The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 38 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.95% 0.42% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 2.27% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
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
30 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.22% 18.49% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 15
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £327 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Local Government
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Jython
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) ICT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IBM