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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 61 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 2.25% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
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
112 89 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 12.06% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 68
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) F5
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) SCOM
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (22.22%) LPIC
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (22.22%) SSH
6 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) SQL

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 4 (22.22%) SSH
4 3 (16.67%) IMAP
4 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 3 (16.67%) TACACS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) L2TP
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) PPP
5 2 (11.11%) S/MIME
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 3 (16.67%) Logistics
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Presales
3 3 (16.67%) Server Hardening
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Internal Audit
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) LPIC
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Firmware
4 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) F5
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper