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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 468 424 416
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Contract jobs citing PKI 135 128 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 114
Average daily rate £413 £438 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £475 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.56% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £19.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £19.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 - £28.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 119 £425 -2.85% 26
London -49 43 £525 +10.52% 11
South East -6 24 £450 +14.64% 3
City of London -1 20 £500 +25.00% 4
South West -5 14 £488 +11.42% 1
Berkshire -6 13 £463 +19.35% 3
East of England -30 13 £350 -5.08% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £363 - 4
Scotland -8 10 £400 -5.88% 1
Reading -3 9 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £350 - 2
North West -28 6 - - 3
Glasgow +14 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £300 -23.56%
Leeds - 5 £350 - 2
Erskine +1 4 £410 -8.88%
Hampshire +1 4 £525 +31.25%
Renfrewshire -2 4 £410 -8.88%
Cheshire -4 4 - - 1
Cambridge -5 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -17 3 - -
York - 3 £413 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 - 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £525 -
Milton Keynes -20 2 £300 -23.56%
Manchester -22 2 - - 1
Bracknell -8 1 £400 -
Bristol -15 1 £600 +33.33%
Watford - 1 £475 -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 116 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 112 (40.14%) Windows
3 98 (35.13%) Microsoft
4 78 (27.96%) Security Cleared
5 64 (22.94%) Firewall
6 59 (21.15%) UNIX
6 59 (21.15%) LDAP
6 59 (21.15%) Java
7 52 (18.64%) SC Cleared
8 51 (18.28%) Cisco
9 50 (17.92%) VMware
10 48 (17.20%) VPN
11 47 (16.85%) Finance
12 44 (15.77%) Oracle
13 41 (14.70%) Linux
14 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
15 39 (13.98%) Apache
15 39 (13.98%) Citrix
16 38 (13.62%) DNS
16 38 (13.62%) ITIL
17 37 (13.26%) SSL
17 37 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (11.83%) SQL Server
20 31 (11.11%) SQL
20 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (10.75%) IIS
22 27 (9.68%) TCP/IP
23 26 (9.32%) Solaris
23 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.98%) Apache
3 30 (10.75%) IIS
4 24 (8.60%) Lync
4 24 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.24%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.81%) Tomcat
7 18 (6.45%) WebLogic
8 16 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.58%) nginx
10 9 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.87%) GlassFish
11 8 (2.87%) WebSphere
12 7 (2.51%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (2.15%) CMS
14 5 (1.79%) Mule
14 5 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.79%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.79%) Confluence
14 5 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.15%) IaaS
2 4 (1.43%) SaaS
3 3 (1.08%) PaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (22.94%) Firewall
2 59 (21.15%) LDAP
3 48 (17.20%) VPN
4 38 (13.62%) DNS
5 37 (13.26%) SSL
6 27 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 23 (8.24%) SAN
8 22 (7.89%) WAN
8 22 (7.89%) Kerberos
9 21 (7.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 21 (7.53%) LAN
10 19 (6.81%) HTTP
10 19 (6.81%) X.509
11 16 (5.73%) IPsec
11 16 (5.73%) Internet
12 15 (5.38%) SSH
13 12 (4.30%) VoIP
14 11 (3.94%) Unified Communications
14 11 (3.94%) Network Security
14 11 (3.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) DB2
7 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) DTS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (5.02%) Maven
2 13 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.66%) Ant
3 12 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.51%) Subversion
4 7 (2.51%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.79%) JIRA
5 5 (1.79%) Hudson
6 4 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.43%) InstallShield
6 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.08%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.72%) JUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Continuum
General
1 47 (16.85%) Finance
2 24 (8.60%) Banking
3 18 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.51%) Local Government
4 7 (2.51%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.72%) Automotive
5 2 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (18.28%) Architect
2 42 (15.05%) Consultant
3 28 (10.04%) Analyst
4 18 (6.45%) Active Directory Specialist
5 17 (6.09%) Security Architect
5 17 (6.09%) Security Consultant
6 14 (5.02%) Developer
7 13 (4.66%) Designer
8 12 (4.30%) Administrator
8 12 (4.30%) Messaging Specialist
9 10 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.58%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (3.58%) Security Designer
10 8 (2.87%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.87%) Technical Architect
10 8 (2.87%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.87%) Server Engineer
10 8 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.89%) Middleware
2 15 (5.38%) RESTful
3 14 (5.02%) SAML
4 13 (4.66%) Web Services
5 12 (4.30%) .NET
5 12 (4.30%) HTML
5 12 (4.30%) SOAP
6 11 (3.94%) OAuth
7 10 (3.58%) XML
7 10 (3.58%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.87%) HTML5
9 6 (2.15%) J2EE
9 6 (2.15%) JAAS
10 5 (1.79%) Lucene
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.43%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.08%) CSS
12 3 (1.08%) JSP
13 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.72%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.53%) Cryptography
2 19 (6.81%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.02%) Smartcard
4 13 (4.66%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.30%) CESG
5 12 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.51%) Replication
7 5 (1.79%) Statistics
7 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.79%) Clustering
8 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.72%) Physics
10 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.14%) Windows
2 59 (21.15%) UNIX
3 41 (14.70%) Linux
4 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (9.32%) Solaris
7 18 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.02%) Android
9 11 (3.94%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.94%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.23%) AIX
11 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.62%) ITIL
2 24 (8.60%) Project Management
3 23 (8.24%) Information Security
4 22 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.73%) Identity Management
5 16 (5.73%) Network Design
5 16 (5.73%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (5.38%) Change Management
7 14 (5.02%) UML
7 14 (5.02%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.02%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.66%) Migration
9 12 (4.30%) SOA
9 12 (4.30%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.94%) Data Management
10 11 (3.94%) TOGAF
10 11 (3.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (3.58%) OO
11 10 (3.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.15%) Java
2 31 (11.11%) SQL
3 24 (8.60%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.02%) VBScript
4 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
5 12 (4.30%) Perl
5 12 (4.30%) Objective-C
6 10 (3.58%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.58%) VB
7 8 (2.87%) C#
8 7 (2.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (2.51%) C
9 6 (2.15%) C++
10 5 (1.79%) Python
11 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.08%) LINC
13 2 (0.72%) Ruby
14 1 (0.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (27.96%) Security Cleared
2 52 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.24%) Degree
5 21 (7.53%) DV Cleared
6 15 (5.38%) CISSP
7 9 (3.23%) MCITP
8 8 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.51%) CCIE
10 6 (2.15%) MCTS
11 5 (1.79%) CISM
12 4 (1.43%) MCSE
13 2 (0.72%) CCEE
13 2 (0.72%) OSCP
13 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.72%) CCEA
13 2 (0.72%) MCP
13 2 (0.72%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.72%) CISA
14 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 7 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.15%) COSO
4 6 (2.15%) COBIT
5 5 (1.79%) BS7799
6 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 116 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.89%) UAG
4 20 (7.17%) vSphere
5 17 (6.09%) XenApp
6 16 (5.73%) Squid
7 7 (2.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.72%) KVM
11 2 (0.72%) NFS
11 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.72%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.72%) XenServer
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (6.09%) SCCM
1 17 (6.09%) SCOM
2 12 (4.30%) OpenSSO
3 11 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (3.23%) Puppet
4 9 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (2.87%) ZABBIX
6 6 (2.15%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.15%) WMI
7 5 (1.79%) Netcool
7 5 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.79%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.72%) WSUS
8 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 98 (35.13%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.28%) Cisco
3 50 (17.92%) VMware
4 44 (15.77%) Oracle
5 39 (13.98%) Citrix
6 21 (7.53%) CA
6 21 (7.53%) HP
7 17 (6.09%) Sun
8 13 (4.66%) McAfee
8 13 (4.66%) IBM
9 11 (3.94%) Veritas
10 10 (3.58%) Juniper
10 10 (3.58%) Avaya
10 10 (3.58%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.87%) ForgeRock
11 8 (2.87%) JBoss
12 7 (2.51%) Symantec
12 7 (2.51%) Nortel
13 6 (2.15%) Adobe
13 6 (2.15%) Lotus
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £500 per day
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Rate: €520 - €570 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
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