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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 83 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 4.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£400 £330 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
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
210 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.98% 10.74% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -11 1 £400 +21.21%
Aylesbury - 1 £200 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) VPN
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) PKI
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (33.33%) HSRP
7 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (33.33%) Multicast
7 6 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Validation
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (33.33%) CCIP
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) VPN
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (33.33%) HSRP
5 6 (33.33%) Multicast
5 6 (33.33%) WLAN
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Introscope
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (22.22%) JNDI
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) JDBC
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Validation
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 4 (22.22%) Garbage Collection
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Jython
3 4 (22.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCIP
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) PMP
5 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
2 5 (27.78%) HDFS
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Nagios
1 5 (27.78%) Zenoss
2 4 (22.22%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) AppSense
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Splunk
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam