The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 53 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 1.30% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 7.22% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
SSL
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 180 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.88% 18.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 127 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £475 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Middleware
5 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
5 6 (26.09%) MSI
5 6 (26.09%) JBoss
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (26.09%) LDAP
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Juniper
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Wiki
5 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) yum
5 6 (26.09%) Puppet
5 6 (26.09%) GitLab
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Kerberos

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) JBoss
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
1 6 (26.09%) LDAP
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Kerberos
3 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) GitLab
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (26.09%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Automation Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) SAML
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Wiki
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Application Rationalisation
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) SIEM
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
1 9 (39.13%) Python
1 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Jython
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) yum
3 3 (13.04%) BladeLogic
3 3 (13.04%) CA Wily
4 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) CA
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) F5
3 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Intel Security