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 27 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 / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 108 128
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Contract jobs citing PKI 11 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 1.33% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 3.81% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 4
Median daily rate £440 £398 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.69% -13.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £284 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -7.63% +28.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1023 829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.85% 34.81% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 551 377
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 27 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
Glasgow +11 7 £429 -14.15%
Edinburgh +12 4 £525 +30.84%
PKI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PKI.

1 8 (57.14%) Time Management
2 7 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (50.00%) CLIST
2 7 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (50.00%) SSH
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (50.00%) ISPF
2 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (50.00%) zSecure
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Sybase
2 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (50.00%) SAS
2 7 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) CICS
2 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 7 (50.00%) CA
2 7 (50.00%) REXX
2 7 (50.00%) zOS
2 7 (50.00%) RACF
2 7 (50.00%) JCL
2 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management

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 7 (50.00%) CICS
1 7 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (50.00%) SSH
1 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Assembler Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) RACF Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) CyberArk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) ISPF
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
1 7 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Time Management
2 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) People Management
4 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Password Management
6 1 (7.14%) Privileged Password Management
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 7 (50.00%) CLIST
1 7 (50.00%) JCL
1 7 (50.00%) REXX
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (50.00%) RACF
1 7 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) CA
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
1 7 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) CyberArk