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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 29 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.90% 1.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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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
28 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.72% 9.82% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Nmap
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
1 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix