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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
England / South East
Rank 189 166 197
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31  
Contract jobs citing PKI 56 98 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 1.07% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 3.57% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 33
Median daily rate £435 £450 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -8.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% +32.69%  

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2379 2748 2719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.70% 30.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1652 1417
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 148 160
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.18 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Hampshire +15 33 £440 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +11 10 £350 -17.64% 1
Surrey -21 5 £425 -15.00% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 5
Kent - 1 £350 -
PKI
England

PKI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
3 37 (37.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (35.00%) Firewall
4 35 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 34 (34.00%) Windows
6 31 (31.00%) Data Centre
7 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (22.00%) DNS
8 20 (20.00%) Cisco
8 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (19.00%) VMware
10 18 (18.00%) Linux
10 18 (18.00%) Unix
10 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (16.00%) Database Security
12 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (15.00%) Information Security
13 14 (14.00%) LDAP
13 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
13 14 (14.00%) Web Filtering
14 13 (13.00%) Email Filtering
15 12 (12.00%) MCP
15 12 (12.00%) VPN
15 12 (12.00%) CISSP
16 11 (11.00%) LAN
16 11 (11.00%) Kerberos
16 11 (11.00%) Java
16 11 (11.00%) Replication

PKI
Top Related 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 (8.00%) JBoss
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.00%) Firewall
2 22 (22.00%) DNS
3 16 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (14.00%) LDAP
5 12 (12.00%) VPN
6 11 (11.00%) Kerberos
6 11 (11.00%) LAN
6 11 (11.00%) X.500
7 9 (9.00%) SSL
8 7 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (6.00%) DHCP
9 6 (6.00%) Network Security
9 6 (6.00%) WAN
9 6 (6.00%) Wireless
10 5 (5.00%) BGP
10 5 (5.00%) HTTP
10 5 (5.00%) MPLS
10 5 (5.00%) SAN
11 4 (4.00%) Internet
11 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Architect
2 13 (13.00%) Consultant
2 13 (13.00%) Security Specialist
3 11 (11.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Security Operations Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Service Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) SAML
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.00%) REST
2 2 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.00%) CGI
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) CSS3
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) HTML5
3 1 (1.00%) OAuth
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.00%) SignalR
3 1 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) Replication
3 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.00%) Smart Meter
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.00%) Clustering
6 4 (4.00%) Smartcard
7 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.00%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) CESG
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) CMDB
9 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Windows
2 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (18.00%) Linux
3 18 (18.00%) Unix
3 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) SUSE
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.00%) CentOS
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) Database Security
2 15 (15.00%) Information Security
2 15 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (14.00%) Web Filtering
4 13 (13.00%) Email Filtering
5 10 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.00%) DevOps
7 7 (7.00%) Network Design
8 6 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (6.00%) Service Management
9 5 (5.00%) Change Control
9 5 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Adaptive Security
10 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.00%) Migration
11 3 (3.00%) Boundary Protection
11 3 (3.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) Java
1 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.00%) C#
4 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 2 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.00%) CISSP
4 12 (12.00%) MCP
5 11 (11.00%) Degree
6 10 (10.00%) MCTS
7 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.00%) RHCE
8 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.00%) CCIE
10 4 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (4.00%) MCSE
10 4 (4.00%) RHCSA
10 4 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.00%) CCNP
11 2 (2.00%) CISM
11 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.00%) MCITP
11 2 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.00%) SLA
4 4 (4.00%) QA
5 1 (1.00%) GPG13
5 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) vSphere
4 3 (3.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) UAG
5 2 (2.00%) vCloud
5 2 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Puppet
1 9 (9.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.00%) Terraform
5 1 (1.00%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.00%) Consul
5 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.00%) Kibana
5 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.00%) logstash
5 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
5 1 (1.00%) Packer
5 1 (1.00%) Rsyslog
5 1 (1.00%) vRealize
5 1 (1.00%) yum
5 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (37.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Cisco
3 19 (19.00%) VMware
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.00%) F5
5 8 (8.00%) Thales
6 7 (7.00%) Intel Security
6 7 (7.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.00%) CA
8 5 (5.00%) Citrix
9 4 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.00%) HP
9 4 (4.00%) Juniper
9 4 (4.00%) Qualys
10 3 (3.00%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.00%) Oracle
11 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds