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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 385 428 429
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Contract jobs citing PKI 196 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.87% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 76 73
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£450 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £318
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% +66.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +66.07%

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
15201 14934 13626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.67% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9596 9217 8156
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 602 813
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +39 186 £450 +7.14% 33
South East +33 94 £450 +5.88% 8
London -10 45 £445 -1.11% 18
Berkshire +14 37 £450 +5.88% 3
Hampshire -5 24 £550 +29.41% 2
Surrey - 19 £450 -
City of London +19 14 £473 +21.85% 11
Bracknell - 12 £338 -
Reading +2 11 £420 +5.00% 3
North West -3 10 £381 - 2
Scotland 0 9 £395 - 1
Basingstoke +6 8 £550 +25.00%
East of England -2 8 £388 -6.06% 2
West Yorkshire +4 7 £365 +46.00%
Leeds 0 7 £365 +46.00%
Yorkshire -6 7 £365 -8.75%
South West -20 7 £550 -8.33% 2
Staines - 7 - -
East Midlands - 6 £533 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 5 £475 +8.57%
Watford +8 5 £475 -
Guildford - 5 £450 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £558 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £558 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £220 - 1
Edinburgh -8 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 £235 -
Suffolk - 2 £235 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 166 (43.92%) Windows
2 164 (43.39%) Security Cleared
3 119 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 110 (29.10%) SC Cleared
5 106 (28.04%) Active Directory
6 93 (24.60%) Firewall
7 91 (24.07%) VMware
8 72 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 70 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 70 (18.52%) Linux
10 66 (17.46%) DNS
11 60 (15.87%) ITIL
12 58 (15.34%) VPN
13 57 (15.08%) Cisco
14 55 (14.55%) SSL
14 55 (14.55%) SCCM
15 54 (14.29%) DV Cleared
16 50 (13.23%) SQL
16 50 (13.23%) Finance
17 43 (11.38%) MS Excel
17 43 (11.38%) F5
18 42 (11.11%) UNIX
19 41 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (10.58%) Juniper
20 40 (10.58%) Information Security
21 39 (10.32%) Citrix
21 39 (10.32%) Java
21 39 (10.32%) Oracle
22 37 (9.79%) LDAP
22 37 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.29%) IIS
4 12 (3.17%) Lync
4 12 (3.17%) Apache
5 10 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.06%) CMS
9 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.56%) MS Office
3 7 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.65%) Office 365
3 4 (1.06%) IaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (24.60%) Firewall
2 70 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 66 (17.46%) DNS
4 58 (15.34%) VPN
5 55 (14.55%) SSL
6 37 (9.79%) LDAP
7 36 (9.52%) Internet
8 31 (8.20%) WAN
9 30 (7.94%) SAN
10 26 (6.88%) LAN
10 26 (6.88%) DHCP
11 24 (6.35%) Network Security
12 23 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (5.82%) IPsec
14 20 (5.29%) Wireshark
15 19 (5.03%) HTTP
16 18 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (4.23%) MPLS
17 16 (4.23%) BGP
18 15 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.44%) MySQL
3 12 (3.17%) EDRMS
4 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.85%) IDOL
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.59%) DB2
6 6 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.32%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.65%) JUnit
1 10 (2.65%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.32%) JIRA
5 5 (1.32%) Subversion
5 5 (1.32%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.32%) JMeter
5 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.32%) QUnit
6 3 (0.79%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.79%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.53%) GCC
7 2 (0.53%) Hudson
7 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (13.23%) Finance
2 14 (3.70%) Banking
3 12 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.17%) Publishing
4 6 (1.59%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.32%) Legal
6 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.06%) Military
7 3 (0.79%) Automotive
7 3 (0.79%) Law
8 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) International Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (15.08%) Architect
2 50 (13.23%) Consultant
3 34 (8.99%) Security Engineer
4 31 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (6.08%) Security Consultant
6 20 (5.29%) Analyst
7 17 (4.50%) Security Architect
8 16 (4.23%) Developer
9 15 (3.97%) Network Engineer
10 11 (2.91%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (2.91%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (2.91%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.65%) Rollout Engineer
11 10 (2.65%) Active Directory Specialist
12 9 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (2.12%) Support Engineer
14 7 (1.85%) Security Analyst
14 7 (1.85%) Security Specialist
14 7 (1.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.50%) Web Services
2 16 (4.23%) Middleware
3 15 (3.97%) .NET
4 12 (3.17%) Hibernate
4 12 (3.17%) Ajax
5 11 (2.91%) HTML
6 10 (2.65%) REST
6 10 (2.65%) XML
6 10 (2.65%) JSON
7 9 (2.38%) SOAP
8 7 (1.85%) RESTful
8 7 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.85%) Spring
8 7 (1.85%) J2EE
9 6 (1.59%) SAP PI
10 5 (1.32%) jQuery
10 5 (1.32%) Application Packaging
10 5 (1.32%) Drools
10 5 (1.32%) JPA
10 5 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.47%) Cryptography
3 30 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.56%) CESG
5 19 (5.03%) Replication
6 18 (4.76%) Smart Meter
6 18 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (4.76%) Clustering
7 15 (3.97%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.91%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.65%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.32%) DataPower
12 5 (1.32%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.06%) Open Source
13 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.79%) Statistics
14 3 (0.79%) CMDB
14 3 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 166 (43.92%) Windows
2 70 (18.52%) Linux
3 42 (11.11%) UNIX
4 37 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.03%) Android
8 17 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.97%) Windows Phone
10 14 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
10 14 (3.70%) CentOS
11 12 (3.17%) Solaris
12 7 (1.85%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.32%) AIX
15 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.79%) VMS
16 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (15.87%) ITIL
2 40 (10.58%) Information Security
3 32 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 26 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (6.61%) Project Management
6 23 (6.08%) Risk Management
6 23 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
7 21 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 21 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 21 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 20 (5.29%) Data Protection
9 19 (5.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (5.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 18 (4.76%) Information Management
11 17 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (4.50%) Migration
12 16 (4.23%) Change Control
12 16 (4.23%) ISMS
12 16 (4.23%) Test Scripting
13 15 (3.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 50 (13.23%) SQL
3 39 (10.32%) Java
4 25 (6.61%) VBScript
5 22 (5.82%) C
6 17 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.44%) C#
8 13 (3.44%) C++
9 10 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.65%) Perl
9 10 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.12%) Python
11 7 (1.85%) PHP
12 4 (1.06%) VB
13 3 (0.79%) AWK
14 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.53%) Delphi
14 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 164 (43.39%) Security Cleared
2 110 (29.10%) SC Cleared
3 54 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 29 (7.67%) CISSP
5 28 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (5.82%) CCNA
7 20 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (3.44%) CISM
9 12 (3.17%) MCSE
10 11 (2.91%) Degree
11 10 (2.65%) CCNP
11 10 (2.65%) CISA
12 7 (1.85%) CCSE
12 7 (1.85%) MCP
13 6 (1.59%) CRISC
13 6 (1.59%) MCTS
14 4 (1.06%) CCIE
14 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.12%) QA
5 6 (1.59%) SLA
6 3 (0.79%) COBIT
7 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.26%) COSO
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 106 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (4.23%) vSphere
6 14 (3.70%) Firmware
6 14 (3.70%) XenApp
7 13 (3.44%) ProxySG
8 10 (2.65%) UAG
8 10 (2.65%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.06%) vCloud
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.79%) Squid
12 2 (0.53%) Nmap
12 2 (0.53%) Snort
12 2 (0.53%) Novell eDirectory
12 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (14.55%) SCCM
2 26 (6.88%) SCOM
3 25 (6.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (3.70%) FortiGate
5 11 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 10 (2.65%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
8 6 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.32%) OpenSSO
9 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.32%) OpenIDM
9 5 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.06%) Puppet
10 4 (1.06%) Nagios
10 4 (1.06%) Nessus
11 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.79%) SCSM
11 3 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 119 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 91 (24.07%) VMware
3 57 (15.08%) Cisco
4 43 (11.38%) F5
5 40 (10.58%) Juniper
6 39 (10.32%) Citrix
6 39 (10.32%) Oracle
7 29 (7.67%) Red Hat
8 27 (7.14%) HP
9 22 (5.82%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.82%) Blue Coat
10 15 (3.97%) Sophos
11 14 (3.70%) Dell
12 13 (3.44%) Google
12 13 (3.44%) Sourcefire
13 11 (2.91%) IBM
14 10 (2.65%) Lumension
14 10 (2.65%) CA
14 10 (2.65%) Wyse
14 10 (2.65%) AppSense
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