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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - 26 14
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 4.05% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 21.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
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
Gloucestershire

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
15 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.31% 18.92% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Average daily rate £375 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £334 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft