Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 304 212
Rank change year-on-year +49 -92 +43
Contract jobs citing PKI 137 63 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.39% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 1.29% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 131
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £346 £325 £330
90th Percentile £600 £560 £550
England median daily rate £489 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +2.89% -1.55% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £50.00 £29.79
% change year-on-year -26.50% +67.86% +47.57%

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 5,402 4,875 5,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.34% 30.54% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,064 2,765 3,575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £227 £239
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 249 286
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.44% -22.58% +35.02%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.00 £51.13
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +50 84 £450 +2.27% 4
Surrey -10 27 £500 +17.65% 8
Thames Valley -19 23 £600 +24.61% 5
Berkshire -26 11 £475 -5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £400 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £600 -
Kent +11 1 £325 -7.14%
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 64 (46.72%) Security Cleared
2 57 (41.61%) Windows
3 55 (40.15%) Firewall
4 51 (37.23%) DNS
5 50 (36.50%) Active Directory
6 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
6 46 (33.58%) SC Cleared
7 42 (30.66%) VMware
8 37 (27.01%) Linux
9 36 (26.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (24.82%) Windows Server
11 33 (24.09%) DHCP
12 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (20.44%) PowerShell
13 28 (20.44%) SCCM
14 26 (18.98%) Citrix
15 24 (17.52%) SCOM
15 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (17.52%) Office 365
16 23 (16.79%) SharePoint
16 23 (16.79%) Cisco
17 22 (16.06%) DV Cleared
17 22 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (15.33%) Migration
19 20 (14.60%) Apache
19 20 (14.60%) Unix
20 19 (13.87%) SAN
21 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
21 18 (13.14%) VPN
22 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS

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 23 (16.79%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.60%) Apache
3 16 (11.68%) IIS
4 12 (8.76%) Skype for Business
5 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.84%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.73%) CMS
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
7 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (17.52%) Office 365
3 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (9.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (9.49%) Yammer
5 9 (6.57%) PaaS
6 8 (5.84%) GitHub
7 6 (4.38%) SaaS
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.65%) Azure Functions
8 5 (3.65%) IaaS
8 5 (3.65%) Serverless
9 4 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.46%) Force.com
12 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.15%) Firewall
2 51 (37.23%) DNS
3 33 (24.09%) DHCP
4 19 (13.87%) SAN
5 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
5 18 (13.14%) VPN
6 15 (10.95%) Internet
6 15 (10.95%) Network Security
6 15 (10.95%) Skype
7 14 (10.22%) NetScaler
7 14 (10.22%) SSL
8 13 (9.49%) VLAN
9 10 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (7.30%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (7.30%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
10 9 (6.57%) SMTP
11 8 (5.84%) HTTP
12 6 (4.38%) FTP
12 6 (4.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.65%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.46%) MySQL
5 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.46%) SQLite
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.19%) GitLab
4 2 (1.46%) GDB
4 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Military
3 3 (2.19%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (16.06%) Architect
2 19 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) Security Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Security Architect
5 9 (6.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Analyst
7 6 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Security Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (2.92%) Developer
9 4 (2.92%) IT Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) LDAP
2 8 (5.84%) SAML
3 6 (4.38%) 802.1X
3 6 (4.38%) Servlets
4 5 (3.65%) OAuth
5 4 (2.92%) OAuth2
6 3 (2.19%) Web Services
6 3 (2.19%) XML
6 3 (2.19%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.46%) .NET
7 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.46%) CSS
7 2 (1.46%) HTML
7 2 (1.46%) J2EE
7 2 (1.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.46%) OpenID
7 2 (1.46%) Qt
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.46%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.46%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) Clustering
2 10 (7.30%) Fat Client
2 10 (7.30%) Thin Client
3 9 (6.57%) DataPower
4 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.65%) Replication
6 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.73%) CESG
9 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.73%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.61%) Windows
2 37 (27.01%) Linux
3 34 (24.82%) Windows Server
4 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.60%) Unix
6 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.84%) Solaris
9 7 (5.11%) CentOS
9 7 (5.11%) SUSE
9 7 (5.11%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.38%) Check Point GAiA
11 5 (3.65%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (15.33%) Migration
3 16 (11.68%) ITIL
3 16 (11.68%) SIEM
4 15 (10.95%) Cryptography
4 15 (10.95%) DevOps
5 14 (10.22%) Identity Management
6 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.49%) High Availability
7 11 (8.03%) Application Packaging
7 11 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (7.30%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (7.30%) Information Security
8 10 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.57%) Patch Management
9 9 (6.57%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (6.57%) Web Filtering
10 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.57%) Java
2 9 (6.57%) SQL
3 8 (5.84%) C++
4 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.19%) C
5 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.46%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.46%) C#
6 2 (1.46%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.46%) Python
6 2 (1.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (46.72%) Security Cleared
2 46 (33.58%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.06%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.22%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (8.03%) CISSP
6 10 (7.30%) CCA
6 10 (7.30%) Degree
7 9 (6.57%) CCNP
7 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.84%) CISM
9 6 (4.38%) CCSE
10 5 (3.65%) MCSE
10 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.92%) ISEB
11 4 (2.92%) ISTQB
11 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (2.19%) CEH
13 2 (1.46%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (9.49%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.11%) GDPR
3 4 (2.92%) RMADS
4 3 (2.19%) GCP
5 2 (1.46%) ECSS
5 2 (1.46%) QA
6 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (36.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.49%) Docker
3 13 (9.49%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.03%) vSphere
5 11 (8.03%) XenApp
6 10 (7.30%) DFS Replication
6 10 (7.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (7.30%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.30%) XenServer
7 7 (5.11%) iptables
8 5 (3.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.73%) vCloud
10 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (20.44%) SCCM
2 24 (17.52%) SCOM
3 14 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.22%) Puppet
4 13 (9.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (6.57%) Ansible
7 8 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (5.84%) SELinux
7 8 (5.84%) WSUS
8 7 (5.11%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (4.38%) yum
10 5 (3.65%) Terraform
11 3 (2.19%) Netcool
11 3 (2.19%) SCSM
11 3 (2.19%) SCVMM
11 3 (2.19%) vRealize
12 2 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.66%) VMware
3 26 (18.98%) Citrix
4 23 (16.79%) Cisco
5 11 (8.03%) Oracle
6 10 (7.30%) Dell
6 10 (7.30%) Palo Alto
7 9 (6.57%) McAfee
8 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.38%) IBM
8 6 (4.38%) IronPort
9 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.92%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.92%) Lumension
10 4 (2.92%) NetApp
11 2 (1.46%) CA
11 2 (1.46%) HP
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper
11 2 (1.46%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com