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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 113 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 2.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.82% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +28.00%
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
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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
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 April 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 +2 7 £388 +29.16% 4
Bracknell -2 3 - - 1
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (50.00%) VPN
2 24 (48.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Firewall
3 22 (44.00%) F5
4 21 (42.00%) Internet
4 21 (42.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 20 (40.00%) IPsec
6 19 (38.00%) CCNP
6 19 (38.00%) ITIL
7 18 (36.00%) OSPF
7 18 (36.00%) Degree
8 17 (34.00%) Fortinet
8 17 (34.00%) Network Security
8 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) LAN
9 16 (32.00%) Wireless
9 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
10 15 (30.00%) Tufin
10 15 (30.00%) AlgoSec
10 15 (30.00%) SecurID
10 15 (30.00%) eTOM
10 15 (30.00%) RIP
10 15 (30.00%) CISSP
11 14 (28.00%) WLAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) VPN
2 22 (44.00%) Firewall
3 21 (42.00%) Internet
4 20 (40.00%) IPsec
5 18 (36.00%) OSPF
6 17 (34.00%) Network Security
6 17 (34.00%) LAN
7 16 (32.00%) Wireless
7 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (30.00%) RIP
9 14 (28.00%) WLAN
10 13 (26.00%) HTTP
10 13 (26.00%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (16.00%) WAN
11 8 (16.00%) DNS
12 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (10.00%) MPLS
13 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Introscope
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Security Engineer
1 11 (22.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) IP Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Network Design Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) Worklight
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.00%) Middleware
4 4 (8.00%) J2EE
5 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) JMS
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
7 1 (2.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) SecurID
2 9 (18.00%) PKI
3 5 (10.00%) CESG
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.00%) Android
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.00%) UNIX
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Windows CE
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) eTOM
3 11 (22.00%) Validation
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.00%) Memory Management
7 4 (8.00%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Network Management
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 1 (2.00%) MVC
9 1 (2.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.00%) Jython
3 6 (12.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) Perl
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) C++
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) CCNP
3 18 (36.00%) Degree
4 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (30.00%) CISSP
6 5 (10.00%) CCSE
6 5 (10.00%) CCSA
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.00%) CCDA
8 2 (4.00%) CCDP
8 2 (4.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
2 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) F5
3 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (34.00%) Fortinet
5 15 (30.00%) Tufin
5 15 (30.00%) AlgoSec
6 11 (22.00%) CA
7 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (14.00%) IBM
9 6 (12.00%) AppDynamics
9 6 (12.00%) VMware
9 6 (12.00%) Oracle
9 6 (12.00%) Adobe
10 5 (10.00%) Juniper
11 3 (6.00%) Sun
12 2 (4.00%) Altiris
12 2 (4.00%) Imperva
12 2 (4.00%) Symantec
13 1 (2.00%) Dell
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