The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 447 471 431
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs citing PKI 158 94 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.70% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 77
Average daily rate
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£350 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £449 £395
% change year-on-year
-22.04% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +226.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13789 13500 14256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 26.41% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8361 8136 8173
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 564 614 780
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 +46 143 £363 -22.04% 28
South East -2 57 £350 -7.89% 8
London +6 37 £425 -9.09% 10
Berkshire +10 27 £381 -10.29% 1
Reading +20 21 £381 +0.32%
East of England -16 17 £388 - 6
North West +2 14 £450 +5.88%
Hampshire -4 13 £406 +1.81% 6
West Sussex - 11 £220 -
City of London +11 10 £375 -16.89% 2
Manchester -2 7 - -
Scotland -17 7 £330 -49.23%
South West -25 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 6 £325 - 1
Cheshire +6 5 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £400 - 3
Suffolk - 5 £313 -
Ipswich - 5 £313 -
Cambridge -7 4 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 - 2
Surrey -5 3 - -
Farnborough -5 3 £428 -9.61% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £463 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £413 -
Derby - 3 £325 - 1
Gatwick - 3 £220 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £413 -
Leeds - 2 £338 - 1

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 146 (51.59%) Windows
2 116 (40.99%) Active Directory
3 108 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 95 (33.57%) Security Cleared
5 76 (26.86%) Firewall
6 67 (23.67%) SC Cleared
7 66 (23.32%) DNS
8 65 (22.97%) VMware
9 59 (20.85%) Linux
10 58 (20.49%) UNIX
11 54 (19.08%) Citrix
12 53 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (17.67%) Oracle
14 48 (16.96%) Java
15 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
16 45 (15.90%) SQL
17 44 (15.55%) TCP/IP
18 41 (14.49%) LDAP
19 36 (12.72%) ITIL
19 36 (12.72%) DHCP
19 36 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (12.37%) IIS
20 35 (12.37%) MS Exchange
20 35 (12.37%) Internet
21 34 (12.01%) Cisco
21 34 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (12.01%) SCCM
22 33 (11.66%) VPN
22 33 (11.66%) SharePoint
23 32 (11.31%) Apache

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (12.37%) IIS
1 35 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.66%) SharePoint
3 32 (11.31%) Apache
4 26 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.65%) WebLogic
6 15 (5.30%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.83%) nginx
10 7 (2.47%) Lync
10 7 (2.47%) CMS
11 6 (2.12%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (2.12%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.12%) Mule
11 6 (2.12%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.89%) MS Office
3 10 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
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 76 (26.86%) Firewall
2 66 (23.32%) DNS
3 44 (15.55%) TCP/IP
4 41 (14.49%) LDAP
5 36 (12.72%) DHCP
6 35 (12.37%) Internet
7 33 (11.66%) VPN
8 29 (10.25%) Kerberos
9 20 (7.07%) LAN
9 20 (7.07%) IPsec
10 19 (6.71%) VLAN
10 19 (6.71%) HTTP
11 18 (6.36%) WAN
11 18 (6.36%) SSL
12 16 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (4.95%) SAN
14 13 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (4.24%) SMTP
16 11 (3.89%) X.509
17 10 (3.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.12%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.71%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) DTS
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.95%) Maven
2 12 (4.24%) Ant
3 8 (2.83%) Fiddler
3 8 (2.83%) Subversion
4 6 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.12%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.77%) MSI
6 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.06%) JIRA
7 2 (0.71%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.71%) Toad
7 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.35%) PhoneGap
General
1 27 (9.54%) Finance
2 21 (7.42%) Banking
3 14 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.06%) Local Government
4 3 (1.06%) International Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
5 2 (0.71%) Automotive
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) German Language
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (16.96%) Architect
1 48 (16.96%) Consultant
2 31 (10.95%) Analyst
3 20 (7.07%) Security Consultant
4 15 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (4.95%) Administrator
6 13 (4.59%) Security Analyst
6 13 (4.59%) Security Architect
6 13 (4.59%) Security Engineer
7 10 (3.53%) Designer
7 10 (3.53%) SCCM Engineer
7 10 (3.53%) Technical Architect
8 9 (3.18%) Developer
9 8 (2.83%) IT Consultant
9 8 (2.83%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (2.47%) Field Engineer
10 7 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (2.47%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.47%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.12%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.42%) Middleware
2 14 (4.95%) Web Services
3 13 (4.59%) .NET
4 12 (4.24%) RESTful
5 11 (3.89%) XML
5 11 (3.89%) SOAP
6 10 (3.53%) HTML
6 10 (3.53%) DCOM
7 8 (2.83%) HTML5
8 7 (2.47%) JAAS
9 6 (2.12%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.12%) Lucene
9 6 (2.12%) ADSI
10 5 (1.77%) J2EE
11 4 (1.41%) SAML
11 4 (1.41%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.41%) WCF
12 3 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.06%) OAuth
12 3 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.19%) Cryptography
2 11 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.89%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.53%) CESG
4 9 (3.18%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.83%) Clustering
6 6 (2.12%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.77%) EMV
7 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.77%) Replication
7 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.41%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.41%) Statistics
9 3 (1.06%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.06%) Open Source
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 146 (51.59%) Windows
2 59 (20.85%) Linux
3 58 (20.49%) UNIX
4 53 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (6.36%) Apple iOS
8 18 (6.36%) Android
9 14 (4.95%) Solaris
10 7 (2.47%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.06%) CentOS
11 3 (1.06%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.72%) ITIL
2 23 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (7.77%) Information Security
3 22 (7.77%) Migration
4 18 (6.36%) Configuration Management
4 18 (6.36%) Identity Management
5 17 (6.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (5.65%) Risk Management
7 13 (4.59%) UML
7 13 (4.59%) SOA
8 12 (4.24%) Security Architecture
9 11 (3.89%) DevOps
9 11 (3.89%) ETL
9 11 (3.89%) E-Commerce
9 11 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (3.53%) TOGAF
10 10 (3.53%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.53%) Project Management
10 10 (3.53%) Change Management
10 10 (3.53%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.96%) Java
2 45 (15.90%) SQL
3 32 (11.31%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.13%) VBScript
5 17 (6.01%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.53%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.83%) C#
9 7 (2.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (2.12%) VB
11 5 (1.77%) Perl
12 4 (1.41%) C++
12 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.41%) Python
12 4 (1.41%) C
12 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) XQuery
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (33.57%) Security Cleared
2 67 (23.67%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.77%) DV Cleared
5 19 (6.71%) MCSE
6 16 (5.65%) MCP
7 13 (4.59%) CISSP
8 11 (3.89%) Degree
9 10 (3.53%) MCSA
10 5 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.77%) CCEA
10 5 (1.77%) CCEE
11 4 (1.41%) MCTS
12 3 (1.06%) GCIA
12 3 (1.06%) GCFW
12 3 (1.06%) GCWN
12 3 (1.06%) OCP
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.06%) GIAC
12 3 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.01%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.18%) QA
3 8 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.06%) BS7799
6 2 (0.71%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 116 (40.99%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.42%) UAG
4 14 (4.95%) XenApp
5 12 (4.24%) vSphere
6 8 (2.83%) Squid
7 7 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.77%) XenServer
9 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.06%) Xen
11 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
12 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.71%) RACF
13 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (12.01%) SCCM
2 24 (8.48%) SCOM
3 13 (4.59%) OpenSSO
4 12 (4.24%) WMI
4 12 (4.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (2.83%) Puppet
7 8 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.83%) WSUS
8 7 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.12%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.12%) CA SiteMinder
10 5 (1.77%) Netcool
11 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.06%) XenMobile
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.06%) MIIS
Vendors
1 108 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 65 (22.97%) VMware
3 54 (19.08%) Citrix
4 50 (17.67%) Oracle
5 34 (12.01%) Cisco
6 23 (8.13%) HP
7 21 (7.42%) Red Hat
8 19 (6.71%) IBM
9 16 (5.65%) CA
10 13 (4.59%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.24%) Sun
12 10 (3.53%) Symantec
13 9 (3.18%) Splunk
13 9 (3.18%) ForgeRock
14 7 (2.47%) Sourcefire
15 6 (2.12%) Endeca
15 6 (2.12%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.12%) McAfee
15 6 (2.12%) ATG
15 6 (2.12%) BEA
London
Acumin
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago