The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 24 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 428 371 369
Rank change year-on-year -57 -2  
Contract jobs citing PKI 154 278 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.69% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 162 143
Median daily rate £475 £494 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +37.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -7.63% +28.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.04 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.06% +58.71%  
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14239 16461 16386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.53% 33.34% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10948 10465
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 530 597
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in England

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in England

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in England

PKI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +22 79 £475 -7.31% 5
South East -48 24 £478 +0.52% 6
North West -13 20 £280 -34.31% 2
South West -1 13 £475 +13.63% 2
East of England -2 7 £475 -20.83% 4
West Midlands +25 5 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +21 4 £475 -7.31%
East Midlands -8 1 - -
PKI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for PKI.

1 139 (41.99%) Security Cleared
2 126 (38.07%) Windows
3 125 (37.76%) Active Directory
4 108 (32.63%) SC Cleared
5 100 (30.21%) Microsoft
6 85 (25.68%) Firewall
7 73 (22.05%) Linux
8 69 (20.85%) VMware
9 68 (20.54%) DNS
10 58 (17.52%) SSL
10 58 (17.52%) VPN
11 49 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (14.20%) Finance
12 47 (14.20%) Unix
12 47 (14.20%) Windows Server
13 46 (13.90%) SQL
13 46 (13.90%) Cisco
14 44 (13.29%) Office 365
15 43 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (12.39%) Java
17 40 (12.08%) Oracle
17 40 (12.08%) Citrix
18 39 (11.78%) DHCP
18 39 (11.78%) PowerShell
19 38 (11.48%) SCCM
20 37 (11.18%) Data Centre
21 35 (10.57%) Puppet
21 35 (10.57%) MS Exchange
22 34 (10.27%) SQL Server
22 34 (10.27%) Red Hat

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.34%) Apache
4 20 (6.04%) IIS
5 17 (5.14%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.53%) JBoss
7 12 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (3.63%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.42%) SAS
9 8 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (2.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.11%) Confluence
11 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.91%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.60%) nginx
14 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) HipChat
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (13.29%) Office 365
3 22 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.34%) IaaS
5 17 (5.14%) SaaS
6 10 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.02%) PaaS
7 8 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.42%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.51%) Route 53
8 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (25.68%) Firewall
2 68 (20.54%) DNS
3 58 (17.52%) SSL
3 58 (17.52%) VPN
4 39 (11.78%) DHCP
5 26 (7.85%) Network Security
6 25 (7.55%) Internet
7 24 (7.25%) HTTP
7 24 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.65%) LAN
8 22 (6.65%) SNMP
9 21 (6.34%) LDAP
10 20 (6.04%) SSH
11 19 (5.74%) IPsec
12 16 (4.83%) WAN
13 14 (4.23%) Kerberos
14 13 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (3.32%) SAN
16 10 (3.02%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.83%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.72%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.11%) MySQL
6 7 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.81%) Big Data
8 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (8.46%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.83%) Bitbucket
2 16 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.53%) JIRA
4 9 (2.72%) Maven
5 8 (2.42%) Subversion
6 7 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.51%) GitLab
7 5 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.51%) Xcode
8 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.60%) Ant
10 1 (0.30%) FishEye
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 10 (3.02%) Banking
2 10 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.72%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.42%) Local Government
5 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.60%) Legal
5 2 (0.60%) Marketing
5 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (26.59%) Architect
2 49 (14.80%) Consultant
3 24 (7.25%) Security Architect
4 21 (6.34%) Technical Architect
5 19 (5.74%) AWS Architect
5 19 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (4.83%) Developer
7 15 (4.53%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (4.53%) Security Engineer
8 14 (4.23%) Administrator
8 14 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.63%) Analyst
10 11 (3.32%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.02%) Security Specialist
11 10 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.72%) Designer
12 9 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (2.72%) Network Specialist
12 9 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.16%) Web Services
2 21 (6.34%) SAML
3 16 (4.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 14 (4.23%) OAuth
5 12 (3.63%) RESTful
6 11 (3.32%) OpenID
7 9 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (2.72%) JSON
7 9 (2.72%) Middleware
8 8 (2.42%) 802.1X
8 8 (2.42%) REST
8 8 (2.42%) SOAP
9 7 (2.11%) .NET
9 7 (2.11%) XML
10 6 (1.81%) Java EE
10 6 (1.81%) Node.js
10 6 (1.81%) OAuth2
11 5 (1.51%) ADSI
11 5 (1.51%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (1.51%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.63%) Clustering
5 11 (3.32%) Replication
6 9 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.72%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.42%) CESG
8 7 (2.11%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.81%) User Experience
10 5 (1.51%) Animation
10 5 (1.51%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.51%) YubiKey
11 4 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.91%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 126 (38.07%) Windows
2 73 (22.05%) Linux
3 47 (14.20%) Unix
3 47 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 32 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.76%) Windows 10
6 28 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (6.34%) CentOS
9 14 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.02%) AIX
11 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.51%) Solaris
14 4 (1.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (9.97%) DevOps
2 33 (9.97%) Migration
3 31 (9.37%) Information Security
3 31 (9.37%) ITIL
4 28 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (7.55%) Cryptography
6 22 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (5.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 18 (5.44%) SIEM
7 18 (5.44%) TDD
8 17 (5.14%) Open Source
8 17 (5.14%) TOGAF
9 16 (4.83%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (4.83%) Network Design
10 15 (4.53%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (4.53%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.23%) Configuration Management
12 12 (3.63%) Asset Management
12 12 (3.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.90%) SQL
2 41 (12.39%) Java
3 39 (11.78%) PowerShell
4 20 (6.04%) Python
5 19 (5.74%) Shell Script
6 17 (5.14%) C
7 10 (3.02%) Ruby
8 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.51%) Apple Swift
9 5 (1.51%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.21%) C#
10 4 (1.21%) C++
10 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.21%) JCL
10 4 (1.21%) PHP
11 3 (0.91%) Perl
12 2 (0.60%) C-shell
12 2 (0.60%) Korn
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (41.99%) Security Cleared
2 108 (32.63%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (7.55%) Degree
5 22 (6.65%) CISSP
5 22 (6.65%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.44%) RHCE
7 17 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.93%) RHCSA
9 12 (3.63%) MCSE
10 10 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (2.42%) CCIE
12 7 (2.11%) CCNA
12 7 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.81%) VCP6
14 5 (1.51%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.51%) JNCIS
14 5 (1.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.02%) QA
4 6 (1.81%) GDPR
4 6 (1.81%) SLA
5 5 (1.51%) COBIT
6 4 (1.21%) GPG13
7 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.60%) RMADS
8 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.30%) COSO
9 1 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 125 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.44%) Docker
4 16 (4.83%) vSphere
5 13 (3.93%) XenApp
6 8 (2.42%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.81%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.81%) vCloud
9 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.60%) Firmware
11 2 (0.60%) NFS
11 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.60%) UAG
12 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (11.48%) SCCM
2 35 (10.57%) Puppet
3 31 (9.37%) SCOM
4 17 (5.14%) Ansible
4 17 (5.14%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.53%) vCenter Server
6 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (3.93%) Rsyslog
8 12 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.42%) Consul
9 8 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (2.42%) Packer
9 8 (2.42%) Terraform
9 8 (2.42%) yum
9 8 (2.42%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.81%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.81%) Nessus
10 6 (1.81%) WSUS
11 5 (1.51%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.85%) VMware
3 46 (13.90%) Cisco
4 40 (12.08%) Citrix
4 40 (12.08%) Oracle
5 34 (10.27%) Red Hat
6 21 (6.34%) Atlassian
7 20 (6.04%) Juniper
8 19 (5.74%) CA
9 17 (5.14%) McAfee
10 13 (3.93%) F5
10 13 (3.93%) HP
10 13 (3.93%) IBM
11 12 (3.63%) Qualys
12 11 (3.32%) Palo Alto
12 11 (3.32%) Thales
13 9 (2.72%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.72%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.72%) Symantec
14 8 (2.42%) AppDynamics
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £59,726 fixed term contract for 12 Months + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 days ago