The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
UK
Rank 423 439 432
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing PKI 180 179 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.13% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 99 113
Median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £542 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +65.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +65.38%

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
13998 15781 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.87% 30.86% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8972 10198 9736
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 567 642
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.31 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

PKI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PKI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 171 £450 - 44
London +54 82 £490 +8.88% 8
South East -30 40 £444 -1.38% 17
Hampshire +6 24 £450 +30.43% 11
North West +27 19 £490 +15.29% 7
South West +16 14 £355 -26.42% 4
Lancashire +15 8 £505 +18.70%
Croydon - 8 £539 -
Preston - 8 £505 -
Wiltshire - 8 £355 - 1
Cheshire +30 6 £325 +32.65% 1
Scotland +16 6 £350 -24.73%
City of London 0 6 £456 +14.06% 1
Berkshire +15 5 £425 +4.61% 4
East Midlands +3 5 £330 +22.22%
East of England -2 5 £300 -
Derbyshire -4 5 £330 +22.22%
Derby - 5 £330 -
Southampton - 5 £450 -
Edinburgh +19 4 £400 -15.78%
West Midlands +6 4 £600 +142.42% 7
Portsmouth - 4 £475 -
Cambridge +12 3 - -
Manchester +10 3 £325 -43.47% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 3 - -
Winchester +3 3 £450 +5.88%
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Aldershot - 3 £325 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - -

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PKI.

1 199 (51.42%) Active Directory
2 178 (45.99%) Microsoft
3 171 (44.19%) Security Cleared
4 158 (40.83%) Windows
5 145 (37.47%) DNS
6 133 (34.37%) SC Cleared
7 98 (25.32%) VMware
8 89 (23.00%) LDAP
9 86 (22.22%) Firewall
10 84 (21.71%) VPN
11 83 (21.45%) Linux
12 71 (18.35%) DHCP
13 68 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
14 65 (16.80%) SCCM
15 63 (16.28%) Kerberos
16 61 (15.76%) SQL
17 60 (15.50%) Oracle
18 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 59 (15.25%) Replication
18 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
19 58 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 58 (14.99%) Windows Server
20 57 (14.73%) Office 365
21 54 (13.95%) Jenkins
21 54 (13.95%) PowerShell
22 53 (13.70%) SQL Server
22 53 (13.70%) Puppet
23 50 (12.92%) SCOM
24 49 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
25 48 (12.40%) Unix

PKI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (10.34%) Apache
2 36 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 31 (8.01%) MS Exchange
4 28 (7.24%) IIS
5 20 (5.17%) Confluence
6 19 (4.91%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.10%) nginx
8 11 (2.84%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.07%) JBoss
11 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.81%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.29%) SAS
13 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (1.03%) CMS
14 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (1.03%) Mule ESB
14 4 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (14.73%) Office 365
4 17 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (4.13%) IaaS
6 15 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (2.84%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.81%) PaaS
11 6 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.55%) Yammer
12 4 (1.03%) SaaS
13 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.52%) Route 53
13 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 145 (37.47%) DNS
2 89 (23.00%) LDAP
3 86 (22.22%) Firewall
4 84 (21.71%) VPN
5 71 (18.35%) DHCP
6 63 (16.28%) Kerberos
7 45 (11.63%) SSL
8 36 (9.30%) X.500
9 28 (7.24%) Internet
10 27 (6.98%) SNMP
11 22 (5.68%) Network Security
11 22 (5.68%) WAN
12 21 (5.43%) LAN
12 21 (5.43%) TCP/IP
13 18 (4.65%) BGP
14 17 (4.39%) SSH
15 15 (3.88%) Skype
16 14 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (3.62%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (3.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (7.24%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.43%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.29%) MySQL
11 4 (1.03%) Endeca
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.78%) Big Data
12 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.52%) DB2
13 2 (0.52%) OLTP
13 2 (0.52%) Redis
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 39 (10.08%) JIRA
3 19 (4.91%) Bitbucket
4 18 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.78%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.78%) JMeter
8 3 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.78%) Selenium
8 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.52%) GitLab
9 2 (0.52%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 42 (10.85%) Finance
2 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.81%) Banking
4 3 (0.78%) Electronics
4 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.78%) Marketing
4 3 (0.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.52%) Automotive
5 2 (0.52%) German Language
5 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (30.49%) Architect
2 44 (11.37%) Consultant
3 42 (10.85%) Active Directory Engineer
4 34 (8.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 34 (8.79%) Technical Architect
5 30 (7.75%) Cloud Architect
6 24 (6.20%) Security Architect
7 21 (5.43%) Analyst
8 20 (5.17%) AWS Architect
9 18 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (4.65%) Office 365 Architect
10 16 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 15 (3.88%) Security Specialist
11 15 (3.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.36%) Security Engineer
13 11 (2.84%) Security Consultant
14 10 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (6.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 23 (5.94%) Web Services
4 20 (5.17%) SAML
5 18 (4.65%) .NET
6 11 (2.84%) SOAP
7 8 (2.07%) OpenID
8 7 (1.81%) OAuth
8 7 (1.81%) REST
9 6 (1.55%) MCollective
9 6 (1.55%) POSIX
9 6 (1.55%) RESTful
10 5 (1.29%) 802.1X
10 5 (1.29%) ADSI
10 5 (1.29%) Middleware
11 4 (1.03%) Lucene
12 3 (0.78%) J2EE
12 3 (0.78%) OAuth2
13 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.25%) Replication
2 39 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.43%) Clustering
5 17 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.81%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.29%) BYOD
9 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.03%) CESG
10 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 158 (40.83%) Windows
2 83 (21.45%) Linux
3 58 (14.99%) Windows Server
3 58 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (12.40%) Unix
5 41 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (9.82%) Windows 10
7 15 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.36%) CentOS
9 10 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.07%) AIX
10 8 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.07%) Solaris
11 5 (1.29%) SUSE
11 5 (1.29%) VMS
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (8.79%) Information Security
4 33 (8.53%) ITIL
5 32 (8.27%) Migration
6 29 (7.49%) DevOps
7 25 (6.46%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (5.94%) Identity Management
8 23 (5.94%) SIEM
9 22 (5.68%) Email Filtering
9 22 (5.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 19 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (4.91%) Open Source
11 18 (4.65%) Patch Management
11 18 (4.65%) TOGAF
12 17 (4.39%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (4.39%) Identity Access Management
13 15 (3.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (3.62%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.76%) SQL
2 54 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.34%) Java
4 39 (10.08%) C
5 27 (6.98%) Python
6 17 (4.39%) C#
7 15 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.36%) Perl
9 11 (2.84%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.58%) Ruby
11 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.26%) C++
13 1 (0.26%) Go
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 171 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 133 (34.37%) SC Cleared
3 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (8.79%) MCP
5 30 (7.75%) MCTS
6 29 (7.49%) CISSP
7 22 (5.68%) Degree
7 22 (5.68%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.84%) AWS Certification
10 10 (2.58%) MCSE
11 9 (2.33%) CISM
12 8 (2.07%) MCITP
13 7 (1.81%) CCIE
13 7 (1.81%) RHCE
14 5 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.29%) CCNP
14 5 (1.29%) CISA
15 4 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.39%) QA
3 16 (4.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.03%) COBIT
5 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.03%) GPG13
6 3 (0.78%) RMADS
7 2 (0.52%) COSO
7 2 (0.52%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.52%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.52%) SLA
8 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 199 (51.42%) Active Directory
2 49 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.72%) Docker
4 21 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.58%) vSphere
7 8 (2.07%) XenApp
8 6 (1.55%) PowerHA
8 6 (1.55%) vCloud
9 5 (1.29%) Sendmail
9 5 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.03%) UAG
11 3 (0.78%) NFS
11 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.52%) Postfix
12 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.52%) XenServer
13 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (16.80%) SCCM
2 53 (13.70%) Puppet
3 50 (12.92%) SCOM
4 39 (10.08%) Ansible
5 31 (8.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (6.46%) Kubernetes
6 25 (6.46%) Packer
7 21 (5.43%) Rsyslog
8 20 (5.17%) Terraform
8 20 (5.17%) ZABBIX
9 19 (4.91%) Consul
9 19 (4.91%) yum
10 15 (3.88%) Nessus
11 12 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (2.84%) Nagios
13 10 (2.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 9 (2.33%) Tivoli
15 8 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
16 7 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 178 (45.99%) Microsoft
2 98 (25.32%) VMware
3 60 (15.50%) Oracle
4 44 (11.37%) Cisco
5 34 (8.79%) Atlassian
6 27 (6.98%) Red Hat
7 26 (6.72%) Citrix
8 23 (5.94%) Symantec
9 22 (5.68%) CA
10 20 (5.17%) F5
10 20 (5.17%) Intel Security
11 19 (4.91%) AppDynamics
12 18 (4.65%) IBM
13 17 (4.39%) HP
14 16 (4.13%) CheckPoint
15 14 (3.62%) Palo Alto
16 10 (2.58%) Juniper
16 10 (2.58%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.33%) New Relic
18 8 (2.07%) Splunk
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Contract £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 15 days ago