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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 456 431 460
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing PKI 191 235 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.26% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 129 81
Median daily rate £475 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - £45.00

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
18052 18693 18504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.51% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11662 11711 11067
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 767 782
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.02 £45.90 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -22 182 £475 +15.15% 23
London -36 68 £500 +17.30% 5
South East -15 52 £425 - 7
North West +13 23 £375 -0.26% 4
Manchester +4 22 £375 +7.14% 3
South West +15 14 £418 -4.45% 2
Hampshire +10 14 £337 -20.70% 3
Scotland +8 12 £483 +5.11% 3
City of London +24 11 £485 +17.57%
Edinburgh +9 9 £455 -3.80% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £275 -
Crawley +9 8 £425 -15.00%
West Sussex -2 8 £425 +18.05%
Surrey -11 8 £538 +26.47%
East of England +20 7 £500 +23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £425 +88.88%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £500 +25.00%
Bristol - 7 £506 -
Milton Keynes +10 6 £425 +88.88%
Oxfordshire +2 6 £400 -
Oxford - 6 £400 -
Hook - 5 £310 -
Leeds - 5 £275 -
Basingstoke +9 4 £475 -14.79%
Gloucestershire +7 4 £300 -25.00% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £550 +57.14% 4
Pudsey - 4 - -
Leatherhead +3 3 £538 +19.44%
Staines 0 3 - -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (38.45%) Active Directory
2 205 (37.00%) Windows
3 190 (34.30%) Security Cleared
4 168 (30.32%) Microsoft
5 154 (27.80%) SC Cleared
6 147 (26.53%) Firewall
7 128 (23.10%) Linux
8 114 (20.58%) DNS
9 111 (20.04%) SSL
10 102 (18.41%) LDAP
11 97 (17.51%) Windows Server
12 95 (17.15%) CISSP
13 84 (15.16%) Cryptography
14 83 (14.98%) Network Security
15 81 (14.62%) Information Security
16 79 (14.26%) Java
17 78 (14.08%) ITIL
18 74 (13.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 72 (13.00%) VMware
20 68 (12.27%) Finance
21 64 (11.55%) MS Excel
21 64 (11.55%) Unix
22 63 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
23 61 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
24 59 (10.65%) SIEM
24 59 (10.65%) DHCP
25 58 (10.47%) IPsec
25 58 (10.47%) Data Centre
26 57 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
26 57 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification

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 37 (6.68%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.14%) MS Exchange
3 32 (5.78%) IIS
4 24 (4.33%) Apache
4 24 (4.33%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.89%) JBoss
6 12 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.08%) Confluence
9 6 (1.08%) nginx
10 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 64 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.99%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) HipChat
5 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.58%) Office 365
4 18 (3.25%) IaaS
5 13 (2.35%) SaaS
6 10 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.62%) PaaS
8 6 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.90%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 147 (26.53%) Firewall
2 114 (20.58%) DNS
3 111 (20.04%) SSL
4 102 (18.41%) LDAP
5 83 (14.98%) Network Security
6 59 (10.65%) DHCP
7 58 (10.47%) IPsec
8 51 (9.21%) VPN
9 47 (8.48%) Kerberos
10 39 (7.04%) Wireless
11 34 (6.14%) WAN
12 33 (5.96%) TCP/IP
13 31 (5.60%) Internet
13 31 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 29 (5.23%) LAN
15 27 (4.87%) HTTP
16 24 (4.33%) X.500
17 22 (3.97%) SSH
18 20 (3.61%) Skype
19 17 (3.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.05%) MySQL
3 16 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.81%) Big Data
7 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.08%) DB2
8 6 (1.08%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.72%) OLTP
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (3.25%) Eclipse
2 16 (2.89%) Maven
3 12 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.81%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.08%) JIRA
7 5 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.54%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.54%) JUnit
9 3 (0.54%) Subversion
10 2 (0.36%) Hudson
10 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
General
1 68 (12.27%) Finance
2 14 (2.53%) Legal
3 13 (2.35%) Banking
3 13 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
4 5 (0.90%) Retail
5 4 (0.72%) French Language
5 4 (0.72%) German Language
5 4 (0.72%) Italian Language
5 4 (0.72%) Law
5 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.72%) Marketing
6 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.18%) Billing
7 1 (0.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.18%) Local Government
7 1 (0.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (22.92%) Architect
2 118 (21.30%) Consultant
3 82 (14.80%) Security Architect
4 65 (11.73%) Security Consultant
5 37 (6.68%) Security Manager
6 33 (5.96%) Analyst
6 33 (5.96%) Security Engineer
7 29 (5.23%) Network Architect
7 29 (5.23%) Network Security Architect
8 27 (4.87%) Active Directory Engineer
9 26 (4.69%) Project Manager
10 23 (4.15%) Support Engineer
11 18 (3.25%) Security Project Manager
12 17 (3.07%) Developer
12 17 (3.07%) Network Engineer
12 17 (3.07%) Security Specialist
13 16 (2.89%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (2.89%) Security Analyst
14 13 (2.35%) IT Consultant
14 13 (2.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.69%) XML
2 25 (4.51%) SAML
3 23 (4.15%) Middleware
4 13 (2.35%) Java EE
4 13 (2.35%) JCE
5 12 (2.17%) Web Services
6 11 (1.99%) LAMP
7 9 (1.62%) 802.1X
7 9 (1.62%) SOAP
8 7 (1.26%) .NET
8 7 (1.26%) CSS
8 7 (1.26%) OAuth
8 7 (1.26%) REST
9 6 (1.08%) RESTful
10 5 (0.90%) OAuth2
11 4 (0.72%) Ajax
11 4 (0.72%) HTML
11 4 (0.72%) SPNEGO
12 3 (0.54%) DCOM
12 3 (0.54%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.16%) Cryptography
2 58 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.96%) Management Information System
5 30 (5.42%) Replication
6 27 (4.87%) Algorithms
7 25 (4.51%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.97%) YubiKey
9 15 (2.71%) Smart Meter
10 12 (2.17%) Clustering
11 11 (1.99%) Smartcard
12 10 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.62%) CESG
14 7 (1.26%) BYOD
14 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.26%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.26%) Smart Energy
14 7 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 205 (37.00%) Windows
2 128 (23.10%) Linux
3 97 (17.51%) Windows Server
4 64 (11.55%) Unix
5 63 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (5.42%) Windows 10
10 21 (3.79%) Solaris
11 14 (2.53%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.99%) Android
12 11 (1.99%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.62%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.44%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.72%) CentOS
15 4 (0.72%) Debian
15 4 (0.72%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.62%) Information Security
2 78 (14.08%) ITIL
3 59 (10.65%) SIEM
4 53 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (9.03%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (7.40%) Change Management
7 39 (7.04%) Identity Management
8 38 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
8 38 (6.86%) Load Balancing
8 38 (6.86%) Migration
9 37 (6.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 37 (6.68%) PRINCE2
10 36 (6.50%) Network Design
11 34 (6.14%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (5.78%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (5.23%) Security Architecture
13 29 (5.23%) Service Delivery
14 27 (4.87%) Security Operations
14 27 (4.87%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.26%) Java
2 49 (8.84%) PowerShell
3 36 (6.50%) SQL
4 17 (3.07%) Perl
4 17 (3.07%) Python
5 16 (2.89%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.35%) PHP
7 9 (1.62%) C++
8 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.44%) Ruby
9 4 (0.72%) C
10 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.54%) VBA
10 3 (0.54%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) C#
11 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 190 (34.30%) Security Cleared
2 154 (27.80%) SC Cleared
3 95 (17.15%) CISSP
4 57 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (7.94%) CISM
6 37 (6.68%) Degree
7 29 (5.23%) MCSE
8 26 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (4.51%) CISMP
9 25 (4.51%) CLAS
10 24 (4.33%) DV Cleared
11 23 (4.15%) JNCIA
11 23 (4.15%) JNCIS
12 21 (3.79%) CESG Certified Professional
13 18 (3.25%) CCNP
14 17 (3.07%) MCP
15 15 (2.71%) MCTS
16 14 (2.53%) CISA
16 14 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (2.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.25%) COBIT
4 16 (2.89%) QA
5 14 (2.53%) RMADS
6 10 (1.81%) SLA
7 9 (1.62%) FIPS 140-2
8 8 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.72%) COSO
9 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.72%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.54%) HL7
10 3 (0.54%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.36%) SEPA
11 2 (0.36%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 213 (38.45%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.17%) vSphere
7 8 (1.44%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.90%) Squid
9 5 (0.90%) UAG
9 5 (0.90%) XenApp
9 5 (0.90%) XenServer
10 4 (0.72%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.72%) vCloud
10 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (9.39%) SCCM
2 28 (5.05%) SCOM
3 18 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (2.89%) SmoothWall
5 13 (2.35%) Puppet
6 12 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.99%) WSUS
8 9 (1.62%) Nagios
9 8 (1.44%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.26%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.08%) OpenView
11 6 (1.08%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.90%) Nessus
12 5 (0.90%) OSSEC
12 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 168 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.00%) VMware
3 49 (8.84%) F5
4 44 (7.94%) Cisco
5 39 (7.04%) Juniper
6 36 (6.50%) Palo Alto
7 35 (6.32%) Citrix
8 33 (5.96%) HP
9 31 (5.60%) Intel Security
10 30 (5.42%) Red Hat
11 29 (5.23%) Oracle
12 28 (5.05%) Symantec
13 25 (4.51%) Aerohive Networks
14 23 (4.15%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.61%) Splunk
16 15 (2.71%) CA
16 15 (2.71%) Qualys
17 14 (2.53%) Clearswift
18 10 (1.81%) Dell
19 9 (1.62%) Blue Coat
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent working environment
Posted: 6 days ago