Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for DKIM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DKIM over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 647 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +678
Contract jobs citing DKIM 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.023% 0.007% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £294 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.94% - -
UK median daily rate £438 £294 -
% change year-on-year +48.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DKIM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,162 8,370 9,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.66% 15.54% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,476 4,788 5,632
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £530
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 588 654
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.45 £46.21 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £19.39 £19.32 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.36% -14.16% +9.76%

DKIM
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DKIM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DKIM in the UK excluding London

DKIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DKIM in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DKIM in the UK excluding London

DKIM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DKIM in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DKIM in the UK excluding London

DKIM
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DKIM within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
East of England - 4 £350 -
North West -7 3 £450 +50.00% 2
North of England -8 3 £450 +53.19% 2
Midlands - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
South East -5 2 - -
South West - 1 £225 -
DKIM
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DKIM 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for DKIM.

1 10 (76.92%) DMARC
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Debian
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Puppet
5 3 (23.08%) Postfix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) SANS
6 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DMARC
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (15.38%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Music Industry
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Email Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNXe
1 2 (15.38%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Debian
3 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (15.38%) GIAC
2 2 (15.38%) SANS
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) OSCP
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Postfix
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Nessus
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) CASB
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) IronPort
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk