The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 92 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 23 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.23% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 5.74% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 13
Median daily rate £363 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £420 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £558 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +46.00%
SSL
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
460 540 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.91% 21.43% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 279 236
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Berkshire region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 6 £375 -16.66% 2
Bracknell -3 6 £350 -17.64%
Slough - 6 £363 -
Maidenhead -8 2 £470 -
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) IIS
3 15 (37.50%) HTTP
3 15 (37.50%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 14 (35.00%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (27.50%) Juniper
6 11 (27.50%) Internet
6 11 (27.50%) CSS
6 11 (27.50%) Marketing
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
8 9 (22.50%) Electronics
8 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
8 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (22.50%) MySQL
8 9 (22.50%) SAP
8 9 (22.50%) Apache
8 9 (22.50%) FTP
8 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (37.50%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
1 15 (37.50%) VPN
2 14 (35.00%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) Internet
4 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (22.50%) FTP
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 6 (15.00%) LDAP
9 5 (12.50%) IPsec
10 4 (10.00%) BGP
10 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
10 4 (10.00%) MPLS
10 4 (10.00%) OSPF
10 4 (10.00%) SSH
10 4 (10.00%) Telnet
11 3 (7.50%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Marketing
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) Electronics
4 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Administrator
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Designer
3 3 (7.50%) Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Web Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Security Designer
5 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
7 1 (2.50%) Ajax
7 1 (2.50%) Django
7 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.50%) Java EE
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) Kafka
7 1 (2.50%) OAuth
7 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Debian
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
2 7 (17.50%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
4 5 (12.50%) Memory Management
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Threat Detection
6 2 (5.00%) Budget Control
6 2 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) SIEM
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) CCSE
2 7 (17.50%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (15.00%) CCSA
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) CISM
5 2 (5.00%) CISSP
5 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (5.00%) CRISC
5 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Xen
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) vCloud
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
5 9 (22.50%) SAP
6 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (7.50%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) F5
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
9 2 (5.00%) Qualys
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
10 1 (2.50%) Veritas