Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 622 655
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 -
Contract jobs citing DKIM 15 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.028% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.025% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% - -
UK median daily rate £350 £288 £523
% change year-on-year +21.74% -44.98% -
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 7,730 7,910 8,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.62% 15.25% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,307 4,570 5,112
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £161 £200
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 518 572
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -15.56% +7.13%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
South East - 5 £254 - 3
East of England - 4 £350 -
North of England -9 2 £475 +65.22% 1
West Midlands - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
North West - 2 £475 - 1
South West - 1 £225 -
Scotland - 1 - -
DKIM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 (66.67%) DMARC
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Postfix
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (20.00%) Puppet
7 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Debian
7 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) LDAP
7 3 (20.00%) CISSP
7 3 (20.00%) SMTP
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Symantec
8 2 (13.33%) Sophos
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) GIAC
8 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression

DKIM
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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) G Suite
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DMARC
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SMTP
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Music Industry
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Email Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Debian
3 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
2 2 (13.33%) SANS
3 1 (6.67%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) OSCP
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Postfix
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) CASB
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) IronPort
3 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Tripwire