Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 August 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
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 841 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +895
Contract jobs citing DKIM 34 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.031% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
UK median daily rate £475 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £270 -
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,755 13,019 16,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.44% 13.62% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,429 7,823 10,257
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 746 801
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -23.50% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.53 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.59 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% -25.64% +21.95%

DKIM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DKIM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DKIM in the UK

DKIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DKIM in the UK

DKIM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DKIM over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DKIM in the UK

DKIM
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England -3 33 £475 +58.33% 6
London +4 27 £475 +7.34% 2
UK excluding London -17 7 £450 +66.67% 4
Midlands - 3 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £550 - 1
South West - 2 - -
North West -14 1 £450 +66.67% 2
North of England -15 1 £450 +66.67% 2
Scotland - 1 £390 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 with a requirement for DKIM.

1 32 (94.12%) DMARC
2 24 (70.59%) DNS
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (52.94%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) C#
6 15 (44.12%) RFC 822
6 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (41.18%) .NET
7 14 (41.18%) MySQL
7 14 (41.18%) Internet
7 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 13 (38.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (35.29%) Cloud Native
9 12 (35.29%) .NET Core
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) Serverless
10 11 (32.35%) Terraform
10 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
11 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
12 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
12 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
12 8 (23.53%) TDD
12 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
12 8 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (23.53%) Microservices
13 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (20.59%) Information Security

DKIM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) Serverless
3 8 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (20.59%) GitHub
5 2 (5.88%) IaaS
5 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) DMARC
2 24 (70.59%) DNS
3 14 (41.18%) Internet
4 6 (17.65%) SMTP
5 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
5 4 (11.76%) SSL
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) RFC 822
2 14 (41.18%) .NET
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.88%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 8 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (23.53%) Microservices
4 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (20.59%) Information Security
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (17.65%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
2 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Terraform
2 4 (11.76%) Nessus
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Netcool
3 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Dell
3 2 (5.88%) EMC
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
3 2 (5.88%) Qualys
3 2 (5.88%) Sophos
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) Tripwire
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Lotus