The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 160 172 172
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 32 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 4.28% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 15
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£410 £505 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £401 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £668 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £125.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -65.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 701 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.22% 11.67% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 452 534
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 47
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (39.13%) Firewall
2 25 (36.23%) HTTP
3 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
4 21 (30.43%) Finance
5 19 (27.54%) Cisco
6 18 (26.09%) VPN
6 18 (26.09%) Linux
7 16 (23.19%) JMS
7 16 (23.19%) F5
7 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (21.74%) SOA
8 15 (21.74%) Juniper
8 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint
9 13 (18.84%) Internet
9 13 (18.84%) Java
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle
9 13 (18.84%) XML
9 13 (18.84%) Blue Coat
10 12 (17.39%) ProxySG
10 12 (17.39%) ITIL
10 12 (17.39%) SQL
11 11 (15.94%) WebLogic
11 11 (15.94%) Middleware
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (15.94%) DNS
11 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
11 11 (15.94%) Puppet
12 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (14.49%) CCNP
12 10 (14.49%) Windows

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (15.94%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (8.70%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.35%) nginx
6 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.90%) Jetty
8 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Documaker
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) Firewall
2 25 (36.23%) HTTP
3 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (26.09%) VPN
5 13 (18.84%) Internet
6 11 (15.94%) DNS
7 10 (14.49%) IPsec
7 10 (14.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (14.49%) Network Security
8 9 (13.04%) HTTPS
8 9 (13.04%) DHCP
9 8 (11.59%) WAN
10 7 (10.14%) LAN
10 7 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (8.70%) FTP
12 5 (7.25%) OSPF
12 5 (7.25%) BGP
12 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Billing
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Security Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
2 9 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Middleware Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Middleware Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) JMS
2 13 (18.84%) XML
3 11 (15.94%) Middleware
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (13.04%) WebCenter
4 9 (13.04%) JDBC
5 6 (8.70%) SOAP
5 6 (8.70%) .NET
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
6 5 (7.25%) WSDL
6 5 (7.25%) REST
7 4 (5.80%) HTML
7 4 (5.80%) J2EE
8 3 (4.35%) Google Maps API
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.90%) CSS
9 2 (2.90%) JRules
9 2 (2.90%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) Java EE
10 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Open Source
2 6 (8.70%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) SecurID
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) SOA
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.04%) Revenue Management
5 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.70%) DevOps
7 6 (8.70%) Content Management
8 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.25%) UML
8 5 (7.25%) SysML
8 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.80%) ETL
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.04%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) Jython
6 6 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.80%) C#
9 3 (4.35%) C
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) Ruby
11 1 (1.45%) Korn
11 1 (1.45%) PHP5
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.45%) C-shell
11 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) VB
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNP
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) CCSE
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) CCIE
5 4 (5.80%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) CCSA
7 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) ProxySG
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.45%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Salt
5 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco
2 16 (23.19%) F5
3 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.74%) Juniper
4 13 (18.84%) Oracle
4 13 (18.84%) Blue Coat
5 9 (13.04%) Remedy
5 9 (13.04%) HP
6 8 (11.59%) Sourcefire
6 8 (11.59%) VMware
7 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.80%) Google
9 3 (4.35%) ESRI
9 3 (4.35%) Siebel
9 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.35%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix
10 2 (2.90%) ILOG
11 1 (1.45%) Lotus
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