.27%) Security Cleared
5 75 (26.50%) DNS
6 70 (24.73%) Firewall
7 60 (21.20%) SC Cleared
8 59 (20.85%) Linux
9 55 (19.43%) UNIX
9 55 (19.43%) VMware
10 53 (18.73%) TCP/IP
11 52 (18.37%) Citrix
11 52 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (15.55%) Oracle
13 43 (15.19%) LDAP
14 42 (14.84%) SQL Server
15 41 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (14.13%) SQL
16 40 (14.13%) ITIL
17 38 (13.43%) DHCP
17 38 (13.43%) Internet
18 37 (13.07%) VPN
18 37 (13.07%) IIS
19 36 (12.72%) Cisco
19 36 (12.72%) SCCM
20 35 (12.37%) PowerShell
20 35 (12.37%) Java
21 34 (12.01%) Kerberos
22 33 (11.66%) SSL
23 32 (11.31%) Apache

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 37 (13.07%) IIS
2 32 (11.31%) Apache
2 32 (11.31%) MS Exchange
3 29 (10.25%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.77%) CMS
8 5 (1.77%) nginx
9 4 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.41%) Lync
9 4 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (1.41%) Mule
10 3 (1.06%) Documentum
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.59%) MS Office
3 10 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.65%) IaaS
2 14 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.24%) Office 365
5 4 (1.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.06%) SaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.50%) DNS
2 70 (24.73%) Firewall
3 53 (18.73%) TCP/IP
4 43 (15.19%) LDAP
5 38 (13.43%) DHCP
5 38 (13.43%) Internet
6 37 (13.07%) VPN
7 34 (12.01%) Kerberos
8 33 (11.66%) SSL
9 22 (7.77%) WAN
9 22 (7.77%) LAN
10 20 (7.07%) HTTP
11 19 (6.71%) IPsec
12 18 (6.36%) Network Security
13 17 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (5.65%) VLAN
15 12 (4.24%) Wireshark
15 12 (4.24%) Reverse Proxy
15 12 (4.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.12%) DB2
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.06%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.71%) MS Access
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Maven
2 11 (3.89%) Ant
3 8 (2.83%) Fiddler
3 8 (2.83%) Subversion
4 6 (2.12%) JIRA
5 5 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.77%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.77%) MSI
5 5 (1.77%) JUnit
5 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.06%) Metasploit
7 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.71%) Toad
8 2 (0.71%) GCC
General
1 32 (11.31%) Finance
2 19 (6.71%) Banking
3 7 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.77%) Local Government
5 4 (1.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) International Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.19%) Consultant
2 35 (12.37%) Architect
3 22 (7.77%) Analyst
4 21 (7.42%) Security Engineer
5 17 (6.01%) Security Consultant
5 17 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (4.95%) Administrator
7 13 (4.59%) Network Engineer
8 11 (3.89%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.53%) IT Consultant
9 10 (3.53%) Designer
9 10 (3.53%) SCCM Engineer
10 9 (3.18%) Security Architect
10 9 (3.18%) IT Security Consultant
11 8 (2.83%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (2.83%) Active Directory Specialist
12 7 (2.47%) Senior Security Engineer
12 7 (2.47%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (2.47%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.47%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.71%) Web Services
2 18 (6.36%) Middleware
3 15 (5.30%) .NET
4 11 (3.89%) SOAP
5 10 (3.53%) DCOM
5 10 (3.53%) HTML
6 8 (2.83%) HTML5
7 7 (2.47%) JAAS
8 6 (2.12%) Spring
8 6 (2.12%) XML
8 6 (2.12%) ADSI
9 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.41%) Lucene
10 4 (1.41%) WCF
10 4 (1.41%) RESTful
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.41%) REST
11 3 (1.06%) XACML
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.36%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.95%) Cryptography
3 9 (3.18%) Replication
3 9 (3.18%) Clustering
4 8 (2.83%) Smart Meter
5 7 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.47%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.77%) EMV
6 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.77%) Open Source
7 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.41%) iPad
8 3 (1.06%) CESG
8 3 (1.06%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.71%) Firmware
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) SecurID
9 2 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 143 (50.53%) Windows
2 59 (20.85%) Linux
3 55 (19.43%) UNIX
4 52 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.95%) Android
9 13 (4.59%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.24%) Solaris
11 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.41%) CentOS
12 3 (1.06%) AIX
13 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.13%) ITIL
2 26 (9.19%) Migration
2 26 (9.19%) Information Security
3 21 (7.42%) Configuration Management
4 19 (6.71%) Identity Management
5 18 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (4.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (4.24%) Risk Management
8 11 (3.89%) Security Management
8 11 (3.89%) DevOps
9 10 (3.53%) Test Scripting
9 10 (3.53%) SIEM
9 10 (3.53%) Change Management
9 10 (3.53%) SOA
9 10 (3.53%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.18%) ETL
10 9 (3.18%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.18%) Security Architecture
11 8 (2.83%) Cyber Security
12 7 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.13%) SQL
2 35 (12.37%) Java
2 35 (12.37%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.77%) VBScript
4 16 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.83%) C
6 8 (2.83%) C#
7 7 (2.47%) Perl
8 6 (2.12%) C++
9 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.41%) Python
11 3 (1.06%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) XQuery
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (28.27%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.20%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.13%) MCSE
5 19 (6.71%) MCP
6 16 (5.65%) CISSP
7 14 (4.95%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.24%) Degree
9 9 (3.18%) MCSA
10 5 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.77%) CCEA
10 5 (1.77%) CCEE
10 5 (1.77%) MCTS
11 4 (1.41%) CCSE
11 4 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.06%) RHCE
12 3 (1.06%) OCP
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.06%) CEH
12 3 (1.06%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.77%) QA
3 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.06%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 113 (39.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.01%) UAG
4 15 (5.30%) XenApp
5 14 (4.95%) vSphere
6 8 (2.83%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.77%) Squid
9 5 (1.77%) XenServer
9 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.06%) Xen
11 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.71%) RACF
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (12.72%) SCCM
2 27 (9.54%) SCOM
3 13 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (3.89%) OpenSSO
5 10 (3.53%) WMI
5 10 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (2.83%) WSUS
6 8 (2.83%) Puppet
6 8 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.77%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.41%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.41%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.06%) MIIS
Vendors
1 108 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.43%) VMware
3 52 (18.37%) Citrix
4 44 (15.55%) Oracle
5 36 (12.72%) Cisco
6 23 (8.13%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.36%) CheckPoint
8 15 (5.30%) Blue Coat
8 15 (5.30%) CA
9 14 (4.95%) Juniper
9 14 (4.95%) HP
10 13 (4.59%) IBM
10 13 (4.59%) Sourcefire
11 12 (4.24%) F5
12 9 (3.18%) ForgeRock
13 8 (2.83%) McAfee
14 7 (2.47%) Sun
15 6 (2.12%) Symantec
15 6 (2.12%) SAP
15 6 (2.12%) EMC
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