Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 297 264
Rank change year-on-year +46 -33 -66
Contract jobs citing PKI 109 83 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 1.60% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 37 59
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £376 £209 £329
90th Percentile £600 £535 £503
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £15.37 £41.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -63.19% -12.11% +78.74%

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 4,732 5,186 4,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.75% 30.96% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,810 2,991 2,669
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £256 £228 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 228 237
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.45 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.99% +23.95% -34.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.11 £11.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.05 £46.17
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.97
% change year-on-year - +2.53% -0.14%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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
Hampshire +25 71 £475 +11.76%
Thames Valley +38 30 £475 +76.58% 3
Berkshire -3 16 £488 +2.63%
Buckinghamshire +38 7 £525 +121.05% 3
Oxfordshire +36 7 £475 +313.04%
Surrey -2 6 £550 +22.22% 1
East Sussex - 2 £413 -
West Sussex +1 1 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PKI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PKI.

1 57 (52.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) DNS
3 54 (49.54%) Windows
4 52 (47.71%) Active Directory
5 49 (44.95%) Security Cleared
6 40 (36.70%) DHCP
7 39 (35.78%) VMware
8 38 (34.86%) Windows Server
9 33 (30.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (27.52%) Firewall
11 28 (25.69%) PowerShell
11 28 (25.69%) DV Cleared
12 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (24.77%) SCCM
12 27 (24.77%) SAN
13 25 (22.94%) Office 365
14 23 (21.10%) Cisco
15 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
16 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Intune
16 21 (19.27%) High Availability
16 21 (19.27%) Network Design
16 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
16 21 (19.27%) WAN
17 20 (18.35%) Migration
17 20 (18.35%) ITIL
18 19 (17.43%) LAN
18 19 (17.43%) Citrix
18 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008

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 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
2 17 (15.60%) Skype for Business
3 12 (11.01%) MS Exchange
4 11 (10.09%) IIS
5 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.59%) Confluence
7 4 (3.67%) Apache
7 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) nginx
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (22.94%) Office 365
3 14 (12.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (11.01%) Yammer
5 5 (4.59%) IaaS
6 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.92%) SaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Serverless
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.46%) DNS
2 40 (36.70%) DHCP
3 30 (27.52%) Firewall
4 27 (24.77%) SAN
5 21 (19.27%) WAN
6 19 (17.43%) LAN
7 16 (14.68%) NetScaler
7 16 (14.68%) Skype
8 14 (12.84%) Network Security
8 14 (12.84%) VLAN
9 13 (11.93%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (11.93%) iSCSI
10 12 (11.01%) VPN
11 9 (8.26%) Internet
12 8 (7.34%) SMTP
13 7 (6.42%) SSL
13 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.59%) HTTP
14 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (4.59%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
1 5 (4.59%) Military
1 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Consultant
7 7 (6.42%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Office 365 Expert
8 6 (5.50%) Subject Matter Expert
8 6 (5.50%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) LDAP
2 7 (6.42%) SailPoint
2 7 (6.42%) WAP
3 5 (4.59%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.83%) SAML
5 1 (0.92%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Clustering
2 14 (12.84%) Fat Client
2 14 (12.84%) Thin Client
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.42%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.67%) CESG
7 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.83%) DataPower
8 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.92%) iPhone
9 1 (0.92%) PMI
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (49.54%) Windows
2 38 (34.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.43%) Windows 10
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.67%) Unix
6 3 (2.75%) VMS
6 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.83%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.92%) Android
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) Debian
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (19.27%) High Availability
2 21 (19.27%) Network Design
3 20 (18.35%) ITIL
3 20 (18.35%) Migration
4 15 (13.76%) SIEM
5 14 (12.84%) Application Packaging
6 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.42%) Information Security
8 7 (6.42%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.42%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.50%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (5.50%) Time Management
10 5 (4.59%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (4.59%) CRAMM
10 5 (4.59%) Critical Thinking
10 5 (4.59%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 6 (5.50%) VBScript
4 2 (1.83%) Lisp
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (44.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.69%) DV Cleared
3 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
4 17 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (14.68%) CISSP
6 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (11.01%) CCNP
8 11 (10.09%) Degree
9 10 (9.17%) JNCIP
10 8 (7.34%) MCSE
11 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (5.50%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (5.50%) CISM
12 6 (5.50%) MCSA
13 5 (4.59%) CCA
13 5 (4.59%) CCIE
13 5 (4.59%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (2.75%) CEH
15 3 (2.75%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) RMADS
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.92%) GDPR
5 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (47.71%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.51%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (15.60%) XenApp
5 17 (15.60%) XenDesktop
6 14 (12.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (12.84%) XenServer
7 10 (9.17%) vSphere
8 5 (4.59%) DFS Replication
8 5 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.92%) Snort
10 1 (0.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (24.77%) SCCM
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (13.76%) SCOM
4 14 (12.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (7.34%) AirWatch
6 5 (4.59%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) WSUS
8 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.92%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.92%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (52.29%) Microsoft
2 39 (35.78%) VMware
3 23 (21.10%) Cisco
4 19 (17.43%) Citrix
5 18 (16.51%) Juniper
6 16 (14.68%) Dell
7 12 (11.01%) McAfee
8 11 (10.09%) CA
9 6 (5.50%) CommVault
9 6 (5.50%) F5
9 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.50%) Splunk
9 6 (5.50%) Tripwire
10 5 (4.59%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.75%) Clearswift
11 3 (2.75%) EMC
11 3 (2.75%) LogRhythm
11 3 (2.75%) Symantec
12 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto