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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 105 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 1.94% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate
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£389 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £401 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £45.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.97% +44.00%
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
774 669 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.87% 24.00% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 249 186
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Bracknell +9 6 £378 -
Reading +5 3 £415 +1.84% 4
Slough -5 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 23 (45.10%) VPN
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) F5
3 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 21 (41.18%) Internet
3 21 (41.18%) Firewall
4 20 (39.22%) Cisco
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (37.25%) ITIL
6 18 (35.29%) CCNP
6 18 (35.29%) OSPF
6 18 (35.29%) IPsec
6 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 17 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 17 (33.33%) Network Security
7 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 16 (31.37%) DNS
8 16 (31.37%) Apache
8 16 (31.37%) Degree
9 15 (29.41%) SecurID
9 15 (29.41%) eTOM
9 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
9 15 (29.41%) Tufin
9 15 (29.41%) AlgoSec
9 15 (29.41%) RIP
9 15 (29.41%) CISSP
9 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
10 14 (27.45%) Wireless

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (31.37%) Apache
2 10 (19.61%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) VPN
2 21 (41.18%) Internet
2 21 (41.18%) Firewall
3 18 (35.29%) OSPF
3 18 (35.29%) IPsec
4 17 (33.33%) Network Security
5 16 (31.37%) DNS
6 15 (29.41%) RIP
7 14 (27.45%) Wireless
7 14 (27.45%) LAN
7 14 (27.45%) WLAN
8 12 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (23.53%) HTTP
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (19.61%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.65%) WAN
12 7 (13.73%) VLAN
13 6 (11.76%) SSH
14 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQLite
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Introscope
2 4 (7.84%) GCC
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Security Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Design Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) IP Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Web Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Web Support Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (11.76%) Worklight
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) LAMP
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) VXML
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 2 (3.92%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.96%) LINQ
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.96%) FastCGI
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) SecurID
2 7 (13.73%) PKI
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.80%) CESG
4 4 (7.84%) IVR
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
5 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.80%) Android
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris
6 5 (9.80%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) eTOM
3 11 (21.57%) Validation
4 10 (19.61%) Demand Forecasting
4 10 (19.61%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.88%) Network Management
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.96%) Release Management
9 1 (1.96%) Web Development
9 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Perl
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) PHP
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) Jython
4 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) Korn
6 2 (3.92%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) CCNP
2 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) Degree
5 15 (29.41%) CISSP
6 4 (7.84%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) MCTS
7 1 (1.96%) MCITP
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
2 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.84%) OpenSSH
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) F5
2 20 (39.22%) Cisco
3 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (29.41%) Tufin
5 15 (29.41%) AlgoSec
6 11 (21.57%) CA
6 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (13.73%) VMware
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Adobe
8 6 (11.76%) IBM
8 6 (11.76%) AppDynamics
9 4 (7.84%) HP
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
11 2 (3.92%) Altiris
11 2 (3.92%) Symantec
11 2 (3.92%) Citrix
11 2 (3.92%) Imperva
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