Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 299 259
Rank change year-on-year +63 -40 -6
Contract jobs citing PKI 151 68 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.42% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 1.39% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 36 98
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.40% -6.94%
10th Percentile £375 £374 £320
90th Percentile £600 £560 £579
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £44.75 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +39.84% -11.11% +9.99%

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 5,264 4,898 5,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.26% 30.16% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,120 2,809 3,096
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.60%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 255 310
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -8.79% +20.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +49 81 £450 -5.26% 4
Thames Valley -6 36 £600 +20.00% 2
Surrey +7 32 £488 - 7
Berkshire -11 21 £456 -15.51% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £375 -24.96%
Oxfordshire +7 5 £600 -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 62 (41.06%) Active Directory
2 60 (39.74%) Security Cleared
3 56 (37.09%) Microsoft
3 56 (37.09%) Windows
4 51 (33.77%) Firewall
5 48 (31.79%) DNS
6 46 (30.46%) SC Cleared
7 42 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (25.17%) Linux
9 33 (21.85%) VMware
10 29 (19.21%) DHCP
10 29 (19.21%) Office 365
11 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
12 27 (17.88%) Windows Server
13 26 (17.22%) Citrix
14 25 (16.56%) SharePoint
14 25 (16.56%) Cisco
14 25 (16.56%) SCCM
15 23 (15.23%) Identity Management
15 23 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (14.57%) Migration
17 20 (13.25%) SIEM
18 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (12.58%) Information Security
19 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
19 18 (11.92%) VPN
19 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 17 (11.26%) TCP/IP
20 17 (11.26%) Finance

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 25 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.61%) Apache
2 13 (8.61%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.96%) IIS
3 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (19.21%) Office 365
3 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (6.62%) PaaS
6 9 (5.96%) GitHub
6 9 (5.96%) Yammer
7 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.31%) Azure Functions
7 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.31%) IaaS
7 5 (3.31%) SaaS
7 5 (3.31%) Serverless
8 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.66%) Force.com
9 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (33.77%) Firewall
2 48 (31.79%) DNS
3 29 (19.21%) DHCP
4 18 (11.92%) VPN
5 17 (11.26%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.60%) Network Security
7 13 (8.61%) Cisco ISE
7 13 (8.61%) Internet
7 13 (8.61%) SAN
7 13 (8.61%) Skype
8 12 (7.95%) NetScaler
8 12 (7.95%) VLAN
9 11 (7.28%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (5.30%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.64%) IPsec
11 7 (4.64%) Kerberos
12 6 (3.97%) HTTP
12 6 (3.97%) SMTP
12 6 (3.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.31%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) SQLite
6 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.65%) GitLab
4 2 (1.32%) GDB
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.66%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 17 (11.26%) Finance
2 4 (2.65%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.65%) Military
3 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (18.54%) Architect
2 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (11.92%) Security Architect
3 17 (11.26%) Security Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Consultant
5 13 (8.61%) Analyst
6 9 (5.96%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Active Directory Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.60%) LDAP
2 10 (6.62%) SAML
3 6 (3.97%) OAuth
3 6 (3.97%) Servlets
4 5 (3.31%) .NET
4 5 (3.31%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.31%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.99%) Web Services
6 2 (1.32%) Node.js
6 2 (1.32%) Qt
6 2 (1.32%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.32%) Yocto
7 1 (0.66%) KML
7 1 (0.66%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (0.66%) OpenID
7 1 (0.66%) REST
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.66%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.30%) Clustering
2 8 (5.30%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.30%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.64%) Replication
4 6 (3.97%) DataPower
5 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.32%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.66%) CESG
9 1 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.09%) Windows
2 38 (25.17%) Linux
3 27 (17.88%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.62%) Unix
7 8 (5.30%) CentOS
7 8 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.30%) SUSE
7 8 (5.30%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.31%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.65%) Check Point GAiA
10 3 (1.99%) Solaris
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.23%) Identity Management
2 22 (14.57%) Migration
3 20 (13.25%) SIEM
4 19 (12.58%) Information Security
5 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
6 15 (9.93%) Cryptography
7 14 (9.27%) DevOps
8 12 (7.95%) High Availability
9 11 (7.28%) Application Packaging
10 10 (6.62%) Data Security
10 10 (6.62%) ITIL
10 10 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (6.62%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (5.96%) Web Filtering
12 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.30%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.30%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.96%) Java
3 8 (5.30%) C++
3 8 (5.30%) SQL
4 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.99%) C
6 3 (1.99%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) C#
7 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) Ruby
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 46 (30.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.61%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.95%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.62%) CISM
5 10 (6.62%) CISSP
5 10 (6.62%) Degree
6 9 (5.96%) CCNP
7 8 (5.30%) CCA
8 6 (3.97%) MCSE
8 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.65%) CCIE
9 4 (2.65%) CCSE
9 4 (2.65%) CEH
9 4 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.32%) ISEB
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (9.27%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.30%) GDPR
3 4 (2.65%) RMADS
4 2 (1.32%) ECSS
4 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.32%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) GAMP
System Software
1 62 (41.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.93%) Docker
4 14 (9.27%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (8.61%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (7.28%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.28%) XenApp
7 9 (5.96%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.30%) DFS Replication
8 8 (5.30%) iptables
8 8 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (5.30%) XenServer
9 6 (3.97%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 5 (3.31%) vSphere
11 4 (2.65%) Firmware
11 4 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (16.56%) SCCM
2 17 (11.26%) SCOM
3 15 (9.93%) Puppet
4 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (8.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (6.62%) Ansible
8 9 (5.96%) SELinux
8 9 (5.96%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (4.64%) yum
10 5 (3.31%) Terraform
11 4 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.99%) WSUS
13 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (1.32%) Netcool
13 2 (1.32%) SCSM
13 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (37.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.85%) VMware
3 26 (17.22%) Citrix
4 25 (16.56%) Cisco
5 13 (8.61%) Oracle
6 11 (7.28%) Palo Alto
7 9 (5.96%) Dell
7 9 (5.96%) McAfee
8 6 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.97%) LogRhythm
9 5 (3.31%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.31%) Thales
10 4 (2.65%) CA
10 4 (2.65%) HP
10 4 (2.65%) IBM
10 4 (2.65%) IronPort
10 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.65%) Symantec
11 3 (1.99%) F5
11 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow