The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing PKI 10 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 1.44% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £540 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £568 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -7.63% +28.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £32.04 £20.19
% change year-on-year +56.06% +58.71%  

PKI is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 516 696 738
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.24% 29.22% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 381 360
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PKI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in Berkshire

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PKI in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in Berkshire

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in Berkshire

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Reading +16 6 £540 +13.68% 2
Bracknell +10 2 - - 1
PKI
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PKI.

1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) SLA
3 5 (25.00%) GDPR
3 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Break/Fix
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.00%) Qualys
5 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design
5 3 (15.00%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (10.00%) BitLocker

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) 4G
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) IKE
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security
1 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 5 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) GDPR
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) F5
1 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Qualys
1 3 (15.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.00%) Intel
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee