The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £16.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+154.18% -62.84%
SSL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.65% 10.39% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 15
Average daily rate £418 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Bedfordshire region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £425 - 4
Luton - 1 £375 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper