The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 93 116 131
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 31 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
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£300 £283 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £139 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £403 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £391
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Slough - 9 £275 - 3
Reading +8 5 £450 +63.63% 3
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £355 - 3
Wokingham - - - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Firewall
4 16 (34.78%) Apache
4 16 (34.78%) DNS
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Internet
7 12 (26.09%) IIS
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco
8 11 (23.91%) HP
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
9 10 (21.74%) HTTP
9 10 (21.74%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 10 (21.74%) VPN
9 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 9 (19.57%) Nokia
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
11 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (17.39%) Citrix
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (17.39%) UNIX
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) Network Security
12 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
12 7 (15.22%) ProxySG
12 7 (15.22%) SSH
12 7 (15.22%) NetScaler

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 16 (34.78%) Apache
2 12 (26.09%) IIS
3 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) DNS
3 13 (28.26%) Internet
4 10 (21.74%) HTTP
4 10 (21.74%) VPN
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security
6 7 (15.22%) SSH
6 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
6 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) WAN
8 4 (8.70%) GPRS
8 4 (8.70%) GSM
8 4 (8.70%) SNMP
8 4 (8.70%) IPv6
8 4 (8.70%) DAB
8 4 (8.70%) IPsec
8 4 (8.70%) 4G
8 4 (8.70%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) GCC
2 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Trac
2 1 (2.17%) Ant
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
1 6 (13.04%) Designer
2 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Web Hosting Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) LAMP
3 4 (8.70%) WAP
3 4 (8.70%) WML
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) JSON
4 3 (6.52%) VXML
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (4.35%) JNDI
6 1 (2.17%) Java SE
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.17%) LINQ
6 1 (2.17%) Ajax
6 1 (2.17%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) IVR
3 4 (8.70%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.52%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.35%) DTV
5 2 (4.35%) Open Source
5 2 (4.35%) SecurID
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (32.61%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Solaris
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Control
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Data Security
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) PHP
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.70%) Korn
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) AWK
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) ABAP
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.87%) ISEB
4 4 (8.70%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCSP
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.70%) OpenSSH
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) UAG
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) HP
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.57%) Nokia
5 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.87%) F5
8 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.52%) NetCracker
8 3 (6.52%) Comptel
8 3 (6.52%) VMware
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) AlgoSec
9 2 (4.35%) Tufin
9 2 (4.35%) KANA
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago