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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 436 393 474
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +81
Contract jobs citing PKI 181 179 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.08% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 60
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£425 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £303 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.56 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +66.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+42.60% +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
17686 16532 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.79% 31.59% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11072 10326 9887
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 669 833
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -16 173 £425 -1.16% 31
South East -14 70 £458 +6.39% 13
London +31 58 £425 -9.09% 8
Hampshire -8 27 £453 +1.68% 3
East of England -5 21 £375 -3.22% 2
City of London +22 19 £425 +24.08% 3
Surrey +18 19 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire -10 12 £400 - 1
Berkshire -28 12 £488 +14.70% 6
Leicestershire +11 8 - -
Basingstoke 0 8 - - 1
East Midlands -1 8 - -
North West -17 7 - - 2
Reading -20 7 £300 -29.41% 1
Leicester +12 6 - -
Scotland -24 6 £348 -13.00%
Staines +2 5 - - 1
Cheshire -3 4 - -
Guildford -8 3 £450 - 1
Essex -15 3 £350 -9.67%
South West -34 3 £450 -3.39% 2
Watford - 3 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £340 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Slough - 3 £493 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £325 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £375 -
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
Leeds -4 1 £270 -10.00% 4
West Yorkshire -6 1 £270 -10.00% 4

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 175 (52.87%) Windows
2 130 (39.27%) Microsoft
3 125 (37.76%) Active Directory
4 117 (35.35%) Security Cleared
5 93 (28.10%) Firewall
6 85 (25.68%) DNS
7 82 (24.77%) SC Cleared
8 77 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 71 (21.45%) Linux
10 67 (20.24%) VMware
11 59 (17.82%) PowerShell
12 57 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 56 (16.92%) VPN
14 55 (16.62%) SCCM
15 50 (15.11%) ITIL
15 50 (15.11%) Internet
16 49 (14.80%) Citrix
17 46 (13.90%) SQL
18 45 (13.60%) Cisco
19 43 (12.99%) SQL Server
19 43 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
21 41 (12.39%) Oracle
21 41 (12.39%) UNIX
22 39 (11.78%) LDAP
23 38 (11.48%) MS Excel
24 37 (11.18%) IIS
24 37 (11.18%) SSL
25 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (9.97%) DHCP

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (11.18%) IIS
2 32 (9.67%) MS Exchange
3 28 (8.46%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.23%) Apache
5 14 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.02%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.91%) Documentum
9 3 (0.91%) Lync
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.60%) Mule
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.25%) MS Office
3 16 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.60%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.93%) Office 365
2 13 (3.93%) IaaS
2 13 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (28.10%) Firewall
2 85 (25.68%) DNS
3 77 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 56 (16.92%) VPN
5 50 (15.11%) Internet
6 39 (11.78%) LDAP
7 37 (11.18%) SSL
8 33 (9.97%) DHCP
9 28 (8.46%) IPsec
10 27 (8.16%) Kerberos
10 27 (8.16%) WAN
11 22 (6.65%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (6.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (5.74%) Network Security
13 19 (5.74%) VLAN
14 18 (5.44%) SAN
14 18 (5.44%) LAN
14 18 (5.44%) HTTP
14 18 (5.44%) MPLS
15 16 (4.83%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (3.02%) EDRMS
3 10 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.42%) DB2
5 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.51%) IDOL
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Big Data
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.60%) MS Access
10 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.51%) MSI
3 5 (1.51%) ClearQuest
3 5 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.51%) JUnit
3 5 (1.51%) JIRA
4 4 (1.21%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.60%) GCC
5 2 (0.60%) Toad
6 1 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 33 (9.97%) Finance
2 19 (5.74%) Banking
3 10 (3.02%) Publishing
4 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.51%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.60%) International Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Military
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (13.29%) Consultant
2 39 (11.78%) Architect
3 29 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (8.76%) Security Engineer
4 24 (7.25%) Analyst
5 23 (6.95%) Security Consultant
6 13 (3.93%) Network Engineer
6 13 (3.93%) Integration Engineer
7 12 (3.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (3.63%) Security Analyst
7 12 (3.63%) SCCM Engineer
8 11 (3.32%) Designer
8 11 (3.32%) Security Architect
9 10 (3.02%) Developer
9 10 (3.02%) Project Manager
10 9 (2.72%) Active Directory Specialist
10 9 (2.72%) Security Specialist
10 9 (2.72%) Network Support
11 8 (2.42%) IT Consultant
11 8 (2.42%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.25%) .NET
2 20 (6.04%) Web Services
3 12 (3.63%) Middleware
3 12 (3.63%) DCOM
4 10 (3.02%) SOAP
5 8 (2.42%) XML
6 6 (1.81%) REST
6 6 (1.81%) Spring
6 6 (1.81%) ADSI
7 5 (1.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.51%) HTML
8 4 (1.21%) WinForms
8 4 (1.21%) WCF
8 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.91%) SAML
9 3 (0.91%) CSS
9 3 (0.91%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.91%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.74%) Cryptography
4 15 (4.53%) Smart Meter
5 14 (4.23%) Replication
6 11 (3.32%) Clustering
6 11 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.42%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.51%) EMV
9 5 (1.51%) CESG
9 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.51%) Open Source
10 4 (1.21%) iPad
10 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.91%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.91%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 175 (52.87%) Windows
2 71 (21.45%) Linux
3 57 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (12.39%) UNIX
6 28 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.23%) Android
9 13 (3.93%) Apple iOS
10 10 (3.02%) CentOS
11 8 (2.42%) Solaris
12 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.51%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.11%) ITIL
2 32 (9.67%) Information Security
3 30 (9.06%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (7.25%) Migration
4 24 (7.25%) Configuration Management
5 21 (6.34%) Identity Management
6 19 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (5.44%) ISMS
8 17 (5.14%) Change Management
8 17 (5.14%) Risk Management
8 17 (5.14%) Test Scripting
9 15 (4.53%) Project Management
9 15 (4.53%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.23%) Information Management
10 14 (4.23%) Security Management
10 14 (4.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (3.93%) High Availability
11 13 (3.93%) Cyber Security
11 13 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.93%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.82%) PowerShell
2 46 (13.90%) SQL
3 31 (9.37%) VBScript
3 31 (9.37%) Java
4 17 (5.14%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.93%) C
6 9 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.72%) Perl
6 9 (2.72%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.42%) C++
7 8 (2.42%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.81%) C#
10 3 (0.91%) Python
10 3 (0.91%) AWK
10 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.30%) XQuery
11 1 (0.30%) VB
11 1 (0.30%) XPath
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (35.35%) Security Cleared
2 82 (24.77%) SC Cleared
3 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (9.37%) DV Cleared
5 25 (7.55%) MCSE
6 22 (6.65%) CISSP
7 18 (5.44%) MCP
8 16 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.63%) Degree
10 10 (3.02%) CCNA
11 9 (2.72%) MCSA
12 8 (2.42%) CCSE
13 7 (2.11%) CISA
13 7 (2.11%) CISM
14 6 (1.81%) MCTS
15 5 (1.51%) CCNP
16 4 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
17 3 (0.91%) GIAC
17 3 (0.91%) CCEA
17 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.14%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.42%) QA
5 6 (1.81%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 125 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.83%) UAG
4 13 (3.93%) ProxySG
5 12 (3.63%) vSphere
6 10 (3.02%) XenApp
7 9 (2.72%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.51%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.51%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.21%) XenServer
10 4 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.91%) Firmware
11 3 (0.91%) Xen
12 2 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.60%) vCloud
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.60%) RACF
12 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 55 (16.62%) SCCM
2 28 (8.46%) SCOM
3 21 (6.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 16 (4.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (3.63%) WMI
6 8 (2.42%) WSUS
7 7 (2.11%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.21%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.21%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.91%) CA SiteMinder
11 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.91%) MIIS
11 3 (0.91%) Nessus
11 3 (0.91%) SCSM
11 3 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 67 (20.24%) VMware
3 49 (14.80%) Citrix
4 45 (13.60%) Cisco
5 41 (12.39%) Oracle
6 29 (8.76%) Juniper
7 27 (8.16%) CheckPoint
8 26 (7.85%) Blue Coat
9 23 (6.95%) F5
10 22 (6.65%) Red Hat
11 19 (5.74%) Sourcefire
12 16 (4.83%) IBM
13 15 (4.53%) HP
14 13 (3.93%) CA
15 10 (3.02%) Sophos
16 8 (2.42%) McAfee
17 7 (2.11%) Symantec
18 6 (1.81%) Google
18 6 (1.81%) SAP
18 6 (1.81%) Clearswift
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