Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 145 165
Rank change year-on-year +28 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing PKI 64 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.27% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 2.63% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 24
Scotland median daily rate £419 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.09% -10.53% +12.09%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £270
90th Percentile £538 £499 £473
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.27% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £34.50 £32.73
% change year-on-year -6.52% +5.41% +25.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1483 1483 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.44% 34.38% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 874 947
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £212 £231 £210
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 62
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +52.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.90 £50.20 £46.97
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 35 £425 +30.77%
Edinburgh -7 19 £525 +9.95% 1
South Lanarkshire - 9 £375 -
Renfrewshire +15 1 £320 -5.88%
PKI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 31 (48.44%) Perl
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 26 (40.63%) Finance
4 25 (39.06%) Windows
5 24 (37.50%) Sybase
5 24 (37.50%) DB2
6 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (34.38%) SQL
8 20 (31.25%) Unix
9 18 (28.13%) IBM
10 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 17 (26.56%) Information Security
11 16 (25.00%) SSL
11 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
12 15 (23.44%) Mainframe
13 14 (21.88%) Security Management
13 14 (21.88%) SSH
13 14 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 14 (21.88%) ISPF
13 14 (21.88%) CICS
13 14 (21.88%) Assembly Language
13 14 (21.88%) CA
13 14 (21.88%) REXX
13 14 (21.88%) zOS
13 14 (21.88%) Shell Script
13 14 (21.88%) RACF
13 14 (21.88%) JCL
13 14 (21.88%) Middleware
13 14 (21.88%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.88%) CICS
1 14 (21.88%) MQSeries
1 14 (21.88%) SAS
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) JBoss
3 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.38%) IIS
6 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) IaaS
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SSL
2 14 (21.88%) Kerberos
2 14 (21.88%) SSH
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
4 10 (15.63%) LDAP
5 7 (10.94%) BIG-IP
5 7 (10.94%) Internet
5 7 (10.94%) NetScaler
6 6 (9.38%) S/MIME
6 6 (9.38%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.25%) DNS
7 4 (6.25%) Intranet
7 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.69%) DHCP
8 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (4.69%) LAN
8 3 (4.69%) Network Security
8 3 (4.69%) WAN
9 2 (3.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) DB2
2 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.94%) SQLite
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) MSDE
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) FishEye
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Perl Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Assembler Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Mainframe Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) RACF Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) SAS Programmer
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) ISPF
1 14 (21.88%) Middleware
1 14 (21.88%) REST
2 12 (18.75%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) Java EE
3 7 (10.94%) SOAP
3 7 (10.94%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) XSLT
4 4 (6.25%) Ajax
4 4 (6.25%) EJB
4 4 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.25%) JPA
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Mainframe
2 13 (20.31%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) DataPower
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) Unix
4 14 (21.88%) zOS
5 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.25%) Solaris
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Information Security
2 14 (21.88%) People Management
2 14 (21.88%) Project Planning
2 14 (21.88%) Security Management
2 14 (21.88%) Time Management
3 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) SDLC
5 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Open Source
7 7 (10.94%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Web Development
8 6 (9.38%) Information Management
8 6 (9.38%) Load Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Perl
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (21.88%) Assembly Language
4 14 (21.88%) CLIST
4 14 (21.88%) Java
4 14 (21.88%) JCL
4 14 (21.88%) REXX
4 14 (21.88%) Shell Script
5 13 (20.31%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) C#
6 7 (10.94%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (21.88%) RACF
2 14 (21.88%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (4.69%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) zSecure
2 6 (9.38%) Netcool
2 6 (9.38%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) WMI
4 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Sybase
2 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.13%) IBM
4 14 (21.88%) CA
5 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
6 12 (18.75%) VMware
7 9 (14.06%) Citrix
7 9 (14.06%) F5
8 7 (10.94%) CyberArk
9 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco
10 4 (6.25%) Adobe
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (6.25%) Perforce
11 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.69%) Imperva
12 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
12 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.56%) HP