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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 105 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 2.47% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £408 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £468 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
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
542 607 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.57% 23.86% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 268 202
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 7 £438 -2.77% 1
Bracknell -12 5 £315 -23.63%
Maidenhead - 1 £470 -
Slough - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (48.15%) HTTP
2 18 (33.33%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) IIS
3 17 (31.48%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) VPN
4 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) Internet
6 14 (25.93%) Linux
7 13 (24.07%) .NET
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.22%) ITIL
8 12 (22.22%) Cisco
9 11 (20.37%) C#
10 10 (18.52%) Degree
10 10 (18.52%) REST
11 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
11 9 (16.67%) FTP
11 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.67%) IBM
11 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.67%) Juniper
12 8 (14.81%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) SQL
12 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
13 7 (12.96%) IPsec
13 7 (12.96%) VMware

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 (31.48%) IIS
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) HTTP
2 18 (33.33%) Firewall
3 16 (29.63%) DNS
3 16 (29.63%) VPN
4 15 (27.78%) Internet
5 9 (16.67%) FTP
5 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.96%) IPsec
6 7 (12.96%) LDAP
6 7 (12.96%) Network Security
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (11.11%) LAN
7 6 (11.11%) MPLS
8 5 (9.26%) BGP
8 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
8 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.26%) OSPF
8 5 (9.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (9.26%) SSH
8 5 (9.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) DB2
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Fiddler
2 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Introscope
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Web Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Web Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) Middleware
5 6 (11.11%) Ajax
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.11%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET
6 5 (9.26%) FastCGI
6 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.26%) LINQ
6 5 (9.26%) WCF
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (9.26%) WPF
7 4 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (7.41%) JMS
8 3 (5.56%) CSS
8 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.11%) DataPower
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Unix
5 4 (7.41%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.11%) MVC
4 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Garbage Collection
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.26%) Memory Management
4 5 (9.26%) Network Design
4 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 5 (9.26%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) C++
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
4 6 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Jython
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
2 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) CCSA
4 5 (9.26%) CCSE
4 5 (9.26%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
5 3 (5.56%) MCTS
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.70%) CRISC
6 2 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) UAG
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Ansible
1 5 (9.26%) Nagios
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco
3 9 (16.67%) IBM
3 9 (16.67%) Juniper
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) CA
6 3 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Qualys
8 1 (1.85%) ATG
8 1 (1.85%) BEA
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Sitecore