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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.71% 0.32% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 2.50% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
111 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 12.64% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 40
Median daily rate £313 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 19 (67.86%) Web Services
3 18 (64.29%) Python
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Open Source
4 17 (60.71%) Puppet
4 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
4 17 (60.71%) Ansible
4 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (60.71%) DevOps
4 17 (60.71%) Salt
4 17 (60.71%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
4 17 (60.71%) HTTP
5 16 (57.14%) PHP
5 16 (57.14%) Ruby
5 16 (57.14%) Rackspace
5 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (53.57%) MongoDB
6 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
6 15 (53.57%) Subversion
6 15 (53.57%) MySQL
7 14 (50.00%) Web Operations
8 7 (25.00%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) Sendmail
10 5 (17.86%) Security 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 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) MindAlign
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) Route 53
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (60.71%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) S/MIME
4 3 (10.71%) IMAP
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
6 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (53.57%) MongoDB
2 15 (53.57%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (53.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.71%) JDBC
2 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (10.71%) ODBC
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) SAML
2 3 (10.71%) Sensu
3 2 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) SUSE
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) Open Source
2 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
2 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (60.71%) DevOps
3 14 (50.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Python
2 16 (57.14%) PHP
2 16 (57.14%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Sendmail
2 2 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Ansible
1 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (60.71%) Puppet
1 17 (60.71%) Salt
2 3 (10.71%) collectd
2 3 (10.71%) Kibana
2 3 (10.71%) logstash
2 3 (10.71%) StatsD
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.71%) Proofpoint
2 3 (10.71%) SaltStack
2 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle