Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 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
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 796 860 845
Rank change year-on-year +64 -15 -
Contract jobs citing DKIM 38 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.28% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 4
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.01% -
10th Percentile £254 £306 £244
90th Percentile £450 £591 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £383 £270
% change year-on-year +17.65% +41.67% -
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 11,423 13,580 12,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.58% 13.38% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,069 8,396 7,778
UK median daily rate £430 £424 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +3.15% +2.75%
10th Percentile £205 £204 £208
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +5.77% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 749 735
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.49 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -7.21% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.24 £19.90
% change year-on-year -9.06% -3.30% -20.40%

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 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DKIM in the UK

DKIM
Top 10 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 26 May 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
England +69 37 £425 +13.33% 1
UK excluding London +44 27 £450 +17.65% 1
South East - 20 £450 -
London +18 11 £360 -4.00%
North of England +21 3 £160 -57.33% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £160 - 1
Midlands - 3 £355 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland +20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £355 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for DKIM.

1 32 (84.21%) DMARC
2 26 (68.42%) MS Exchange
3 22 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (55.26%) SMTP
5 18 (47.37%) Cisco
6 17 (44.74%) LDAP
6 17 (44.74%) IronPort
7 16 (42.11%) G Suite
8 14 (36.84%) Office 365
8 14 (36.84%) DNS
8 14 (36.84%) SSL
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
9 13 (34.21%) Regular Expression
9 13 (34.21%) Security Patching
10 12 (31.58%) IBM
10 12 (31.58%) IBM Domino
11 10 (26.32%) Windows
11 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (26.32%) Network Security
12 9 (23.68%) Migration
13 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
14 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
14 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
15 6 (15.79%) User Experience
15 6 (15.79%) BigQuery
15 6 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (15.79%) Google Drive

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 26 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) IBM Domino
3 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.89%) Apache
8 2 (5.26%) Mailman
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) G Suite
2 14 (36.84%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (15.79%) Google Drive
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (10.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) DMARC
2 21 (55.26%) SMTP
3 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) SSL
4 10 (26.32%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) Skype
6 4 (10.53%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (7.89%) IMAP
8 2 (5.26%) Internet
8 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.63%) S/MIME
9 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) BigQuery
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Exchange Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) LDAP
2 13 (34.21%) Regular Expression
3 2 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (34.21%) Security Patching
4 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Email Filtering
8 3 (7.89%) Email Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.63%) BCP
10 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (2.63%) Coaching
10 1 (2.63%) ETL
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) IronPort
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (15.79%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) Clearswift
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee
6 3 (7.89%) Proofpoint
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) VMware