The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.88% 2.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -17.35%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.12% 20.72% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 0
Average daily rate £400 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) CCNA
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) LAMP
4 8 (66.67%) Nmap
4 8 (66.67%) VLAN
4 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
4 8 (66.67%) Metasploit
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (66.67%) VirtualBox
4 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
4 8 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (50.00%) QA
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
8 4 (33.33%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) WAN
8 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) OSPF

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) VLAN
4 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
5 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
8 1 (8.33%) DSL
8 1 (8.33%) Wireless
8 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
8 1 (8.33%) Ethereal
8 1 (8.33%) ATM
8 1 (8.33%) ISDN
8 1 (8.33%) SONET
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
1 8 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (66.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) NetQoS