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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 458 422 493
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +71
Contract jobs citing PKI 167 155 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.95% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 53
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£389 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+42.60% -

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
17795 16274 17176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 31.30% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10961 10094 9993
Average daily rate £410 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 633 875
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.69 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -29.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -8 157 £400 -6.43% 26
South East -15 55 £405 -5.81% 10
London +15 52 £425 -5.55% 5
East of England -3 23 £375 - 2
Berkshire -12 22 £400 -5.88% 7
Hampshire -5 21 £420 -2.32% 1
City of London +22 20 £425 +13.33% 4
Reading +6 15 £363 -14.70% 3
East Midlands +8 12 £325 -
Hertfordshire -18 11 £400 - 2
Leicestershire +6 8 - -
Surrey -2 7 £428 -
Leicester +10 6 - -
Basingstoke +7 6 - -
North West -14 6 - - 2
Scotland -16 6 £348 -13.00%
Suffolk - 6 £375 -
Ipswich - 6 £375 -
South West -27 4 £400 -14.12% 2
Essex - 4 £369 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £323 - 1
Southampton -6 3 £420 - 1
Staines - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £400 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Slough - 3 £498 -
Derbyshire - 3 £325 -
Derby - 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes +2 2 £330 - 1
Cheshire -6 2 - -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 148 (50.00%) Windows
2 116 (39.19%) Microsoft
3 114 (38.51%) Active Directory
4 91 (30.74%) Security Cleared
5 76 (25.68%) Firewall
6 74 (25.00%) DNS
7 64 (21.62%) Linux
7 64 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
9 60 (20.27%) VMware
10 53 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (16.89%) Citrix
12 46 (15.54%) PowerShell
12 46 (15.54%) SCCM
13 45 (15.20%) VPN
13 45 (15.20%) Internet
14 43 (14.53%) Cisco
14 43 (14.53%) UNIX
14 43 (14.53%) LDAP
15 42 (14.19%) ITIL
16 40 (13.51%) SQL
16 40 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (13.18%) Oracle
18 38 (12.84%) SSL
19 35 (11.82%) Finance
19 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (11.82%) SQL Server
19 35 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (11.49%) IIS
20 34 (11.49%) MS Excel

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (11.49%) IIS
2 31 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.45%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.09%) Apache
5 20 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (4.05%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.04%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.01%) Documentum
12 3 (1.01%) Lync
13 2 (0.68%) nginx
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.34%) CMS
14 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.73%) MS Office
3 11 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.39%) IaaS
3 12 (4.05%) Office 365
4 2 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (25.68%) Firewall
2 74 (25.00%) DNS
3 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
4 45 (15.20%) VPN
4 45 (15.20%) Internet
5 43 (14.53%) LDAP
6 38 (12.84%) SSL
7 33 (11.15%) DHCP
8 31 (10.47%) Kerberos
9 22 (7.43%) WAN
10 21 (7.09%) IPsec
11 20 (6.76%) LAN
12 17 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (5.41%) Network Security
14 15 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (4.73%) VLAN
15 14 (4.73%) HTTP
15 14 (4.73%) X.500
16 12 (4.05%) NetScaler
16 12 (4.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.70%) DB2
5 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.69%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) Big Data
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) MS Access
9 2 (0.68%) IDOL
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.69%) ClearQuest
2 5 (1.69%) MSI
2 5 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.69%) Ant
2 5 (1.69%) JUnit
2 5 (1.69%) Maven
2 5 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.01%) Subversion
3 3 (1.01%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.01%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.68%) GCC
4 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 35 (11.82%) Finance
2 19 (6.42%) Banking
3 7 (2.36%) Publishing
3 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.35%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.01%) Local Government
6 3 (1.01%) International Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (13.51%) Consultant
2 36 (12.16%) Architect
3 24 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (8.11%) Analyst
4 23 (7.77%) Security Engineer
5 18 (6.08%) Security Consultant
6 13 (4.39%) Network Engineer
7 12 (4.05%) Security Analyst
8 11 (3.72%) Security Architect
8 11 (3.72%) Senior Security Engineer
9 10 (3.38%) SCCM Engineer
9 10 (3.38%) Designer
9 10 (3.38%) Security Specialist
9 10 (3.38%) Developer
9 10 (3.38%) Administrator
10 9 (3.04%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (3.04%) Active Directory Specialist
11 8 (2.70%) IT Consultant
11 8 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.42%) .NET
2 17 (5.74%) Web Services
3 13 (4.39%) Middleware
4 10 (3.38%) DCOM
5 9 (3.04%) XML
6 8 (2.70%) HTML
6 8 (2.70%) SOAP
7 6 (2.03%) REST
7 6 (2.03%) Spring
7 6 (2.03%) ADSI
8 5 (1.69%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.69%) HTML5
9 4 (1.35%) WCF
9 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.01%) SAML
10 3 (1.01%) CSS
10 3 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.01%) OAuth
10 3 (1.01%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.74%) Cryptography
4 11 (3.72%) Replication
4 11 (3.72%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.70%) Clustering
5 8 (2.70%) Smartcard
6 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.69%) EMV
8 5 (1.69%) Open Source
9 4 (1.35%) iPad
9 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.01%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.68%) RMADS
11 2 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 148 (50.00%) Windows
2 64 (21.62%) Linux
3 53 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (14.53%) UNIX
5 40 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.39%) Android
8 12 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.04%) Solaris
10 7 (2.36%) CentOS
11 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.35%) AIX
12 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) SUSE
14 1 (0.34%) VMS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.19%) ITIL
2 29 (9.80%) Information Security
3 26 (8.78%) Migration
4 25 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (7.43%) Identity Management
6 21 (7.09%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.73%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.39%) Project Management
8 13 (4.39%) Risk Management
8 13 (4.39%) Security Management
9 12 (4.05%) Test Scripting
9 12 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (4.05%) Change Management
10 11 (3.72%) SIEM
10 11 (3.72%) Cyber Security
11 10 (3.38%) Project Planning
12 9 (3.04%) Validation
12 9 (3.04%) ISMS
12 9 (3.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.54%) PowerShell
2 40 (13.51%) SQL
3 33 (11.15%) Java
4 23 (7.77%) VBScript
5 15 (5.07%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.72%) C
7 10 (3.38%) Perl
7 10 (3.38%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.04%) C++
9 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.03%) C#
12 4 (1.35%) Python
12 4 (1.35%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.01%) AWK
14 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.34%) XQuery
15 1 (0.34%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (30.74%) Security Cleared
2 64 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.45%) MCSE
5 22 (7.43%) DV Cleared
6 20 (6.76%) MCP
7 19 (6.42%) CISSP
8 14 (4.73%) Degree
9 12 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.04%) MCSA
11 7 (2.36%) CCNA
11 7 (2.36%) CCSE
12 6 (2.03%) MCTS
12 6 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.69%) CCEA
13 5 (1.69%) CCEE
14 4 (1.35%) CCNP
14 4 (1.35%) CISA
14 4 (1.35%) CISM
15 3 (1.01%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.69%) QA
5 3 (1.01%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) GPG13
System Software
1 114 (38.51%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.07%) UAG
4 13 (4.39%) XenApp
4 13 (4.39%) vSphere
5 12 (4.05%) ProxySG
6 10 (3.38%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.03%) XenServer
9 5 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.01%) Xen
10 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.68%) vCloud
11 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.68%) Squid
11 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (15.54%) SCCM
2 26 (8.78%) SCOM
3 19 (6.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (3.38%) WMI
4 10 (3.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.70%) WSUS
6 6 (2.03%) Puppet
6 6 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.35%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.35%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.35%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.01%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (1.01%) MIIS
9 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.01%) SCSM
Vendors
1 116 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 60 (20.27%) VMware
3 50 (16.89%) Citrix
4 43 (14.53%) Cisco
5 39 (13.18%) Oracle
6 25 (8.45%) CheckPoint
7 24 (8.11%) Juniper
8 20 (6.76%) Red Hat
9 19 (6.42%) Blue Coat
10 18 (6.08%) Sourcefire
10 18 (6.08%) F5
11 16 (5.41%) IBM
12 13 (4.39%) HP
12 13 (4.39%) CA
13 7 (2.36%) Symantec
14 6 (2.03%) SAP
14 6 (2.03%) McAfee
15 5 (1.69%) Sophos
15 5 (1.69%) EMC
15 5 (1.69%) ArcSight
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