Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 224 215
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing PKI 23 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 5
City of London median daily rate £563 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -2.63% +2.70%
10th Percentile £353 £363 £339
90th Percentile £750 £713 £578
Central London median daily rate £563 £469 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 2,725 3,007 2,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.28% 42.47% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,031 2,371 1,787
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 26
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.02% +13.16% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.58 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.65 £48.48 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +13.16% -3.77%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in the City of London

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in the City of London

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (26.09%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) User Experience
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (17.39%) QRadar
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 4 (17.39%) Confluence
6 4 (17.39%) OpenID
6 4 (17.39%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) Office 365
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA

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 (17.39%) Confluence
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (13.04%) Mimecast
5 2 (8.70%) Apigee
6 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) Skype
4 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
4 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.70%) X.509
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) CF BOSH
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Head of Security
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Head of Payments
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Digital
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) OAuth
1 4 (17.39%) OpenID
1 4 (17.39%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) OAuth2
2 2 (8.70%) SAML
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) SABSA
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
2 3 (13.04%) CRISC
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
4 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (4.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) QRadar
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Thycotic