Period
to 26 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PKI in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PKI over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 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 West
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 176 183
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing PKI 60 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 2.88% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 10
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% -2.38%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £269
90th Percentile £582 £700 £728
England median daily rate £485 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -3.00% +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median hourly rate - £41.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.25 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +43.57% +16.67% -9.09%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,542 1,804 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.86% 28.27% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1,129 804
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £176
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 73 67
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.81% +17.43%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.50 £11.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £57.25
England median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.20% - +5.00%

PKI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PKI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PKI in the South West

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PKI in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PKI in the South West

PKI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PKI in the South West over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PKI in the South West

PKI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PKI in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PKI in the South West

PKI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. 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
Wiltshire +4 42 £469 -1.32% 4
Bristol +22 11 £530 +41.33% 3
Gloucestershire +3 4 £413 -21.43% 2
Dorset - 2 - -
PKI
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for PKI.

1 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.00%) Windows
4 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 24 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 23 (38.33%) DNS
7 20 (33.33%) DHCP
8 19 (31.67%) Azure
9 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
11 15 (25.00%) SQL
12 14 (23.33%) Kerberos
12 14 (23.33%) Skype
13 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (20.00%) AWS
14 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 12 (20.00%) VMware
15 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (16.67%) Public Cloud
16 10 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
16 10 (16.67%) Change Management
16 10 (16.67%) Migration
16 10 (16.67%) SAML
17 9 (15.00%) SSL
17 9 (15.00%) LDAP
17 9 (15.00%) VPN
17 9 (15.00%) Firewall
17 9 (15.00%) JIRA
17 9 (15.00%) Confluence
17 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business

PKI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (15.00%) Confluence
1 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Jetty
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Azure
2 12 (20.00%) AWS
3 5 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.33%) Office 365
4 4 (6.67%) GCP
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
5 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) DNS
2 20 (33.33%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) Kerberos
3 14 (23.33%) Skype
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) SSL
4 9 (15.00%) VPN
5 4 (6.67%) X.500
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (3.33%) IPv4
6 2 (3.33%) IPv6
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) MPLS
6 2 (3.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.33%) OSPF
6 2 (3.33%) RSVP
6 2 (3.33%) SCTP
7 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 8 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.67%) GitLab
3 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (11.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Architect
1 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) Azure Administrator
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Security Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) SAML
2 9 (15.00%) LDAP
3 6 (10.00%) .NET
3 6 (10.00%) JSON
3 6 (10.00%) XML
4 5 (8.33%) Web Services
5 4 (6.67%) Middleware
5 4 (6.67%) OAuth
5 4 (6.67%) OpenID
5 4 (6.67%) REST
5 4 (6.67%) SailPoint
5 4 (6.67%) SOAP
5 4 (6.67%) Swagger
6 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.33%) Replication
3 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.67%) Linux
5 5 (8.33%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (16.67%) Change Management
2 10 (16.67%) Migration
2 10 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 7 (11.67%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.67%) Ontologies
6 4 (6.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (6.67%) Threat Management
7 3 (5.00%) Open Source
7 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) CCENT
3 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) NCSC
3 2 (3.33%) HL7
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware NSX
4 4 (6.67%) Docker
4 4 (6.67%) NDS
4 4 (6.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 5 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 4 (6.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Meraki
5 5 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 4 (6.67%) ForgeRock
6 4 (6.67%) NetIQ
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) CA
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) Juniper
8 2 (3.33%) NEC
8 2 (3.33%) Nokia
8 2 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.67%) BT
9 1 (1.67%) Okta
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam