The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 55 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 1.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £339 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +2.49%
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.92% 13.61% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 23
Average daily rate £325 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £136 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) HACMP
4 1 (20.00%) RACF
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IMAP
3 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) HACMP
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Websense
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5