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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 352 389 492
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +103
Contract jobs citing PKI 321 264 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.50% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 142 64
Median daily rate £483 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.04 £20.19 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.71% -55.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.04 £20.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+58.71% -55.14%

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
17973 17628 17417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.29% 31.97% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11641 10994 10677
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 656 707
Median hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +13 280 £500 +38.40% 28
South East +30 102 £475 +11.11% 3
London -29 74 £500 +39.37% 17
North West +21 54 £426 +31.15% 2
Scotland +18 39 £398 -13.39% 1
Surrey +10 39 £500 +13.63% 1
Manchester 0 36 £381 +17.30% 2
Hampshire +30 31 £475 +6.14%
Leatherhead +13 25 £500 +11.11%
South West +16 20 £418 +18.83% 2
Erskine -21 19 £309 -9.77%
Renfrewshire -22 19 £309 -9.77%
Basingstoke +1 14 £589 -
Edinburgh -2 14 £401 -13.89%
City of London +28 13 £488 +26.62% 10
Bristol - 13 £550 - 1
Lancashire - 13 £668 -
West Sussex -5 12 £365 +65.90% 1
North East -52 11 £483 +60.83%
Newcastle upon Tyne -56 11 £483 +67.82%
Tyne and Wear -58 11 £483 +60.83%
Blackpool - 10 £693 -
Berkshire -10 9 £475 +11.76% 1
Reading -5 6 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -19 6 £450 +125.00% 1
Cheshire +2 5 £385 -25.09%
East of England -7 5 £600 +62.00% 1
Gatwick - 5 £335 -
Crawley +4 4 £425 - 1
Winchester +3 4 £488 +14.70%

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 211 (38.93%) Security Cleared
2 204 (37.64%) Active Directory
3 188 (34.69%) Windows
4 170 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 152 (28.04%) Microsoft
6 148 (27.31%) Firewall
7 133 (24.54%) Linux
8 115 (21.22%) SSL
9 103 (19.00%) DNS
10 97 (17.90%) LDAP
11 93 (17.16%) Cryptography
12 89 (16.42%) Windows Server
13 87 (16.05%) Java
14 84 (15.50%) CISSP
15 72 (13.28%) Information Security
15 72 (13.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 70 (12.92%) VMware
17 68 (12.55%) Unix
17 68 (12.55%) ITIL
17 68 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 68 (12.55%) Network Security
18 66 (12.18%) Finance
19 62 (11.44%) MS Excel
20 61 (11.25%) Data Centre
21 60 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 58 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 53 (9.78%) Identity Management
25 52 (9.59%) Wireless
26 51 (9.41%) SIEM

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 34 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.35%) Apache
2 29 (5.35%) IIS
3 28 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.98%) JBoss
5 21 (3.87%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.11%) Confluence
9 6 (1.11%) nginx
9 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.55%) CICS
12 3 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.55%) lighttpd
12 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 62 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.58%) MS Office
3 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.80%) Office 365
4 13 (2.40%) IaaS
5 10 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.48%) PaaS
8 7 (1.29%) SaaS
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.37%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 148 (27.31%) Firewall
2 115 (21.22%) SSL
3 103 (19.00%) DNS
4 97 (17.90%) LDAP
5 68 (12.55%) Network Security
6 52 (9.59%) Wireless
7 49 (9.04%) DHCP
7 49 (9.04%) IPsec
8 44 (8.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 44 (8.12%) Kerberos
8 44 (8.12%) VPN
9 39 (7.20%) TCP/IP
10 36 (6.64%) Internet
11 34 (6.27%) LAN
12 33 (6.09%) WAN
13 31 (5.72%) X.500
14 28 (5.17%) HTTP
15 26 (4.80%) SAN
16 20 (3.69%) SSH
17 17 (3.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.87%) MySQL
3 18 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.11%) DB2
6 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.92%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.55%) Big Data
9 3 (0.55%) Infinispan
9 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.55%) Redis
9 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (4.43%) Eclipse
2 22 (4.06%) Maven
3 17 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.29%) JIRA
8 5 (0.92%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.74%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.74%) JUnit
9 4 (0.74%) Subversion
10 2 (0.37%) Hudson
10 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (12.18%) Finance
2 17 (3.14%) Banking
3 12 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.48%) Retail
5 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) French Language
7 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.74%) Marketing
8 3 (0.55%) German Language
8 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (20.66%) Architect
2 109 (20.11%) Consultant
3 77 (14.21%) Security Architect
4 64 (11.81%) Security Consultant
5 36 (6.64%) Security Engineer
6 34 (6.27%) Active Directory Engineer
7 33 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 33 (6.09%) Security Manager
8 32 (5.90%) Analyst
9 25 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 21 (3.87%) Developer
10 21 (3.87%) Network Engineer
11 18 (3.32%) Security Project Manager
12 17 (3.14%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.14%) Network Security Architect
13 16 (2.95%) Network Architect
14 15 (2.77%) IT Consultant
14 15 (2.77%) Security Specialist
15 14 (2.58%) IT Security Consultant
15 14 (2.58%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.27%) XML
2 25 (4.61%) SAML
3 19 (3.51%) JCE
4 17 (3.14%) Middleware
5 15 (2.77%) Java EE
5 15 (2.77%) Web Services
6 10 (1.85%) OAuth
7 9 (1.66%) .NET
7 9 (1.66%) LAMP
8 8 (1.48%) SOAP
9 5 (0.92%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.92%) OAuth2
9 5 (0.92%) RESTful
10 4 (0.74%) CSS
10 4 (0.74%) HTML
10 4 (0.74%) REST
10 4 (0.74%) SPNEGO
10 4 (0.74%) Spring
11 3 (0.55%) DCOM
11 3 (0.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.16%) Cryptography
2 61 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 38 (7.01%) Algorithms
4 36 (6.64%) Replication
5 31 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (5.54%) Management Information System
7 24 (4.43%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.95%) Clustering
9 15 (2.77%) YubiKey
10 13 (2.40%) Smart Meter
11 11 (2.03%) CESG
12 10 (1.85%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.66%) Smartcard
14 7 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (1.11%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.11%) Smart Energy
16 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 188 (34.69%) Windows
2 133 (24.54%) Linux
3 89 (16.42%) Windows Server
4 68 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (12.55%) Unix
5 54 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (4.24%) Windows 10
9 21 (3.87%) Solaris
10 10 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.48%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.92%) Android
13 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.92%) CentOS
14 4 (0.74%) AIX
14 4 (0.74%) Debian
15 3 (0.55%) SUSE
15 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.28%) Information Security
2 68 (12.55%) ITIL
3 53 (9.78%) Identity Management
4 51 (9.41%) SIEM
5 47 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (6.83%) PRINCE2
9 32 (5.90%) Change Management
10 31 (5.72%) Migration
11 30 (5.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 30 (5.54%) Penetration Testing
12 29 (5.35%) Kalman Filter
12 29 (5.35%) Service Delivery
13 28 (5.17%) Information Assurance
13 28 (5.17%) Load Balancing
13 28 (5.17%) Security Architecture
14 27 (4.98%) Security Management
15 26 (4.80%) Integration Testing
16 25 (4.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.05%) Java
2 46 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 40 (7.38%) SQL
4 20 (3.69%) Perl
5 13 (2.40%) Python
5 13 (2.40%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.21%) PHP
7 11 (2.03%) Ruby
8 6 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.11%) VBA
9 5 (0.92%) C
9 5 (0.92%) C++
9 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.74%) C#
11 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.55%) VBScript
12 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.18%) Groovy
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 211 (38.93%) Security Cleared
2 170 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 84 (15.50%) CISSP
4 58 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (6.83%) Degree
6 35 (6.46%) CISM
7 32 (5.90%) CLAS
8 30 (5.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 28 (5.17%) DV Cleared
9 28 (5.17%) MCSE
10 24 (4.43%) CISMP
11 23 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (4.24%) MCP
12 19 (3.51%) MCTS
13 18 (3.32%) JNCIA
14 15 (2.77%) JNCIS
15 14 (2.58%) CISA
16 12 (2.21%) ISSAP
17 10 (1.85%) CCNP
18 9 (1.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (13.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (7.01%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.87%) RMADS
4 18 (3.32%) QA
5 17 (3.14%) COBIT
6 16 (2.95%) FIPS 140-2
7 12 (2.21%) SLA
8 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.92%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.55%) COSO
9 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.55%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.37%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.18%) GPG13
11 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.18%) SEPA
11 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 204 (37.64%) Active Directory
2 60 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.40%) UAG
6 12 (2.21%) ISA Server
7 11 (2.03%) vSphere
8 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.29%) XenApp
9 6 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (1.11%) Veritas File System
9 6 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.11%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.11%) XenServer
10 5 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.74%) Squid
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (6.64%) SCCM
2 19 (3.51%) WSUS
3 17 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (3.14%) SCOM
4 12 (2.21%) Nagios
4 12 (2.21%) SmoothWall
5 10 (1.85%) Puppet
6 9 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.29%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.11%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.11%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.11%) TADDM
9 5 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.92%) Nessus
10 4 (0.74%) Nmap
10 4 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 152 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.92%) VMware
3 46 (8.49%) Cisco
4 39 (7.20%) F5
5 37 (6.83%) Red Hat
6 35 (6.46%) Citrix
7 34 (6.27%) Juniper
7 34 (6.27%) Palo Alto
8 33 (6.09%) HP
9 28 (5.17%) Intel Security
9 28 (5.17%) Symantec
10 26 (4.80%) Oracle
11 21 (3.87%) CheckPoint
12 18 (3.32%) Splunk
13 16 (2.95%) Aerohive Networks
14 13 (2.40%) CA
15 11 (2.03%) Qualys
15 11 (2.03%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.85%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.85%) Clearswift
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