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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 83 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 2.34% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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
196 128 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.81% 12.28% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 23
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £247 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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
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 25 November 2014. 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
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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 3 £425 +3.03%
Marlow - - - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) PKI
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCIP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) CCDP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) VRRP
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WLAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) VRRP
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Multicast
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) HSRP
4 3 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Debian
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCIP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCDP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) Zenoss
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper