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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 141 164 163
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 25 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.83% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 6.48% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £304 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £625 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
SSL
London

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
528 756 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.43% 12.75% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 554 475
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) HTTP
3 18 (40.91%) DNS
4 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.09%) ITIL
5 15 (34.09%) Firewall
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.82%) DevOps
7 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
7 13 (29.55%) Bash Shell
7 13 (29.55%) Unix
7 13 (29.55%) Oracle
8 12 (27.27%) Perl
8 12 (27.27%) Python
8 12 (27.27%) Middleware
9 11 (25.00%) IBM
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 10 (22.73%) Node.js
10 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (22.73%) Ruby
10 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
10 10 (22.73%) AIX
10 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.73%) Redis
11 9 (20.45%) Go

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 7 (15.91%) Apache
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (6.82%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) HipChat
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Documaker
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.64%) GitHub
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
1 18 (40.91%) HTTP
2 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
3 15 (34.09%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 5 (11.36%) IPsec
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.82%) DHCP
7 3 (6.82%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.82%) LDAP
7 3 (6.82%) OSPF
7 3 (6.82%) SNMP
7 3 (6.82%) SSH
7 3 (6.82%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security
8 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (22.73%) Redis
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.36%) DB2
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.09%) Introscope
4 2 (4.55%) MSI
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Gradle
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Web Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Middleware
2 10 (22.73%) Node.js
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.82%) SAML
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.55%) CGI
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) SAX
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) LAMP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) DataPower
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.55%) iSeries
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) STB
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) AIX
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) CoreOS
5 8 (18.18%) RancherOS
5 8 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (13.64%) SUSE
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) CentOS
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) Change Management
3 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.18%) Security Hardening
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) Information Security
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Bash Shell
3 12 (27.27%) Perl
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) Ruby
4 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 9 (20.45%) Go
6 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 4 (9.09%) Korn
8 3 (6.82%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) Jython
8 3 (6.82%) PHP
8 3 (6.82%) VB
9 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
9 2 (4.55%) VBScript
9 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (2.27%) C
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) CCNP
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) CISA
3 3 (6.82%) CISM
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) CCSA
4 2 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) CCSP
5 1 (2.27%) GIAC
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) etcd
2 8 (18.18%) flannel
3 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.27%) Snort
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Consul
1 8 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 8 (18.18%) Marathon
1 8 (18.18%) Mesos
1 8 (18.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (18.18%) Rancher
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
3 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.27%) Control-M
5 1 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (2.27%) OpenView
5 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.27%) yum
5 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) IBM
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) ATG
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) Software AG
6 4 (9.09%) webMethods
7 3 (6.82%) Adobe
7 3 (6.82%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (6.82%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.55%) IFS
9 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.27%) Facebook
9 1 (2.27%) QNAP
9 1 (2.27%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.27%) Twitter
9 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
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