The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 71 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.45% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £328 £359
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-61.97% +28.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 69 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.67% 7.86% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +56.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -46.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SSL
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) IPv4
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) IPv4
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree