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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 154 180 185
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 46 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.63% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 5.12% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 18
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£425 £425 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
806 879 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 588 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 43
Average hourly rate £19.75 £36.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.51% +76.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 42 (47.19%) HTTP
2 41 (46.07%) Firewall
3 30 (33.71%) Cisco
4 28 (31.46%) VPN
4 28 (31.46%) Finance
5 27 (30.34%) F5
6 24 (26.97%) Juniper
6 24 (26.97%) Java
7 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
8 20 (22.47%) JMS
8 20 (22.47%) XML
8 20 (22.47%) Network Security
9 19 (21.35%) Wireless
9 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.22%) Oracle
10 18 (20.22%) Linux
11 17 (19.10%) ITIL
11 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (17.98%) SOA
12 16 (17.98%) HTTPS
12 16 (17.98%) Blue Coat
13 15 (16.85%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity
13 15 (16.85%) BCP
13 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity Planning
13 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
14 14 (15.73%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
14 14 (15.73%) Middleware
14 14 (15.73%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (10.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.99%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 4 (4.49%) Apache
5 4 (4.49%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.37%) Jetty
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.25%) nginx
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.12%) Documentum
8 1 (1.12%) CICS
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Documaker
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.19%) HTTP
2 41 (46.07%) Firewall
3 28 (31.46%) VPN
4 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
5 20 (22.47%) Network Security
6 19 (21.35%) Wireless
7 16 (17.98%) HTTPS
8 14 (15.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (12.36%) WAN
10 10 (11.24%) DNS
10 10 (11.24%) Internet
11 8 (8.99%) LAN
12 7 (7.87%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (6.74%) DHCP
13 6 (6.74%) FTP
13 6 (6.74%) IPsec
14 5 (5.62%) SSH
14 5 (5.62%) MPLS
14 5 (5.62%) LDAP
14 5 (5.62%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.12%) DB2
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Xcode
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Mockito
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Billing
3 6 (6.74%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
7 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Security Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Project Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Database Architect
9 3 (3.37%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) XML
1 20 (22.47%) JMS
2 14 (15.73%) Middleware
3 10 (11.24%) JDBC
3 10 (11.24%) REST
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (10.11%) WebCenter
4 9 (10.11%) SOAP
5 8 (8.99%) WSDL
6 7 (7.87%) Web Services
7 5 (5.62%) HTML
8 4 (4.49%) .NET
8 4 (4.49%) J2EE
8 4 (4.49%) Google Maps API
8 4 (4.49%) JSON
9 3 (3.37%) CSS
9 3 (3.37%) Java EE
9 3 (3.37%) Spring
9 3 (3.37%) iOS SDK
9 3 (3.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.74%) Open Source
4 4 (4.49%) PKI
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.25%) GIS
6 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.25%) SecurID
6 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) UNIX
3 8 (8.99%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) AIX
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) ITIL
3 16 (17.98%) SOA
4 15 (16.85%) BCP
4 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity
4 15 (16.85%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
4 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity Planning
5 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
6 10 (11.24%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (11.24%) Scrum
6 10 (11.24%) OO
7 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.11%) Content Management
7 9 (10.11%) Revenue Management
7 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.99%) SysML
8 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) Python
2 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Jython
5 9 (10.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.87%) Perl
8 6 (6.74%) C
9 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.49%) Ruby
10 4 (4.49%) C#
10 4 (4.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.37%) Korn
11 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.25%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (1.12%) C-shell
13 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) CCNP
1 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) CCSE
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CISA
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) CCSA
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) CCIE
4 1 (1.12%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.37%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (10.11%) ProxySG
2 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) Xen
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) OpenView
4 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Cisco
2 27 (30.34%) F5
3 24 (26.97%) Juniper
4 18 (20.22%) Oracle
5 16 (17.98%) Blue Coat
6 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
7 9 (10.11%) Remedy
8 8 (8.99%) Citrix
9 6 (6.74%) Siebel
9 6 (6.74%) Websense
10 5 (5.62%) Google
10 5 (5.62%) Nokia
10 5 (5.62%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
11 4 (4.49%) IBM
11 4 (4.49%) ESRI
11 4 (4.49%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.49%) VMware
12 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
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