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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 98 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 3.53% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
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
564 623 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.31% 25.66% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 267 200
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.70% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -2 9 £450 +5.88%
Bracknell -6 5 £315 -21.25%
Slough - 3 £470 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 38 (64.41%) HTTP
2 29 (49.15%) DNS
3 25 (42.37%) Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Web Services
5 19 (32.20%) Python
6 18 (30.51%) Nagios
6 18 (30.51%) LDAP
6 18 (30.51%) Puppet
7 17 (28.81%) VMware
7 17 (28.81%) IIS
8 16 (27.12%) OpenStack
9 15 (25.42%) High Availability
9 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (25.42%) SMTP
9 15 (25.42%) Internet
10 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.73%) Firewall
10 14 (23.73%) JBoss
10 14 (23.73%) Apache
10 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
10 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
10 14 (23.73%) Windows
10 14 (23.73%) Perl
10 14 (23.73%) Degree
11 13 (22.03%) Squid
11 13 (22.03%) ZABBIX
11 13 (22.03%) Cacti
11 13 (22.03%) Ganglia
11 13 (22.03%) qmail
11 13 (22.03%) nginx

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 17 (28.81%) IIS
2 16 (27.12%) OpenStack
3 14 (23.73%) Apache
3 14 (23.73%) JBoss
3 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
3 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
4 13 (22.03%) nginx
5 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (64.41%) HTTP
2 29 (49.15%) DNS
3 18 (30.51%) LDAP
4 15 (25.42%) Internet
4 15 (25.42%) SMTP
5 14 (23.73%) Firewall
6 10 (16.95%) VPN
7 9 (15.25%) FTP
8 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.17%) NetScaler
9 6 (10.17%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (8.47%) MPLS
10 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
11 4 (6.78%) BGP
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.78%) LAN
11 4 (6.78%) OSPF
11 4 (6.78%) SSH
12 3 (5.08%) HSRP
12 3 (5.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Fiddler
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Introscope
2 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Support Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Applications Support
4 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Support
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Web Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Web Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (10.17%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Web Services
2 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) LAMP
2 13 (22.03%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (22.03%) MCollective
3 10 (16.95%) REST
4 7 (11.86%) Middleware
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) ADO.NET
6 5 (8.47%) Ajax
6 5 (8.47%) FastCGI
6 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) LINQ
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) WCF
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (8.47%) WPF
7 4 (6.78%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Client/Server
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) DataPower
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) High Availability
2 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.34%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.17%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.47%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (8.47%) Memory Management
7 5 (8.47%) Open Source
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) Network Design
8 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Python
2 14 (23.73%) Perl
3 11 (18.64%) C#
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) Java
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) C++
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) Jython
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) CCNP
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CCSA
4 3 (5.08%) CCSE
4 3 (5.08%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (5.08%) MCITP
4 3 (5.08%) MCTS
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.69%) VCP4
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) qmail
1 13 (22.03%) Squid
2 6 (10.17%) UAG
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Nagios
1 18 (30.51%) Puppet
2 13 (22.03%) Cacti
2 13 (22.03%) collectd
2 13 (22.03%) Ganglia
2 13 (22.03%) Graphite
2 13 (22.03%) logstash
2 13 (22.03%) ZABBIX
3 5 (8.47%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) VMware
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Splunk
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) Juniper
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) CA
7 3 (5.08%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.69%) ATG
8 1 (1.69%) BEA
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.69%) HP