Period
to 5 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 224 227
Rank change year-on-year +57 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing PKI 8 24 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 26
Median daily rate £418 £575 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.39% +22.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £373 £366 £363
90th Percentile £586 £750 £725
Central London median daily rate £425 £575 £475
% change year-on-year -26.09% +21.05% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

PKI is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,451 2,535 2,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.79% 37.14% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,863 2,269
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £306 £314
90th Percentile £700 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 43 53
Median hourly rate £25.72 £18.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.54% -13.02% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.01 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.50 £48.45
Median hourly rate £26.72 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year +36.15% -8.72% +16.22%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PKI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in the City of London

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PKI in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PKI in the City of London

PKI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PKI in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PKI in the City of London

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PKI in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for PKI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PKI.

1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Go
2 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) AWS

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Apigee
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Banking
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Go
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Istio
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) QRadar
3 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec