Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 314 265
Rank change year-on-year +79 -49 -20
Contract jobs citing PKI 159 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 1.25% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 28 84
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £365 £407 £320
90th Percentile £610 £558 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -13.04% +5.41%

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 5,299 5,045 4,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.38% 30.03% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,166 2,926 2,801
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 236 275
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.41% -7.90% +12.34%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.88 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.20
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.26%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +55 95 £451 -23.19% 6
Thames Valley +31 42 £600 +20.00% 5
Berkshire -5 24 £481 -3.75% 1
Surrey -7 20 £550 +15.79% 5
Buckinghamshire +27 10 £300 -39.97% 3
Oxfordshire +22 7 £600 - 1
West Sussex -14 1 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 75 (47.17%) Windows
1 75 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 73 (45.91%) Microsoft
3 67 (42.14%) Security Cleared
4 59 (37.11%) DNS
5 49 (30.82%) Firewall
6 44 (27.67%) SC Cleared
7 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (23.90%) DHCP
9 37 (23.27%) Windows Server
10 36 (22.64%) VMware
11 33 (20.75%) Office 365
12 32 (20.13%) SCCM
13 31 (19.50%) Citrix
13 31 (19.50%) PowerShell
14 29 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (17.61%) SharePoint
16 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (16.35%) Linux
18 25 (15.72%) SIEM
19 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (15.09%) Identity Management
19 24 (15.09%) VPN
20 23 (14.47%) Cisco
21 22 (13.84%) SCOM
21 22 (13.84%) Information Security
22 21 (13.21%) Management Information System
23 20 (12.58%) Migration
23 20 (12.58%) SAN
23 20 (12.58%) DV Cleared

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 28 (17.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.06%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.55%) IIS
4 11 (6.92%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.03%) Apache
6 6 (3.77%) Confluence
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (20.75%) Office 365
3 17 (10.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (6.92%) Yammer
6 9 (5.66%) GitHub
7 6 (3.77%) IaaS
7 6 (3.77%) PaaS
8 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.14%) Azure Functions
8 5 (3.14%) SaaS
8 5 (3.14%) Serverless
9 4 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.11%) DNS
2 49 (30.82%) Firewall
3 38 (23.90%) DHCP
4 24 (15.09%) VPN
5 20 (12.58%) SAN
6 17 (10.69%) NetScaler
6 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.43%) Internet
7 15 (9.43%) Skype
8 14 (8.81%) Network Security
8 14 (8.81%) VLAN
9 12 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (7.55%) iSCSI
10 10 (6.29%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (6.29%) SSL
11 7 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.40%) Kerberos
12 6 (3.77%) HTTP
12 6 (3.77%) IPsec
12 6 (3.77%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.14%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) JIRA
1 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.52%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.63%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 14 (8.81%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Military
3 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.35%) Architect
2 18 (11.32%) Security Architect
3 17 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.06%) Consultant
5 14 (8.81%) Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Security Engineer
6 9 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Security Consultant
7 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.77%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Security Assurance Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.18%) LDAP
2 12 (7.55%) SAML
3 6 (3.77%) OAuth
4 5 (3.14%) .NET
4 5 (3.14%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.14%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.89%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.89%) MEAN Stack
5 3 (1.89%) Node.js
6 2 (1.26%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.26%) WAP
7 1 (0.63%) KML
7 1 (0.63%) OpenID
7 1 (0.63%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.63%) Web Services
7 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.55%) Clustering
2 12 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 12 (7.55%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.40%) Replication
5 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.14%) DataPower
6 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.52%) CESG
7 4 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.26%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 75 (47.17%) Windows
2 37 (23.27%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.35%) Linux
5 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.18%) Windows 10
7 11 (6.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.29%) Unix
9 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.77%) CentOS
10 6 (3.77%) SUSE
10 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.14%) Check Point GAiA
12 3 (1.89%) Solaris
13 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.72%) SIEM
2 24 (15.09%) Identity Management
3 22 (13.84%) Information Security
4 20 (12.58%) Migration
5 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (10.69%) Cryptography
8 16 (10.06%) High Availability
9 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (9.43%) Application Packaging
10 14 (8.81%) DevOps
10 14 (8.81%) ITIL
11 10 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.29%) Data Security
11 10 (6.29%) Security Architecture
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (5.03%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.03%) Time Management
13 8 (5.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.92%) SQL
3 6 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.52%) C
6 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.26%) Java
7 2 (1.26%) Lisp
7 2 (1.26%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (42.14%) Security Cleared
2 44 (27.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.58%) DV Cleared
4 15 (9.43%) CISSP
5 14 (8.81%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.18%) CISM
6 13 (8.18%) MCSE
7 11 (6.92%) Degree
8 9 (5.66%) CCA
9 7 (4.40%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (4.40%) MCSA
10 6 (3.77%) CEH
11 5 (3.14%) CCSE
11 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.89%) CCNP
14 2 (1.26%) CCIE
14 2 (1.26%) CHFI
14 2 (1.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.03%) RMADS
3 7 (4.40%) GDPR
4 3 (1.89%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.63%) GAMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 75 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.95%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
5 15 (9.43%) Docker
5 15 (9.43%) XenApp
6 14 (8.81%) XenDesktop
7 12 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (7.55%) XenServer
8 9 (5.66%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.77%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 6 (3.77%) iptables
9 6 (3.77%) vSphere
10 4 (2.52%) Firmware
10 4 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (20.13%) SCCM
2 22 (13.84%) SCOM
3 17 (10.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 17 (10.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (7.55%) Puppet
5 11 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (6.29%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (4.40%) Ansible
8 6 (3.77%) SELinux
9 5 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (3.14%) Terraform
9 5 (3.14%) yum
10 4 (2.52%) WSUS
11 3 (1.89%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.26%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.26%) SCSM
12 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (45.91%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.64%) VMware
3 31 (19.50%) Citrix
4 23 (14.47%) Cisco
5 15 (9.43%) McAfee
6 13 (8.18%) Dell
7 11 (6.92%) Oracle
8 8 (5.03%) CA
8 8 (5.03%) LogRhythm
9 7 (4.40%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.77%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.77%) HP
10 6 (3.77%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.14%) IBM
11 5 (3.14%) IronPort
11 5 (3.14%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.14%) Symantec
11 5 (3.14%) Thales
12 3 (1.89%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.89%) NetIQ