The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £16.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+154.18% -62.84%
SSL
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.37% 17.29% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Average daily rate £250 £376 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.42% -11.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -42.95%
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 Chester

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SSL
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ICT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft