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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 106 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.64% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £369 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 6 £425 -
Reading -3 5 £450 +22.03% 2
Newbury - 1 - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (47.06%) HTTP
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) VPN
3 13 (38.24%) Firewall
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) Oracle
6 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (26.47%) CCSE
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (23.53%) Middleware
7 8 (23.53%) Juniper
7 8 (23.53%) CCSA
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) IBM
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Network Design
9 6 (17.65%) DB2
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) C++
9 6 (17.65%) Apache
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (17.65%) Internet
10 5 (14.71%) SQL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) HTTP
2 13 (38.24%) VPN
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
6 4 (11.76%) SAN
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) IPsec
6 4 (11.76%) SSH
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 3 (8.82%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) TACACS
8 2 (5.88%) FWSM
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
8 2 (5.88%) FTP
8 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.94%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQLite
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
1 3 (8.82%) QUnit
1 3 (8.82%) Grunt
1 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (8.82%) JSHint
1 3 (8.82%) Bower
1 3 (8.82%) webpack
1 3 (8.82%) gulp
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) UI Programmer
3 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) Middleware
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) REST
5 4 (11.76%) JSON
5 4 (11.76%) Ajax
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) DOM
6 3 (8.82%) JMS
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 3 (8.82%) JSLint
6 3 (8.82%) Sass
6 3 (8.82%) LESS
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) React
6 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
1 3 (8.82%) DataPower
1 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
1 3 (8.82%) PKI
1 3 (8.82%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) SecurID
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Network Design
2 4 (11.76%) MVC
2 4 (11.76%) Memory Management
2 4 (11.76%) Garbage Collection
3 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Web Design
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Release Management
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Server Building
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) Transition Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Jython
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCSE
2 8 (23.53%) CCSA
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) CCNP
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Sun Certification
6 3 (8.82%) IBM Certification
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.88%) CCDA
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) CCSP
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 8 (23.53%) IBM
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Imperva
6 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) Tufin
7 1 (2.94%) Assembla
7 1 (2.94%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO