Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 6 months to 22 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 261 246
Rank change year-on-year -41 -15 0
Contract jobs citing PKI 69 121 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 2.44% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 97 83
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £359 £320 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £587
England median daily rate £488 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £32.73
% change year-on-year -10.14% +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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4857 4957 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.84% 29.65% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2854 2852 3408
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 288 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.59 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +22.45% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in the South East

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in the South East

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in the South East

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in the South East

PKI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -4 39 £500 +17.65% 3
Berkshire +19 26 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire -33 14 £475 +39.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 12 £500 +17.59%
Surrey -16 11 £475 -5.00%
West Sussex -16 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -4 1 - - 3
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for PKI.

1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
4 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.19%) Windows Server
6 15 (21.74%) Firewall
7 13 (18.84%) Information Security
8 12 (17.39%) IPsec
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
9 11 (15.94%) CISSP
9 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (14.49%) Unix
10 10 (14.49%) MCSE
10 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
11 9 (13.04%) CISM
11 9 (13.04%) Linux
11 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.04%) SAN
11 9 (13.04%) DNS
11 9 (13.04%) SIEM
11 9 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
11 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.59%) SCOM

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.45%) OpenDNS
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) IPsec
3 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) SAN
4 7 (10.14%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) Network Security
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 5 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.80%) IPv6
8 3 (4.35%) DMZ
8 3 (4.35%) IKE
8 3 (4.35%) Internet
8 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.90%) 4G
9 2 (2.90%) ATM
9 2 (2.90%) LTE
9 2 (2.90%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.90%) VoIP
10 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Architect
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 10 (14.49%) Security Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Security Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Wintel Architect
5 7 (10.14%) CISSP Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Server Support
7 4 (5.80%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Service Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) LAMP
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.45%) CGI
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.45%) WCF
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) XSD
3 1 (1.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
7 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.49%) Unix
6 9 (13.04%) Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.90%) VMS
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Information Security
2 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 9 (13.04%) SIEM
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Presales
6 6 (8.70%) Service Design
7 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.80%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Inspection
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.35%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Server Building
9 3 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) Python
3 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (2.90%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 1 (1.45%) AWK
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) sed
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.94%) CISSP
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (14.49%) MCSE
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (13.04%) CISM
5 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.59%) MCSA
7 7 (10.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (10.14%) SANS
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.90%) CCNA
9 2 (2.90%) CCNP
9 2 (2.90%) CCSA
10 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.45%) GIAC
10 1 (1.45%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ECSS
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Server
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCOM
2 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (10.14%) SCCM
3 6 (8.70%) SCSM
3 6 (8.70%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.90%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.90%) SELinux
6 1 (1.45%) Ansible
6 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.45%) Nessus
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 7 (10.14%) Symantec
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) BMC
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) McAfee
6 2 (2.90%) WSO2
7 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Sophos
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas