Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 2021 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
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 114 206
Rank change year-on-year -57 +92 +24
Contract jobs citing PKI 9 3 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.47% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 25
10th Percentile £482 £374 £348
25th Percentile £489 £381 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £428 £550
Median % change year-on-year +40.35% -22.27% -4.35%
75th Percentile £629 £501 £625
90th Percentile £677 £523 £715
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 1,478 641 1,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.90% 35.53% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 445 1,385
10th Percentile £383 £309 £313
25th Percentile £494 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £778 £725 £700
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 31
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.50 £11.75
25th Percentile £20.94 £22.75 £13.01
Median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.47% +75.61% +6.49%
75th Percentile £42.81 £46.00 £30.32
90th Percentile £61.75 £47.75 £49.13
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +69.05% +7.69%

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 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PKI in the City of London

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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 26 October 2021, 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 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Splunk
2 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Route 53
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Terraform
2 4 (44.44%) Prometheus
2 4 (44.44%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EKS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) SAML
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) GCP
3 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Finance

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 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
1 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EKS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (44.44%) Route 53
3 2 (22.22%) AWS KMS
3 2 (22.22%) Azure
3 2 (22.22%) GCP
4 1 (11.11%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AutoIt
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 1 (11.11%) OpenID
2 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
2 1 (11.11%) SPNEGO
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
1 4 (44.44%) Sprint Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CRISC
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (11.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Prometheus
1 4 (44.44%) Terraform
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware