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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 430 478 429
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -49
Contract jobs citing PKI 150 91 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.67% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 49 78
Average daily rate
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£350 £470 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £473 £400
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +18.25%
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
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
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 546 610 770
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 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

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 23 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 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 135 £356 -23.79% 27
South East +19 55 £350 -17.64% 12
London -4 36 £425 -9.09% 8
Berkshire +9 26 £381 -10.29% 4
Reading +24 20 £381 +0.32% 1
East of England -10 15 £400 - 3
North West +3 14 £450 +5.88%
Hampshire -8 13 £406 -14.11% 6
West Sussex - 11 £220 -
City of London +31 10 £375 -16.89% 2
Manchester +4 7 - -
Scotland -11 7 £330 -49.23%
South West -23 6 - - 3
Cheshire +10 5 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £400 - 1
Cambridge -3 4 - - 1
Ipswich - 4 £250 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £250 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £325 - 1
Surrey -2 3 - - 1
Farnborough -3 3 £428 -9.61% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Essex - 3 £463 -
Derbyshire - 3 £325 - 1
Gatwick - 3 £220 -
Derby - 3 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £413 -
Leeds - 2 £338 -
Southampton - 2 £390 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 144 (51.25%) Windows
2 115 (40.93%) Active Directory
3 108 (38.43%) Microsoft
4 95 (33.81%) Security Cleared
5 75 (26.69%) Firewall
6 66 (23.49%) SC Cleared
7 65 (23.13%) VMware
8 63 (22.42%) DNS
9 59 (21.00%) Linux
10 58 (20.64%) UNIX
11 53 (18.86%) Citrix
12 52 (18.51%) Oracle
13 51 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (17.44%) Java
15 44 (15.66%) SQL Server
16 43 (15.30%) SQL
17 42 (14.95%) LDAP
18 40 (14.23%) TCP/IP
19 37 (13.17%) MS Exchange
20 36 (12.81%) DHCP
21 35 (12.46%) ITIL
21 35 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (12.10%) IIS
22 34 (12.10%) Cisco
22 34 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 33 (11.74%) SCCM
23 33 (11.74%) VPN
23 33 (11.74%) Internet
24 32 (11.39%) SharePoint
24 32 (11.39%) Apache

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 37 (13.17%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.10%) IIS
3 32 (11.39%) Apache
3 32 (11.39%) SharePoint
4 28 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.69%) WebLogic
6 15 (5.34%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.56%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.85%) nginx
10 7 (2.49%) Lync
11 6 (2.14%) CMS
12 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.78%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.78%) Mule
12 5 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (1.78%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.91%) MS Office
3 10 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.69%) IaaS
2 14 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.27%) Office 365
5 4 (1.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.69%) Firewall
2 63 (22.42%) DNS
3 42 (14.95%) LDAP
4 40 (14.23%) TCP/IP
5 36 (12.81%) DHCP
6 33 (11.74%) VPN
6 33 (11.74%) Internet
7 28 (9.96%) Kerberos
8 19 (6.76%) HTTP
8 19 (6.76%) LAN
8 19 (6.76%) VLAN
9 17 (6.05%) IPsec
9 17 (6.05%) WAN
10 16 (5.69%) SSL
10 16 (5.69%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (4.98%) SAN
12 13 (4.63%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (4.27%) SMTP
14 11 (3.91%) X.509
15 10 (3.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.78%) DB2
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.71%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) OLAP
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.36%) DTS
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.98%) Maven
2 12 (4.27%) Ant
3 8 (2.85%) Fiddler
3 8 (2.85%) Subversion
4 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.78%) MSI
6 3 (1.07%) JIRA
7 2 (0.71%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.71%) Toad
7 2 (0.71%) PhoneGap
General
1 27 (9.61%) Finance
2 21 (7.47%) Banking
3 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.07%) Local Government
4 3 (1.07%) International Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
5 2 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (17.08%) Architect
1 48 (17.08%) Consultant
2 31 (11.03%) Analyst
3 21 (7.47%) Security Consultant
4 15 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (4.98%) Administrator
6 13 (4.63%) Security Analyst
6 13 (4.63%) Security Architect
6 13 (4.63%) Security Engineer
7 10 (3.56%) Designer
7 10 (3.56%) Technical Architect
8 9 (3.20%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (2.85%) IT Consultant
9 8 (2.85%) Developer
9 8 (2.85%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (2.49%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (2.49%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.49%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.83%) Middleware
2 13 (4.63%) .NET
2 13 (4.63%) Web Services
3 12 (4.27%) RESTful
4 11 (3.91%) XML
4 11 (3.91%) HTML
4 11 (3.91%) SOAP
5 9 (3.20%) DCOM
5 9 (3.20%) HTML5
6 7 (2.49%) JAAS
7 6 (2.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.14%) J2EE
7 6 (2.14%) ADSI
8 5 (1.78%) SAML
8 5 (1.78%) Lucene
9 4 (1.42%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.42%) WCF
10 3 (1.07%) OAuth
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.07%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.25%) Cryptography
2 13 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.56%) CESG
6 8 (2.85%) Clustering
7 6 (2.14%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.78%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.78%) EMV
8 5 (1.78%) Replication
8 5 (1.78%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.78%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.42%) Statistics
10 3 (1.07%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.07%) Open Source
11 2 (0.71%) iPad
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
11 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 144 (51.25%) Windows
2 59 (21.00%) Linux
3 58 (20.64%) UNIX
4 51 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (6.76%) Apple iOS
8 19 (6.76%) Android
9 14 (4.98%) Solaris
10 7 (2.49%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.07%) CentOS
11 3 (1.07%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.46%) ITIL
2 23 (8.19%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (7.83%) Information Security
4 20 (7.12%) Migration
5 18 (6.41%) Configuration Management
5 18 (6.41%) Identity Management
6 17 (6.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (5.69%) Risk Management
8 13 (4.63%) UML
9 12 (4.27%) SOA
9 12 (4.27%) Project Management
9 12 (4.27%) Security Architecture
10 11 (3.91%) DevOps
10 11 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.56%) TOGAF
11 10 (3.56%) ETL
11 10 (3.56%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.56%) Change Management
11 10 (3.56%) SIEM
12 9 (3.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.44%) Java
2 43 (15.30%) SQL
3 30 (10.68%) PowerShell
4 22 (7.83%) VBScript
5 16 (5.69%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.27%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.56%) Objective-C
8 7 (2.49%) C#
8 7 (2.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (2.14%) VB
10 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.78%) Perl
11 4 (1.42%) C++
11 4 (1.42%) Python
11 4 (1.42%) C
11 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) XQuery
12 1 (0.36%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) XPath
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (33.81%) Security Cleared
2 66 (23.49%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.19%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.41%) MCSE
6 16 (5.69%) MCP
7 13 (4.63%) CISSP
8 11 (3.91%) Degree
9 10 (3.56%) MCSA
10 5 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.78%) CCEA
10 5 (1.78%) CCEE
11 4 (1.42%) MCTS
12 3 (1.07%) GIAC
12 3 (1.07%) OCP
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.07%) RHCE
12 3 (1.07%) GCIA
12 3 (1.07%) GCFW
12 3 (1.07%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.05%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.20%) QA
3 8 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.07%) BS7799
6 2 (0.71%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.36%) GPG13
System Software
1 115 (40.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.47%) UAG
4 13 (4.63%) XenApp
5 12 (4.27%) vSphere
6 8 (2.85%) Squid
7 7 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.14%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.78%) XenServer
9 5 (1.78%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.07%) Xen
11 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
12 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.71%) RACF
13 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (11.74%) SCCM
2 23 (8.19%) SCOM
3 13 (4.63%) OpenSSO
4 12 (4.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (3.91%) WMI
6 10 (3.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (2.85%) Puppet
8 8 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.85%) WSUS
9 7 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (2.14%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.78%) Netcool
11 5 (1.78%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.42%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (1.07%) MIIS
Vendors
1 108 (38.43%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.13%) VMware
3 53 (18.86%) Citrix
4 52 (18.51%) Oracle
5 34 (12.10%) Cisco
6 23 (8.19%) HP
7 21 (7.47%) Red Hat
8 20 (7.12%) IBM
9 16 (5.69%) CA
10 12 (4.27%) Sun
10 12 (4.27%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.56%) Symantec
12 9 (3.20%) McAfee
12 9 (3.20%) Splunk
12 9 (3.20%) ForgeRock
13 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.14%) Sourcefire
13 6 (2.14%) JBoss
13 6 (2.14%) Adobe
13 6 (2.14%) EMC
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Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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