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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.50% - 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% - 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £391
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
27 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.30% 26.29% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 15
Average daily rate £400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Akamai
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Akamai
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper