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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 37 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.41% 1.16% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 5.00% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +36.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.25% +14.28%
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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
37 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.29% 23.26% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 2
Average daily rate £413 £340 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -42.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle