The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 52 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.21% 1.08% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.84% 6.31% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +41.81%
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
101 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.97% 17.16% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 64
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SSL.

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Open Source
4 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (55.56%) Rackspace
4 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (55.56%) Ansible
4 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Salt
4 10 (55.56%) HTTP
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (50.00%) Subversion
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) Web Operations
8 6 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) Unix
8 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 5 (27.78%) PKI
9 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) MindAlign
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (16.67%) Route 53
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) S/MIME
4 3 (16.67%) IMAP
4 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) FabricPath
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) SSH
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) ELK Stack
2 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (16.67%) Sensu
3 2 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Open Source
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (55.56%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Web Operations
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Sendmail
2 2 (11.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Salt
2 3 (16.67%) collectd
2 3 (16.67%) Kibana
2 3 (16.67%) logstash
2 3 (16.67%) StatsD
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Rackspace
2 3 (16.67%) Proofpoint
2 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle