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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 62 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 4.12% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £448 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
115 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.44% 13.32% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 72
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 1 October 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 (73.68%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) PKI
3 7 (36.84%) Sendmail
3 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
4 6 (31.58%) Proofpoint
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) IMAP
4 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (31.58%) SMTP
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) S/MIME
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SCCM
6 4 (21.05%) SCOM
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (21.05%) LPIC
6 4 (21.05%) SSH
6 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
6 4 (21.05%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database

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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) MindAlign
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) IMAP
1 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (31.58%) SMTP
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) S/MIME
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) SSH
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) L2TP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) PPP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) FabricPath
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Law
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
1 2 (10.53%) Consultant
1 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
1 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
2 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) CentOS
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) IT Audit
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) LPIC
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Sendmail
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Proofpoint
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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