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 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 363 484 421
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -63
Contract jobs citing PKI 278 105 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 49 55
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£358 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £555 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.82% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.89% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
17406 16611 15160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.55% 31.50% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10672 10333 8898
Average daily rate £415 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 668 649
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 May 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 27 May 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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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 +125 268 £354 -11.56% 22
London +82 95 £350 -21.34% 7
South East +27 76 £490 +18.78% 4
North West +5 34 £325 - 3
Manchester +22 29 £325 - 3
East of England +12 27 £370 +25.54% 3
Surrey +22 22 £500 +26.58%
Berkshire +12 22 £430 -13.13% 1
Hertfordshire +13 19 £350 -
City of London +7 17 £400 +14.28% 4
South West +23 15 £225 - 5
Hampshire +11 15 £525 +22.80%
Reading +4 14 £425 -12.82% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £400 -19.19% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 11 £352 -
Basingstoke +9 9 - -
Scotland -4 9 £375 -6.25%
Milton Keynes +10 7 £400 -19.19% 2
Plymouth - 7 £225 -
Devon - 7 £225 -
Somerset - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 £338 -
Staines +9 5 £513 -
Erskine +5 5 £348 -15.12%
Renfrewshire +5 5 £348 -15.12%
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 -
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Leatherhead - 5 £500 -
Watford - 5 £300 -
Suffolk +7 4 £563 +90.67%

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 147 (31.82%) Firewall
2 142 (30.74%) Windows
3 128 (27.71%) Microsoft
4 127 (27.49%) Active Directory
4 127 (27.49%) Security Cleared
5 110 (23.81%) Cisco
6 104 (22.51%) ITIL
7 100 (21.65%) VMware
8 92 (19.91%) SC Cleared
9 84 (18.18%) SSL
10 83 (17.97%) VPN
10 83 (17.97%) Finance
11 80 (17.32%) TCP/IP
12 75 (16.23%) Linux
13 73 (15.80%) DNS
13 73 (15.80%) Citrix
14 66 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
15 64 (13.85%) WAN
16 62 (13.42%) CISSP
17 60 (12.99%) UNIX
17 60 (12.99%) Network Security
18 59 (12.77%) Data Centre
19 58 (12.55%) Hyper-V
20 57 (12.34%) LDAP
21 56 (12.12%) SQL
21 56 (12.12%) Information Security
22 55 (11.90%) Internet
23 53 (11.47%) LAN
24 52 (11.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 48 (10.39%) SIEM

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.01%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.01%) IIS
3 28 (6.06%) Apache
4 27 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.33%) Lync
7 19 (4.11%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.68%) JBoss
9 16 (3.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (2.16%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.87%) Confluence
17 3 (0.65%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.81%) MS Office
4 4 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.60%) Office 365
4 7 (1.52%) IaaS
5 6 (1.30%) PaaS
5 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.87%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.65%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 147 (31.82%) Firewall
2 84 (18.18%) SSL
3 83 (17.97%) VPN
4 80 (17.32%) TCP/IP
5 73 (15.80%) DNS
6 66 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (13.85%) WAN
8 60 (12.99%) Network Security
9 57 (12.34%) LDAP
10 55 (11.90%) Internet
11 53 (11.47%) LAN
12 38 (8.23%) MPLS
13 35 (7.58%) IPsec
14 33 (7.14%) BGP
15 30 (6.49%) VLAN
16 29 (6.28%) Wireless
16 29 (6.28%) DHCP
16 29 (6.28%) Ethernet
17 28 (6.06%) EIGRP
18 27 (5.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.73%) MySQL
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.52%) Big Data
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.87%) DB2
5 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.43%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Introscope
2 8 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.87%) JIRA
6 3 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.43%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) JUnit
7 2 (0.43%) JMeter
7 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 2 (0.43%) Maven
7 2 (0.43%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.43%) QUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) WinRunner
General
1 83 (17.97%) Finance
2 23 (4.98%) Multimedia
3 22 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.55%) Banking
5 12 (2.60%) Publishing
6 9 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.52%) Electronics
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.65%) Military
10 3 (0.65%) Retail
10 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.65%) Legal
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (17.53%) Architect
2 56 (12.12%) Analyst
3 52 (11.26%) Consultant
4 47 (10.17%) Security Engineer
5 36 (7.79%) Security Architect
6 31 (6.71%) Security Analyst
7 29 (6.28%) Network Engineer
8 24 (5.19%) Security Consultant
9 23 (4.98%) Developer
10 22 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
12 18 (3.90%) Server Engineer
13 14 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (2.81%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (2.81%) Active Directory Consultant
15 11 (2.38%) Support Engineer
15 11 (2.38%) Technical Architect
16 9 (1.95%) Administrator
16 9 (1.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.28%) Middleware
2 26 (5.63%) Web Services
3 14 (3.03%) XML
3 14 (3.03%) HTML
4 12 (2.60%) .NET
5 11 (2.38%) Java EE
5 11 (2.38%) JSON
6 10 (2.16%) J2EE
7 9 (1.95%) SAML
7 9 (1.95%) HTML5
7 9 (1.95%) OAuth
8 8 (1.73%) Ajax
9 7 (1.52%) SAP PI
10 6 (1.30%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.08%) Application Packaging
11 5 (1.08%) WCF
11 5 (1.08%) JSP
11 5 (1.08%) REST
12 4 (0.87%) JPA
12 4 (0.87%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.44%) Management Information System
2 39 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 25 (5.41%) Clustering
5 11 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.95%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.52%) CESG
10 6 (1.30%) Replication
10 6 (1.30%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.08%) Statistics
11 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 142 (30.74%) Windows
2 75 (16.23%) Linux
3 60 (12.99%) UNIX
4 42 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (6.71%) Solaris
7 28 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.73%) CentOS
10 8 (1.73%) Android
11 6 (1.30%) AIX
12 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.43%) zOS
13 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.51%) ITIL
2 56 (12.12%) Information Security
3 48 (10.39%) SIEM
4 44 (9.52%) Migration
5 41 (8.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 40 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
7 37 (8.01%) Penetration Testing
8 34 (7.36%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.93%) Identity Management
10 28 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 25 (5.41%) Project Management
12 24 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.98%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.55%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.55%) Network Management
14 21 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (4.33%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (4.33%) Change Management
16 19 (4.11%) Security Architecture
17 18 (3.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.12%) SQL
2 44 (9.52%) Java
3 36 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 25 (5.41%) C#
5 21 (4.55%) C++
6 20 (4.33%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.03%) C
8 12 (2.60%) Perl
9 11 (2.38%) VBScript
10 10 (2.16%) Python
11 9 (1.95%) PHP
11 9 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.30%) ABAP
13 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.08%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.87%) Delphi
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.43%) VB
16 2 (0.43%) XQuery
16 2 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 127 (27.49%) Security Cleared
2 92 (19.91%) SC Cleared
3 62 (13.42%) CISSP
4 39 (8.44%) DV Cleared
5 36 (7.79%) CISM
6 31 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (5.84%) Degree
8 26 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (5.19%) CCNA
10 23 (4.98%) CISMP
11 22 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (4.11%) CCNP
13 15 (3.25%) MCSE
13 15 (3.25%) CCENT
14 11 (2.38%) MCITP
15 9 (1.95%) CCIP
15 9 (1.95%) MCP
15 9 (1.95%) CISA
16 8 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.73%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.84%) PCI DSS
3 22 (4.76%) QA
4 8 (1.73%) COBIT
5 7 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.08%) SLA
7 4 (0.87%) COSO
8 3 (0.65%) GxP
9 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 127 (27.49%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.55%) Hyper-V
3 38 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.41%) vSphere
5 22 (4.76%) XenApp
5 22 (4.76%) UAG
6 19 (4.11%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.16%) vCloud
8 6 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.87%) XenServer
10 4 (0.87%) Firmware
10 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.87%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.65%) Snort
11 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (8.44%) SCCM
2 36 (7.79%) SCOM
3 13 (2.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (2.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (1.95%) CA Wily
6 8 (1.73%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.52%) WSUS
7 7 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.87%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.65%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 128 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 110 (23.81%) Cisco
3 100 (21.65%) VMware
4 73 (15.80%) Citrix
5 45 (9.74%) CheckPoint
6 34 (7.36%) HP
7 31 (6.71%) Oracle
7 31 (6.71%) Red Hat
8 30 (6.49%) Clearswift
9 29 (6.28%) Dell
10 28 (6.06%) Juniper
10 28 (6.06%) F5
11 27 (5.84%) Kaspersky
11 27 (5.84%) CA
12 21 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 21 (4.55%) AppSense
13 20 (4.33%) McAfee
14 19 (4.11%) IBM
14 19 (4.11%) Infoblox
14 19 (4.11%) Aruba
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