The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £396
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
SSL
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.88% 19.83% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 23
Average daily rate £413 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.80 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (84.62%) JSON
2 11 (84.62%) Ajax
2 11 (84.62%) ZigBee
2 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) Bluetooth
2 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) Python
2 11 (84.62%) Internet
2 11 (84.62%) 802.15
2 11 (84.62%) X.509
2 11 (84.62%) REST
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) 802.1X
3 9 (69.23%) Internet of Things
4 8 (61.54%) High Availability
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) Smart Meter
7 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (30.77%) Line Management
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BigMachines
1 1 (7.69%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) 802.15
1 11 (84.62%) Bluetooth
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
1 11 (84.62%) Internet
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (84.62%) X.509
1 11 (84.62%) ZigBee
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Django Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) 802.1X
1 11 (84.62%) Ajax
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) JSON
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Mason
2 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Internet of Things
2 5 (38.46%) Smart Meter
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) High Availability
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Line Management
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
1 11 (84.62%) C
1 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) iptables
1 2 (15.38%) Postfix
1 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) OSSEC
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel