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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 98 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 22 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 2.28% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
653 570 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.84% 22.54% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 196 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £134.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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
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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +9 8 £425 +41.66% 8
Bracknell -1 8 £400 +33.33%
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (45.65%) VPN
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (41.30%) Linux
4 17 (36.96%) LAN
4 17 (36.96%) CheckPoint
4 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (34.78%) HTTP
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) Internet
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
7 13 (28.26%) IPsec
7 13 (28.26%) CCNP
8 12 (26.09%) IBM
8 12 (26.09%) Apache
8 12 (26.09%) ITIL
8 12 (26.09%) Java
8 12 (26.09%) F5
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (23.91%) Network Security
9 11 (23.91%) Fortinet
9 11 (23.91%) WLAN
9 11 (23.91%) OSPF
10 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 10 (21.74%) Validation
10 10 (21.74%) Oracle
10 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
6 5 (10.87%) IIS
7 4 (8.70%) JBoss
7 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) VPN
2 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (36.96%) LAN
4 16 (34.78%) HTTP
5 14 (30.43%) Internet
6 13 (28.26%) Wireless
6 13 (28.26%) IPsec
7 11 (23.91%) Network Security
7 11 (23.91%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (23.91%) WLAN
7 11 (23.91%) OSPF
8 9 (19.57%) RIP
9 7 (15.22%) WAN
9 7 (15.22%) DNS
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (10.87%) MPLS
12 4 (8.70%) SSH
12 4 (8.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) DB2
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Introscope
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Network Specialist
2 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) IP Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Security Designer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) Worklight
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE
6 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 2 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) JMS
8 1 (2.17%) Ajax
8 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.17%) LINQ
8 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) SecurID
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Solaris
5 3 (6.52%) AIX
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Validation
3 9 (19.57%) eTOM
4 6 (13.04%) Network Design
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) Memory Management
5 4 (8.70%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (8.70%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Server Building
8 1 (2.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.39%) Jython
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) C++
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) CCNP
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CISSP
5 8 (17.39%) CCSA
5 8 (17.39%) CCSE
6 6 (13.04%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
8 2 (4.35%) CCIE
8 2 (4.35%) CCNA
8 2 (4.35%) CCDA
8 2 (4.35%) CCDP
8 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.17%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) TrustSec
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.09%) IBM
4 12 (26.09%) F5
5 11 (23.91%) Fortinet
6 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 9 (19.57%) CA
7 9 (19.57%) AlgoSec
7 9 (19.57%) Tufin
8 8 (17.39%) Juniper
9 6 (13.04%) Adobe
9 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.04%) AppDynamics
10 3 (6.52%) VMware
10 3 (6.52%) Sun
10 3 (6.52%) Dell
11 2 (4.35%) Imperva
12 1 (2.17%) Altiris
12 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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Posted: 6 days ago