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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
UK
Rank 420 436 433
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing PKI 179 182 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.10% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 95
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £302 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.09%

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
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +27 165 £460 -3.15% 33
London +59 80 £475 -5.00% 13
South East -32 38 £438 -1.68% 9
Hampshire 0 27 £438 -2.77% 4
South West +20 14 £518 -0.95%
Winchester +11 11 £438 +2.94%
North West +21 10 £502 +105.00% 6
Scotland +16 9 £350 +10.93% 4
Wiltshire +5 8 £433 -17.22%
Croydon - 8 £539 -
East of England +7 7 £400 -33.33%
Bristol +10 6 £588 +24.33%
Lancashire +9 6 £505 +120.78% 1
City of London -5 6 £400 - 4
Preston - 6 £505 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £330 - 1
Derby - 5 £330 -
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -
Edinburgh +18 4 £400 -12.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 4 - -
Cambridge +2 4 - -
West Sussex 0 4 £374 +15.00%
Birmingham - 4 £468 -
Swindon - 4 £518 -
Erskine +18 3 £310 -
Renfrewshire +15 3 £310 -
Basingstoke -3 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £400 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 194 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 182 (47.27%) Microsoft
3 162 (42.08%) Windows
4 143 (37.14%) DNS
4 143 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 109 (28.31%) SC Cleared
6 95 (24.68%) LDAP
7 88 (22.86%) VMware
8 85 (22.08%) Linux
9 80 (20.78%) Firewall
10 73 (18.96%) VPN
11 72 (18.70%) DHCP
11 72 (18.70%) Windows Server
12 70 (18.18%) Kerberos
13 68 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 65 (16.88%) SCCM
15 64 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
16 63 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 62 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (15.06%) Replication
19 57 (14.81%) Office 365
20 55 (14.29%) SQL
21 53 (13.77%) Oracle
22 52 (13.51%) PowerShell
23 51 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
24 49 (12.73%) SCOM
24 49 (12.73%) Information Security
25 47 (12.21%) SQL Server
25 47 (12.21%) Unix
26 45 (11.69%) Java

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 38 (9.87%) Apache
2 36 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 32 (8.31%) MS Exchange
4 27 (7.01%) IIS
5 23 (5.97%) Confluence
6 20 (5.19%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.12%) nginx
7 12 (3.12%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.04%) JBoss
11 4 (1.04%) Mule
11 4 (1.04%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 25 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) HipChat
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (14.81%) Office 365
4 19 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (4.16%) IaaS
6 14 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.34%) Amazon S3
10 8 (2.08%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.56%) PaaS
11 6 (1.56%) SaaS
11 6 (1.56%) Yammer
12 1 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.26%) G Suite
12 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.26%) Route 53
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (37.14%) DNS
2 95 (24.68%) LDAP
3 80 (20.78%) Firewall
4 73 (18.96%) VPN
5 72 (18.70%) DHCP
6 70 (18.18%) Kerberos
7 41 (10.65%) SSL
8 36 (9.35%) X.500
9 29 (7.53%) Internet
10 27 (7.01%) Network Security
11 23 (5.97%) WAN
12 21 (5.45%) SNMP
13 19 (4.94%) LAN
14 18 (4.68%) TCP/IP
15 17 (4.42%) BGP
16 16 (4.16%) Skype
17 14 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 14 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 14 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (3.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 17 (4.42%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.12%) MySQL
8 10 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.56%) Big Data
11 6 (1.56%) OLTP
12 4 (1.04%) Endeca
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.52%) DB2
14 2 (0.52%) Redis
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 38 (9.87%) JIRA
3 16 (4.16%) Bitbucket
4 15 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.78%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.78%) JMeter
9 3 (0.78%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.78%) Selenium
10 1 (0.26%) GitLab
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 42 (10.91%) Finance
2 10 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.82%) Legal
4 3 (0.78%) Banking
4 3 (0.78%) Electronics
4 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.78%) Marketing
4 3 (0.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.52%) Automotive
5 2 (0.52%) German Language
5 2 (0.52%) Law
5 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (27.01%) Architect
2 56 (14.55%) Consultant
3 41 (10.65%) Active Directory Engineer
4 30 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 26 (6.75%) Cloud Architect
6 23 (5.97%) Security Architect
6 23 (5.97%) Technical Architect
7 22 (5.71%) Analyst
8 19 (4.94%) Security Consultant
9 18 (4.68%) Security Engineer
9 18 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.16%) Security Specialist
11 14 (3.64%) AWS Architect
11 14 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (3.38%) Office 365 Architect
13 12 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
13 12 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.31%) ELK Stack
2 22 (5.71%) SAML
2 22 (5.71%) Web Services
3 18 (4.68%) .NET
3 18 (4.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 12 (3.12%) SOAP
5 10 (2.60%) Middleware
6 8 (2.08%) REST
7 6 (1.56%) MCollective
7 6 (1.56%) OpenID
7 6 (1.56%) POSIX
8 5 (1.30%) ADSI
8 5 (1.30%) Ajax
8 5 (1.30%) CSS
8 5 (1.30%) OAuth
9 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.04%) Lucene
9 4 (1.04%) RESTful
10 3 (0.78%) ebXML
10 3 (0.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.06%) Replication
2 37 (9.61%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.19%) Clustering
5 18 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.64%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.60%) BYOD
7 10 (2.60%) Smartcard
8 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.82%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.56%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.30%) CESG
11 5 (1.30%) iPad
11 5 (1.30%) Smart Energy
12 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 162 (42.08%) Windows
2 85 (22.08%) Linux
3 72 (18.70%) Windows Server
4 68 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (12.21%) Unix
6 43 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (8.57%) Windows 10
8 22 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.38%) Mac OS X
9 13 (3.38%) Solaris
10 11 (2.86%) CentOS
11 9 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.08%) AIX
13 6 (1.56%) Android
14 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.30%) VMS
14 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (12.73%) Information Security
2 43 (11.17%) ITIL
3 36 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.35%) Migration
4 32 (8.31%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (7.79%) Email Filtering
6 28 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (7.27%) Open Source
7 27 (7.01%) SIEM
8 26 (6.75%) DevOps
9 24 (6.23%) Patch Management
10 23 (5.97%) Identity Management
11 22 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (5.19%) Identity Access Management
13 19 (4.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 16 (4.16%) Mobile Device Management
14 16 (4.16%) Security Architecture
15 15 (3.90%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.29%) SQL
2 52 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 45 (11.69%) Java
4 33 (8.57%) C
5 29 (7.53%) Python
6 16 (4.16%) C#
6 16 (4.16%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.38%) Perl
8 13 (3.38%) Ruby
9 12 (3.12%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.30%) C++
10 5 (1.30%) PHP
10 5 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 143 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 109 (28.31%) SC Cleared
3 62 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (10.39%) CISSP
5 33 (8.57%) MCP
6 31 (8.05%) MCTS
7 28 (7.27%) Degree
8 21 (5.45%) DV Cleared
9 20 (5.19%) CISM
10 17 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.38%) CCNP
11 13 (3.38%) MCSE
12 10 (2.60%) AWS Certification
13 8 (2.08%) MCITP
14 7 (1.82%) RHCE
15 6 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (1.56%) CISA
16 5 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
16 5 (1.30%) CLAS
17 4 (1.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.42%) QA
4 7 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.30%) COBIT
5 5 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.78%) HL7
6 3 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.78%) RMADS
7 2 (0.52%) COSO
7 2 (0.52%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.52%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.52%) SLA
8 1 (0.26%) GPG13
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 194 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 51 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (4.94%) Docker
6 8 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.56%) PowerHA
7 6 (1.56%) vSphere
7 6 (1.56%) XenApp
8 5 (1.30%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.78%) UAG
9 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.52%) NFS
10 2 (0.52%) Postfix
10 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.52%) vCloud
11 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (16.88%) SCCM
2 49 (12.73%) SCOM
3 42 (10.91%) Puppet
4 33 (8.57%) Ansible
5 24 (6.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (5.71%) Packer
7 19 (4.94%) Kubernetes
8 18 (4.68%) Nessus
9 17 (4.42%) Rsyslog
9 17 (4.42%) Terraform
9 17 (4.42%) ZABBIX
10 16 (4.16%) Consul
10 16 (4.16%) yum
11 14 (3.64%) Tivoli
12 11 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 10 (2.60%) Nagios
13 10 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 182 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (22.86%) VMware
3 53 (13.77%) Oracle
4 43 (11.17%) Cisco
5 32 (8.31%) Atlassian
6 27 (7.01%) Citrix
7 22 (5.71%) F5
8 21 (5.45%) IBM
8 21 (5.45%) Symantec
9 20 (5.19%) CheckPoint
9 20 (5.19%) Intel Security
10 19 (4.94%) HP
10 19 (4.94%) Red Hat
11 16 (4.16%) AppDynamics
11 16 (4.16%) CA
12 13 (3.38%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.60%) Juniper
14 9 (2.34%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.34%) Splunk
15 8 (2.08%) New Relic
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