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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 102 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 2.32% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £408 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £443 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.87% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
544 603 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.40% 24.51% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 240 208
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 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 25 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 0 6 £475 +11.76% 3
Bracknell -8 3 £315 -21.25% 1
Slough - 2 £470 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 33 (60.00%) HTTP
2 24 (43.64%) DNS
3 20 (36.36%) Linux
4 17 (30.91%) IIS
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 15 (27.27%) Internet
6 15 (27.27%) Firewall
7 14 (25.45%) Windows
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) Python
8 13 (23.64%) LDAP
8 13 (23.64%) .NET
8 13 (23.64%) Nagios
8 13 (23.64%) Puppet
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 12 (21.82%) Degree
9 12 (21.82%) ITIL
10 11 (20.00%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.00%) VPN
10 11 (20.00%) OpenStack
11 10 (18.18%) REST
11 10 (18.18%) High Availability
11 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (18.18%) SMTP
12 9 (16.36%) FTP
12 9 (16.36%) Cisco
12 9 (16.36%) Apache
12 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
12 9 (16.36%) Client/Server

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 (30.91%) IIS
2 11 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 9 (16.36%) Apache
3 9 (16.36%) JBoss
3 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
4 8 (14.55%) nginx
4 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) HTTP
2 24 (43.64%) DNS
3 15 (27.27%) Firewall
3 15 (27.27%) Internet
4 13 (23.64%) LDAP
5 11 (20.00%) VPN
6 10 (18.18%) SMTP
7 9 (16.36%) FTP
8 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.91%) MPLS
9 6 (10.91%) NetScaler
9 6 (10.91%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (9.09%) BGP
10 5 (9.09%) OSPF
10 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.27%) IPsec
11 4 (7.27%) LAN
11 4 (7.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Fiddler
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Introscope
2 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Support Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Web Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Web Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Web Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Web Services
2 13 (23.64%) .NET
3 10 (18.18%) REST
4 8 (14.55%) LAMP
4 8 (14.55%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (14.55%) MCollective
5 7 (12.73%) Middleware
6 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
7 5 (9.09%) Ajax
7 5 (9.09%) FastCGI
7 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.09%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) LINQ
7 5 (9.09%) SOAP
7 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 5 (9.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (9.09%) WPF
8 4 (7.27%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) DataPower
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) High Availability
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.91%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) Garbage Collection
6 5 (9.09%) Memory Management
6 5 (9.09%) Open Source
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.27%) Network Design
7 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Python
2 11 (20.00%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
4 7 (12.73%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) C++
6 5 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
6 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Jython
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCIE
4 3 (5.45%) CCSA
4 3 (5.45%) CCSE
4 3 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCITP
4 3 (5.45%) MCTS
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.82%) VCP4
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) qmail
1 8 (14.55%) Squid
2 6 (10.91%) UAG
3 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) vCloud
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Nagios
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Cacti
2 8 (14.55%) collectd
2 8 (14.55%) Ganglia
2 8 (14.55%) Graphite
2 8 (14.55%) logstash
2 8 (14.55%) ZABBIX
3 5 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) IBM
4 8 (14.55%) Splunk
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.45%) CA
8 3 (5.45%) F5
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.82%) ATG
10 1 (1.82%) BEA
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) HP