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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 97 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.21% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
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£356 £289 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -
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
652 680 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.64% 26.50% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 228 202
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Slough +8 7 £250 -
Reading +5 7 £375 +33.33%
Bracknell +4 2 - -
Wokingham - - - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
6 10 (26.32%) VPN
6 10 (26.32%) DNS
6 10 (26.32%) Internet
7 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
7 9 (23.68%) Nokia
7 9 (23.68%) Apache
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.42%) NetScaler
9 7 (18.42%) Network Security
9 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
9 7 (18.42%) ProxySG
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) Citrix
9 7 (18.42%) HTTP
10 6 (15.79%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) IIS
10 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 5 (13.16%) Software Testing

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Lync
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) Internet
3 7 (18.42%) HTTP
3 7 (18.42%) Network Security
3 7 (18.42%) NetScaler
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) GPRS
5 4 (10.53%) GSM
5 4 (10.53%) NetScreen
5 4 (10.53%) DAB
5 4 (10.53%) SNMP
5 4 (10.53%) IPsec
5 4 (10.53%) IPv6
5 4 (10.53%) 4G
6 3 (7.89%) SSH
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) Trac
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Web Hosting Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) WML
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) WAP
1 4 (10.53%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) LAMP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) JNDI
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) Java SE
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (2.63%) FastCGI
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Smart Meter
3 3 (7.89%) Learning Management System
4 2 (5.26%) SecurID
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Security
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) eTOM
5 2 (5.26%) Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) AWK
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) ABAP
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.16%) ISEB
4 4 (10.53%) CISSP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCSP
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) ProxySG
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) UAG
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Nokia
2 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) SAP
8 3 (7.89%) NetCracker
8 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.89%) Comptel
9 2 (5.26%) Tufin
9 2 (5.26%) KANA
9 2 (5.26%) AlgoSec
10 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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