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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 360 470 436
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -34
Contract jobs citing PKI 252 130 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 67 57
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£390 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £645 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £32.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.97% +68.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £32.03 -
% change year-on-year
-36.97% -

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
16905 17481 14911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 31.01% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10746 8904
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 665 713
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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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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 +102 233 £375 -10.71% 32
London +50 87 £325 -38.09% 12
South East +28 70 £463 +5.71% 8
North West +3 25 £350 - 5
Berkshire +17 22 £450 - 3
Manchester +13 21 £331 - 4
Hampshire +8 20 £475 -9.52% 1
Surrey +19 17 £500 +26.58% 2
City of London +19 17 £393 -23.41% 4
South West +8 16 £225 -53.84% 2
Scotland +4 13 £383 -4.37%
Reading +10 11 £425 -2.85% 1
East of England +17 10 £475 +35.71%
Hertfordshire +17 10 £475 -
East Midlands - 10 £390 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £400 +33.33% 2
Watford - 8 £475 -
Basingstoke +4 7 £550 +4.76%
Milton Keynes -1 6 £413 +37.50% 1
West Midlands - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire -14 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Leeds -16 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire -26 4 £300 -17.24% 3
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
Southampton - 4 £525 -
Cheshire -7 3 £440 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £290 -
Staines - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £275 -
Aldershot - 1 - -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 159 (36.22%) Windows
2 155 (35.31%) Security Cleared
3 129 (29.38%) Microsoft
4 123 (28.02%) Firewall
5 121 (27.56%) Active Directory
6 113 (25.74%) VMware
7 104 (23.69%) SC Cleared
8 95 (21.64%) Cisco
9 84 (19.13%) ITIL
10 81 (18.45%) Linux
11 80 (18.22%) SSL
12 74 (16.86%) Finance
13 71 (16.17%) TCP/IP
14 68 (15.49%) DNS
15 64 (14.58%) Citrix
16 63 (14.35%) VPN
17 59 (13.44%) SQL
18 53 (12.07%) UNIX
18 53 (12.07%) LDAP
18 53 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
19 52 (11.85%) DV Cleared
20 51 (11.62%) WAN
20 51 (11.62%) Hyper-V
21 50 (11.39%) Java
22 47 (10.71%) CISSP
23 45 (10.25%) PowerShell
23 45 (10.25%) SCCM
23 45 (10.25%) Internet
24 44 (10.02%) Red Hat
24 44 (10.02%) SharePoint

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (10.02%) SharePoint
2 30 (6.83%) MS Exchange
3 26 (5.92%) Apache
4 25 (5.69%) IIS
5 21 (4.78%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.56%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (4.10%) Lync
7 18 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.73%) JBoss
8 12 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.91%) Confluence
12 4 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.96%) MS Office
3 9 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.73%) Office 365
4 8 (1.82%) Google Drive
5 7 (1.59%) PaaS
5 7 (1.59%) IaaS
6 6 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.14%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 123 (28.02%) Firewall
2 80 (18.22%) SSL
3 71 (16.17%) TCP/IP
4 68 (15.49%) DNS
5 63 (14.35%) VPN
6 53 (12.07%) LDAP
6 53 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (11.62%) WAN
8 45 (10.25%) Internet
9 43 (9.79%) LAN
10 41 (9.34%) Network Security
11 28 (6.38%) DHCP
12 26 (5.92%) MPLS
13 25 (5.69%) BGP
13 25 (5.69%) SAN
13 25 (5.69%) IPsec
14 23 (5.24%) NetScaler
15 21 (4.78%) Wireless
16 20 (4.56%) EIGRP
16 20 (4.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.42%) MySQL
3 10 (2.28%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.37%) Pentaho
7 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.14%) Big Data
9 4 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) DB2
10 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.68%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.46%) IDOL
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.05%) Introscope
4 6 (1.37%) JMeter
4 6 (1.37%) Subversion
4 6 (1.37%) JUnit
4 6 (1.37%) QUnit
5 5 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.91%) JIRA
7 3 (0.68%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.46%) Hudson
8 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
General
1 74 (16.86%) Finance
2 19 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.64%) Banking
3 16 (3.64%) Multimedia
4 8 (1.82%) Publishing
5 6 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.91%) Electronics
6 4 (0.91%) Legal
6 4 (0.91%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.68%) Military
7 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.68%) Automotive
8 2 (0.46%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) International Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (18.00%) Architect
2 47 (10.71%) Analyst
2 47 (10.71%) Consultant
3 46 (10.48%) Security Engineer
4 29 (6.61%) Security Architect
5 28 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (5.69%) Security Analyst
7 21 (4.78%) Developer
8 20 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.33%) Network Engineer
10 18 (4.10%) Security Consultant
11 15 (3.42%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (2.96%) Desktop Engineer
14 10 (2.28%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.28%) Administrator
14 10 (2.28%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.28%) Applications Architect
14 10 (2.28%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.47%) Middleware
2 22 (5.01%) Web Services
3 18 (4.10%) XML
4 15 (3.42%) HTML
4 15 (3.42%) JSON
5 14 (3.19%) J2EE
6 13 (2.96%) Ajax
7 11 (2.51%) Java EE
8 10 (2.28%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.05%) HTML5
9 9 (2.05%) REST
10 8 (1.82%) JPA
10 8 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.59%) Application Packaging
11 7 (1.59%) SAP PI
12 6 (1.37%) RESTful
12 6 (1.37%) Drools
12 6 (1.37%) jQuery
12 6 (1.37%) Mustache
12 6 (1.37%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.52%) Clustering
3 31 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.47%) Cryptography
5 19 (4.33%) CESG
6 17 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.42%) Replication
8 10 (2.28%) Smartcard
8 10 (2.28%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.59%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.14%) Statistics
13 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 159 (36.22%) Windows
2 81 (18.45%) Linux
3 53 (12.07%) UNIX
4 44 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (6.15%) Solaris
8 18 (4.10%) Android
9 14 (3.19%) CentOS
10 13 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.73%) Windows Phone 8
11 12 (2.73%) Windows Phone
11 12 (2.73%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.14%) AIX
14 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.46%) VMS
16 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.13%) ITIL
2 43 (9.79%) SIEM
3 37 (8.43%) Configuration Management
3 37 (8.43%) Information Security
4 35 (7.97%) Migration
5 33 (7.52%) Identity Management
6 32 (7.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 30 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 23 (5.24%) Project Management
11 22 (5.01%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (4.78%) Security Architecture
13 20 (4.56%) Load Balancing
13 20 (4.56%) Change Management
14 18 (4.10%) Change Control
15 15 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
15 15 (3.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.44%) SQL
2 50 (11.39%) Java
3 45 (10.25%) PowerShell
4 24 (5.47%) C#
5 19 (4.33%) C++
6 17 (3.87%) VBScript
7 16 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.64%) C
7 16 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.73%) PHP
9 11 (2.51%) Python
10 10 (2.28%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.05%) Perl
12 6 (1.37%) ABAP
13 5 (1.14%) Delphi
14 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.68%) VB
15 2 (0.46%) XQuery
15 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 155 (35.31%) Security Cleared
2 104 (23.69%) SC Cleared
3 52 (11.85%) DV Cleared
4 47 (10.71%) CISSP
5 35 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (6.83%) CISM
7 29 (6.61%) CCNA
8 25 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.78%) Degree
10 19 (4.33%) CCNP
11 17 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (3.87%) CISMP
12 15 (3.42%) MCSE
13 14 (3.19%) CCENT
14 9 (2.05%) CCIP
14 9 (2.05%) MCITP
15 8 (1.82%) MCP
16 7 (1.59%) CCIE
16 7 (1.59%) CCDP
16 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.56%) QA
4 9 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.37%) COBIT
5 6 (1.37%) SLA
6 3 (0.68%) GxP
6 3 (0.68%) COSO
7 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 121 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.62%) Hyper-V
3 36 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.47%) vSphere
5 21 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (4.56%) XenApp
7 18 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 14 (3.19%) Firmware
9 12 (2.73%) UAG
10 8 (1.82%) vCloud
11 6 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.91%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.68%) Snort
13 3 (0.68%) Squid
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.68%) XenServer
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.46%) Novell eDirectory
14 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 45 (10.25%) SCCM
2 32 (7.29%) SCOM
3 18 (4.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (2.05%) CA Wily
4 9 (2.05%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.59%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.37%) OpenIDM
7 6 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.91%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.91%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.68%) Nagios
9 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 129 (29.38%) Microsoft
2 113 (25.74%) VMware
3 95 (21.64%) Cisco
4 64 (14.58%) Citrix
5 44 (10.02%) Red Hat
6 39 (8.88%) F5
7 38 (8.66%) HP
7 38 (8.66%) Oracle
8 36 (8.20%) Juniper
8 36 (8.20%) CheckPoint
9 26 (5.92%) Dell
10 25 (5.69%) Clearswift
11 20 (4.56%) CA
11 20 (4.56%) AppSense
11 20 (4.56%) Kaspersky
12 19 (4.33%) IBM
13 18 (4.10%) Wyse
13 18 (4.10%) Lumension
14 15 (3.42%) SAP
15 12 (2.73%) SolarWinds
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