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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 436 429 436
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing PKI 205 221 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.21% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 131 98
Median daily rate £438 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.73 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% +25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £32.73 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £32.73 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.73 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -23.88%

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
16556 18240 17894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 33.34% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10728 11465 11353
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 787 748
Median hourly rate £19.38 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -12 173 £450 -5.26% 36
London +5 66 £475 -2.56% 7
South East -16 51 £400 -15.78% 7
Hampshire +14 36 £375 -31.81% 5
Scotland +5 23 £340 +9.67% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 17 £340 -36.44%
Tyne and Wear -28 17 £340 -36.44%
North East -31 17 £340 -36.44%
West Midlands - 17 £340 -
Renfrewshire -2 16 £325 +5.69%
Erskine 0 15 £330 +7.31%
Hook +8 12 £340 +1.49%
Wales +5 11 £525 +16.66%
Birmingham - 10 £450 -
Croydon - 10 £526 -
North West +5 9 £425 +46.55% 12
Winchester - 9 £438 -
East of England +11 8 £400 -33.33% 6
South West +6 8 £575 +25.00% 4
City of London +3 7 £485 +2.10% 3
Telford - 7 £340 -
Shropshire - 7 £340 -
Berkshire +3 6 £463 -2.63% 2
West Wales - 6 £575 -
Swansea - 6 £575 -
Edinburgh +19 4 £400 -12.47% 1
Manchester +10 4 - - 12
Hertfordshire -3 4 £400 +45.45%
Basingstoke -6 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £425 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 180 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 177 (45.04%) Microsoft
3 153 (38.93%) Windows
4 132 (33.59%) Security Cleared
5 131 (33.33%) DNS
6 109 (27.74%) Firewall
7 103 (26.21%) LDAP
8 96 (24.43%) SC Cleared
9 90 (22.90%) Linux
10 79 (20.10%) VPN
11 71 (18.07%) VMware
12 68 (17.30%) Kerberos
13 62 (15.78%) Replication
14 59 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 57 (14.50%) Windows Server
16 54 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 54 (13.74%) Information Security
17 52 (13.23%) DHCP
17 52 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (12.72%) SSL
18 50 (12.72%) Finance
19 49 (12.47%) ITIL
20 48 (12.21%) CISSP
20 48 (12.21%) SCCM
21 46 (11.70%) Office 365
22 45 (11.45%) PowerShell
23 44 (11.20%) Network Security
24 43 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 43 (10.94%) SQL Server

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 33 (8.40%) Apache
1 33 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.11%) IIS
3 21 (5.34%) Confluence
4 19 (4.83%) Skype for Business
5 18 (4.58%) MS Exchange
6 12 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (2.04%) nginx
10 7 (1.78%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.02%) CMS
13 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.02%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) HipChat
3 4 (1.02%) MS Project
3 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (11.70%) Office 365
4 16 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (3.31%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.80%) IaaS
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.53%) PaaS
8 6 (1.53%) SaaS
8 6 (1.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 131 (33.33%) DNS
2 109 (27.74%) Firewall
3 103 (26.21%) LDAP
4 79 (20.10%) VPN
5 68 (17.30%) Kerberos
6 52 (13.23%) DHCP
7 50 (12.72%) SSL
8 44 (11.20%) Network Security
9 40 (10.18%) X.500
10 35 (8.91%) IPsec
11 25 (6.36%) Internet
11 25 (6.36%) WAN
12 22 (5.60%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (5.09%) LAN
13 20 (5.09%) TCP/IP
14 18 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (4.33%) SNMP
16 16 (4.07%) BGP
16 16 (4.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.33%) MySQL
5 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.04%) Big Data
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.53%) OLTP
9 5 (1.27%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.51%) DB2
12 2 (0.51%) Redis
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.40%) JIRA
3 12 (3.05%) Bitbucket
4 11 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.76%) JMeter
7 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 50 (12.72%) Finance
2 12 (3.05%) Legal
3 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Law
5 4 (1.02%) Retail
6 3 (0.76%) German Language
6 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.51%) Electronics
7 2 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (25.95%) Architect
2 58 (14.76%) Consultant
3 45 (11.45%) Active Directory Engineer
4 36 (9.16%) Security Architect
5 27 (6.87%) Analyst
5 27 (6.87%) Security Engineer
6 25 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (6.36%) Security Consultant
7 22 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
8 21 (5.34%) Network Architect
9 19 (4.83%) Network Security Architect
10 17 (4.33%) Security Specialist
11 16 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.07%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.31%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
13 12 (3.05%) IT Engineer
14 11 (2.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.80%) Designer
14 11 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.12%) ELK Stack
2 17 (4.33%) SAML
3 14 (3.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 14 (3.56%) Web Services
4 13 (3.31%) .NET
5 11 (2.80%) Middleware
6 10 (2.54%) SOAP
7 6 (1.53%) 802.1X
7 6 (1.53%) MCollective
8 5 (1.27%) Ajax
8 5 (1.27%) CSS
8 5 (1.27%) REST
8 5 (1.27%) RESTful
9 4 (1.02%) Lucene
9 4 (1.02%) OAuth
10 3 (0.76%) ebXML
10 3 (0.76%) LAMP
10 3 (0.76%) OpenID
11 2 (0.51%) HTML5
11 2 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.78%) Replication
2 43 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.33%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.54%) BYOD
7 10 (2.54%) Clustering
7 10 (2.54%) Smartcard
7 10 (2.54%) YubiKey
8 9 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.53%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.27%) iPad
11 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.27%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 153 (38.93%) Windows
2 90 (22.90%) Linux
3 57 (14.50%) Windows Server
4 54 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (9.92%) Unix
6 32 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (6.62%) Windows 10
8 19 (4.83%) Solaris
9 18 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.54%) AIX
11 10 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.29%) CentOS
12 9 (2.29%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.53%) Android
13 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.27%) VMS
14 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.74%) Information Security
2 49 (12.47%) ITIL
3 40 (10.18%) Migration
4 38 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.67%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (9.67%) SIEM
5 35 (8.91%) Email Filtering
6 30 (7.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 29 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (5.60%) Change Management
9 22 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (5.34%) Identity Management
10 21 (5.34%) Patch Management
10 21 (5.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 20 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (5.09%) Open Source
11 20 (5.09%) Web Filtering
12 19 (4.83%) High Availability
12 19 (4.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 39 (9.92%) Java
3 35 (8.91%) SQL
4 22 (5.60%) Python
5 19 (4.83%) C
6 15 (3.82%) C#
7 14 (3.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.56%) Perl
8 13 (3.31%) Ruby
8 13 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.27%) PHP
11 4 (1.02%) C++
12 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 132 (33.59%) Security Cleared
2 96 (24.43%) SC Cleared
3 59 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (12.21%) CISSP
5 33 (8.40%) MCTS
6 32 (8.14%) MCP
7 31 (7.89%) Degree
8 23 (5.85%) DV Cleared
9 21 (5.34%) CISM
10 20 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (4.33%) CCNP
12 11 (2.80%) JNCIA
12 11 (2.80%) JNCIS
13 10 (2.54%) MCSE
14 9 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (2.04%) AWS Certification
16 7 (1.78%) CISA
16 7 (1.78%) GCIH
17 6 (1.53%) CEH
17 6 (1.53%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (7.63%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.82%) QA
4 9 (2.29%) COBIT
5 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.02%) COSO
6 4 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.02%) RMADS
6 4 (1.02%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.76%) HL7
8 2 (0.51%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.51%) SEPA
8 2 (0.51%) SLA
8 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 180 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.82%) Docker
6 7 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.53%) ISA Server
7 6 (1.53%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.27%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.27%) XenApp
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.76%) vSphere
11 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.51%) NFS
11 2 (0.51%) Postfix
11 2 (0.51%) Squid
11 2 (0.51%) vCloud
11 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (12.21%) SCCM
2 36 (9.16%) SCOM
3 34 (8.65%) Puppet
4 29 (7.38%) Ansible
5 18 (4.58%) Nessus
5 18 (4.58%) Packer
6 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (3.82%) Kubernetes
8 14 (3.56%) Tivoli
9 13 (3.31%) Terraform
9 13 (3.31%) ZABBIX
10 12 (3.05%) Consul
10 12 (3.05%) Rsyslog
10 12 (3.05%) yum
11 10 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (2.29%) Nagios
13 8 (2.04%) SELinux
13 8 (2.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 7 (1.78%) SmoothWall
14 7 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 177 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.07%) VMware
3 42 (10.69%) Cisco
4 41 (10.43%) Oracle
5 38 (9.67%) F5
6 27 (6.87%) CheckPoint
7 26 (6.62%) Atlassian
8 24 (6.11%) Juniper
8 24 (6.11%) Palo Alto
9 20 (5.09%) Citrix
9 20 (5.09%) Symantec
10 19 (4.83%) HP
11 17 (4.33%) IBM
11 17 (4.33%) Intel Security
12 16 (4.07%) CA
12 16 (4.07%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.56%) Splunk
14 12 (3.05%) Aerohive Networks
14 12 (3.05%) AppDynamics
15 10 (2.54%) Qualys
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £463 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £460 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago