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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 54 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+50.96% +2.97%
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
136 155 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.69% 18.77% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 98 41
Median daily rate £344 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) SSH
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) AIX
5 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) BMC
5 6 (30.00%) Control-M
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) SUSE
5 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Korn
5 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.00%) F5
8 3 (15.00%) SIEM
8 3 (15.00%) Server Hardening
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management

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 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SSH
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (15.00%) TACACS
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) L2TP
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) PPP
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
3 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) AIX
4 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 6 (30.00%) SUSE
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Logistics
2 3 (15.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Korn
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) LPIC
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Control-M
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) BMC
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat