The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 103 115
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing PKI 3 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 1.07% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 3.47% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 10
Median daily rate - £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +30.43% +40.81%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 578 807 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.45% 30.88% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 444 390
Median daily rate £369 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 25
Median hourly rate £47.23 £39.00 £19.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.10% +96.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £14.94 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.80 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in Scotland

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in Scotland

PKI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Edinburgh +8 3 - -
PKI
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PKI.

1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (66.67%) Replication
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (40.00%) LDAP
4 6 (40.00%) X.500
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) MCP
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) MCTS
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) CyberArk

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 6 (40.00%) X.500
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Password Management
3 1 (6.67%) Privileged Password Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) CyberArk