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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 4.82% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £448 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
445 560 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.05% 22.25% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 287 321
Median daily rate £374 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +4 2 £350 - 1
Reading -15 1 £400 +14.28% 2
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) IIS
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (37.04%) FTP
6 10 (37.04%) HTTP
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
6 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
7 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (33.33%) SAP
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) Apache
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (33.33%) Marketing
7 9 (33.33%) Electronics
7 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) Finance

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 13 (48.15%) IIS
2 9 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) FTP
2 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
6 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) SSH
7 4 (14.81%) Telnet
8 2 (7.41%) BGP
8 2 (7.41%) LDAP
8 2 (7.41%) MPLS
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) SMTP
9 1 (3.70%) WAN
9 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Web Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Web Hosting Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Web Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Debian
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CCSE
1 7 (25.93%) Check Point Certification
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCDA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCVP
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Polycom
5 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.70%) Tandberg
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas