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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 101 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SSL 26 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 2.23% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £418 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £125.00
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -72.20%
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 6 £358 -19.88% 1
Slough -2 4 £280 -6.66%
Reading +14 2 £420 +7.69% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 21 (40.38%) Firewall
4 20 (38.46%) Internet
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (38.46%) F5
5 19 (36.54%) Apache
6 18 (34.62%) VPN
6 18 (34.62%) Cisco
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (32.69%) ITIL
8 16 (30.77%) DNS
9 15 (28.85%) CCNP
9 15 (28.85%) OSPF
9 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
9 15 (28.85%) IPsec
9 15 (28.85%) Network Security
9 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
9 15 (28.85%) Fortinet
10 14 (26.92%) Degree
10 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
10 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
10 14 (26.92%) IIS
11 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
11 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (23.08%) AlgoSec
12 12 (23.08%) Tufin
12 12 (23.08%) SecurID
12 12 (23.08%) eTOM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (36.54%) Apache
2 14 (26.92%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 20 (38.46%) Internet
3 18 (34.62%) VPN
4 16 (30.77%) DNS
5 15 (28.85%) OSPF
5 15 (28.85%) Network Security
5 15 (28.85%) IPsec
6 12 (23.08%) RIP
7 10 (19.23%) LAN
7 10 (19.23%) WLAN
7 10 (19.23%) Wireless
8 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (17.31%) WAN
8 9 (17.31%) HTTP
8 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (13.46%) VLAN
11 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (9.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) GCC
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Introscope
2 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Web Hosting Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Designer
5 4 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Web Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) LAMP
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) VXML
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (3.85%) FastCGI
4 2 (3.85%) Worklight
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) SecurID
2 7 (13.46%) PKI
3 5 (9.62%) CESG
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 4 (7.69%) IVR
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.62%) Android
7 5 (9.62%) Solaris
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Phone
7 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
7 5 (9.62%) UNIX
8 2 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) eTOM
3 9 (17.31%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (15.38%) Demand Forecasting
5 7 (13.46%) Validation
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.77%) Network Management
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.85%) Web Development
10 2 (3.85%) Service Management
10 2 (3.85%) MVC
10 2 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PHP
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Korn
6 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) Jython
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) CCNP
2 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) Degree
3 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) CISSP
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCTS
6 2 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) CCSP
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
1 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.69%) OpenSSH
3 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) F5
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
3 15 (28.85%) Fortinet
4 12 (23.08%) AlgoSec
4 12 (23.08%) Tufin
5 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle
6 7 (13.46%) CA
6 7 (13.46%) VMware
7 6 (11.54%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.85%) Adobe
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Altiris
9 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.85%) Nokia
9 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
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