The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - 29 20
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.70% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £336 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.95% -10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+50.96% +2.97%
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
18 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.15% 16.90% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Median daily rate £325 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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