The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 67 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing SSL 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.34% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 2.02% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £16.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+154.18% -62.84%
SSL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 198 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.71% 16.77% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 29
Average daily rate £388 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 6 £438 +2.94% 1
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (60.87%) SOAP
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 13 (56.52%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (56.52%) JDBC
2 13 (56.52%) J2EE
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (56.52%) Clustering
2 13 (56.52%) Jython
2 13 (56.52%) JNDI
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 13 (56.52%) Korn
2 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 12 (52.17%) High Availability
4 11 (47.83%) IBM
4 11 (47.83%) CA Wily
4 11 (47.83%) Garbage Collection
5 9 (39.13%) Introscope
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) FTP
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) Banking

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
1 13 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) CICS
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) FTP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) H.323
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) SMTP
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.35%) GLBP
7 1 (4.35%) HSRP
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) SSH
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Easytrieve
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Introscope
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
1 12 (52.17%) WebSphere Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) SOAP
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 13 (56.52%) J2EE
2 13 (56.52%) JDBC
2 13 (56.52%) JNDI
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ISPF
4 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) VSAM
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) High Availability
2 11 (47.83%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (8.70%) B2B
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Transition Management
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
1 13 (56.52%) Jython
1 13 (56.52%) Korn
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) CLIST
2 2 (8.70%) COBOL
2 2 (8.70%) JCL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) REXX
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Avaya
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) IronPort
3 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Google