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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Rank 447 446 496
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +50
Contract jobs citing PKI 162 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 57
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£369 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.24% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+42.60% -

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
17565 16397 17509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10667 10120 10142
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 667 895
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.03 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 -1 150 £375 -13.54% 33
London +15 55 £425 -5.55% 6
South East -8 44 £363 -19.44% 14
East of England -11 23 £375 - 3
City of London +29 21 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire 0 21 £400 -10.11% 5
Reading +9 13 £363 -15.69% 4
Hampshire -11 13 £370 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +5 12 £325 -
Hertfordshire -17 10 £375 - 3
Leicestershire +6 8 - -
North West -9 7 £300 +33.33% 3
Leicester +9 6 - -
Scotland -15 6 £348 -13.00%
Suffolk - 6 £375 -
Ipswich - 6 £375 -
South West -31 5 - - 3
Essex - 5 £388 -
Surrey +5 4 £350 - 4
Basingstoke +9 3 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £323 -
Derbyshire - 3 £325 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Slough - 3 £498 -
Staines - 3 - - 2
Derby - 3 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 3
Cheshire -1 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 £330 -
Southampton -10 2 £390 - 1

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 143 (49.14%) Windows
2 114 (39.18%) Active Directory
3 109 (37.46%) Microsoft
4 82 (28.18%) Security Cleared
5 74 (25.43%) DNS
6 72 (24.74%) Firewall
7 59 (20.27%) VMware
7 59 (20.27%) Linux
7 59 (20.27%) SC Cleared
8 57 (19.59%) TCP/IP
9 54 (18.56%) UNIX
10 53 (18.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (16.84%) Citrix
12 46 (15.81%) LDAP
13 45 (15.46%) VPN
14 43 (14.78%) Internet
15 42 (14.43%) Cisco
15 42 (14.43%) ITIL
15 42 (14.43%) SCCM
16 41 (14.09%) Oracle
16 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (13.75%) SQL
17 40 (13.75%) PowerShell
18 39 (13.40%) SSL
19 38 (13.06%) Kerberos
19 38 (13.06%) Java
19 38 (13.06%) IIS
20 37 (12.71%) SQL Server
20 37 (12.71%) Finance
21 35 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 38 (13.06%) IIS
2 31 (10.65%) Apache
3 29 (9.97%) MS Exchange
4 25 (8.59%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.81%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.78%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.78%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.37%) nginx
9 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.37%) Lync
10 3 (1.03%) Documentum
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.69%) Mule
11 2 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.69%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.47%) MS Office
3 11 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.47%) IaaS
4 12 (4.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.43%) DNS
2 72 (24.74%) Firewall
3 57 (19.59%) TCP/IP
4 46 (15.81%) LDAP
5 45 (15.46%) VPN
6 43 (14.78%) Internet
7 39 (13.40%) SSL
8 38 (13.06%) Kerberos
9 33 (11.34%) DHCP
10 22 (7.56%) WAN
10 22 (7.56%) LAN
10 22 (7.56%) IPsec
11 21 (7.22%) HTTP
12 17 (5.84%) Network Security
13 16 (5.50%) VLAN
13 16 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (4.81%) X.500
14 14 (4.81%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (4.47%) Wireshark
15 13 (4.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (3.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.41%) DB2
4 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.37%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.69%) Big Data
8 2 (0.69%) MS Access
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.34%) IDOL
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Maven
2 11 (3.78%) Ant
3 8 (2.75%) Fiddler
3 8 (2.75%) Subversion
4 6 (2.06%) JIRA
5 5 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.72%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.72%) MSI
5 5 (1.72%) JUnit
5 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.03%) Metasploit
7 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.69%) Toad
8 2 (0.69%) GCC
General
1 37 (12.71%) Finance
2 19 (6.53%) Banking
3 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.06%) Publishing
4 5 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Local Government
6 3 (1.03%) International Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (14.09%) Consultant
2 32 (11.00%) Architect
3 24 (8.25%) Analyst
3 24 (8.25%) Security Engineer
4 20 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (6.19%) Security Consultant
6 12 (4.12%) Administrator
6 12 (4.12%) Network Engineer
6 12 (4.12%) Security Analyst
7 10 (3.44%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (3.44%) Designer
7 10 (3.44%) SCCM Engineer
8 9 (3.09%) Security Architect
8 9 (3.09%) Active Directory Specialist
8 9 (3.09%) Developer
9 8 (2.75%) IT Consultant
9 8 (2.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (2.75%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.84%) Web Services
2 16 (5.50%) .NET
3 15 (5.15%) Middleware
4 10 (3.44%) DCOM
4 10 (3.44%) HTML
5 9 (3.09%) SOAP
6 8 (2.75%) HTML5
7 7 (2.41%) JAAS
8 6 (2.06%) Spring
8 6 (2.06%) ADSI
8 6 (2.06%) XML
8 6 (2.06%) REST
9 5 (1.72%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.37%) WCF
10 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.03%) J2EE
11 3 (1.03%) SAML
11 3 (1.03%) OAuth
11 3 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.84%) Cryptography
4 11 (3.78%) Replication
4 11 (3.78%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.75%) Smartcard
5 8 (2.75%) Clustering
6 6 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.72%) Open Source
7 5 (1.72%) EMV
7 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.37%) iPad
8 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.03%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.69%) CESG
10 2 (0.69%) SecurID
10 2 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 143 (49.14%) Windows
2 59 (20.27%) Linux
3 54 (18.56%) UNIX
4 53 (18.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.47%) Android
9 12 (4.12%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.78%) Solaris
11 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.69%) AIX
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.43%) ITIL
2 29 (9.97%) Information Security
3 26 (8.93%) Migration
4 24 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (7.22%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.87%) Identity Management
7 14 (4.81%) Security Management
7 14 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (4.47%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.12%) DevOps
10 11 (3.78%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.44%) Cyber Security
11 10 (3.44%) SIEM
11 10 (3.44%) Change Management
11 10 (3.44%) Project Management
12 9 (3.09%) Validation
12 9 (3.09%) Project Planning
12 9 (3.09%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.75%) SQL
1 40 (13.75%) PowerShell
2 38 (13.06%) Java
3 22 (7.56%) VBScript
4 15 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.47%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.09%) C
6 9 (3.09%) C++
7 7 (2.41%) Perl
8 6 (2.06%) C#
9 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.72%) Python
10 4 (1.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) XPath
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (28.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.59%) MCSE
5 20 (6.87%) MCP
6 19 (6.53%) CISSP
7 17 (5.84%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.12%) Degree
9 9 (3.09%) MCSA
10 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.06%) CCSE
11 6 (2.06%) MCTS
12 5 (1.72%) CCEE
12 5 (1.72%) CCEA
13 4 (1.37%) CISA
13 4 (1.37%) CISM
13 4 (1.37%) CCNA
14 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.15%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.72%) QA
5 3 (1.03%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) GPG13
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.84%) UAG
4 13 (4.47%) vSphere
4 13 (4.47%) XenApp
5 11 (3.78%) ProxySG
6 8 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.06%) XenServer
8 5 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.37%) Squid
10 3 (1.03%) Xen
10 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (1.03%) vCloud
11 2 (0.69%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.69%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 42 (14.43%) SCCM
2 25 (8.59%) SCOM
3 17 (5.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (3.44%) Puppet
4 10 (3.44%) WMI
5 9 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (3.09%) OpenSSO
6 8 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (2.06%) WSUS
8 6 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.37%) XenMobile
10 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.03%) CA SiteMinder
11 3 (1.03%) MIIS
11 3 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 109 (37.46%) Microsoft
2 59 (20.27%) VMware
3 49 (16.84%) Citrix
4 42 (14.43%) Cisco
5 41 (14.09%) Oracle
6 22 (7.56%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.22%) Juniper
8 20 (6.87%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.19%) Blue Coat
10 17 (5.84%) F5
11 16 (5.50%) Sourcefire
12 14 (4.81%) IBM
12 14 (4.81%) HP
13 11 (3.78%) CA
14 9 (3.09%) ForgeRock
15 7 (2.41%) Sun
15 7 (2.41%) McAfee
16 6 (2.06%) Symantec
17 5 (1.72%) EMC
17 5 (1.72%) SAP
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