The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 116 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.28% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 1.09% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Average daily rate £300 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SSL
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 6 £300 -
Reading -1 5 £300 -23.07% 5
Slough - 1 £228 - 1
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) UNIX
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (21.43%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) FTP
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) Apache
9 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Juniper
9 4 (14.29%) SAN
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) EMC
9 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Lync
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (3.57%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 7 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.86%) FTP
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) NetScreen
7 3 (10.71%) SSH
7 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) IPsec
8 2 (7.14%) RTP
8 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.57%) DataStage
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Sinon.JS
1 3 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) JMS
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Fault Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Security
4 1 (3.57%) Database Security
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 2 (7.14%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (14.29%) UAG
3 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Foglight
3 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.57%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) F5
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Nokia
8 2 (7.14%) Axway
8 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Comptel
9 1 (3.57%) NetCracker
9 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.57%) SAP
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