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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 137 165 186
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +21
Contract jobs citing SSL 55 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 5.25% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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 22 May 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 42 (47.19%) Linux
2 37 (41.57%) TCP/IP
3 32 (35.96%) HTTP
4 29 (32.58%) Firewall
5 23 (25.84%) Cisco
6 22 (24.72%) Windows
7 21 (23.60%) MySQL
7 21 (23.60%) DNS
7 21 (23.60%) Finance
7 21 (23.60%) Puppet
8 20 (22.47%) Java
9 19 (21.35%) Python
9 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
9 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.22%) Open Source
11 17 (19.10%) UNIX
12 16 (17.98%) VPN
12 16 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (17.98%) MongoDB
12 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (17.98%) DevOps
13 15 (16.85%) ITIL
14 13 (14.61%) Red Hat
14 13 (14.61%) Solaris
14 13 (14.61%) Oracle
14 13 (14.61%) DHCP
14 13 (14.61%) IPsec
15 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (13.48%) Subversion
15 12 (13.48%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
1 10 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.11%) Apache
3 8 (8.99%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.25%) nginx
7 2 (2.25%) Confluence
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Lync
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Documaker
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.24%) PaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Yammer
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.57%) TCP/IP
2 32 (35.96%) HTTP
3 29 (32.58%) Firewall
4 21 (23.60%) DNS
5 16 (17.98%) VPN
6 13 (14.61%) DHCP
6 13 (14.61%) IPsec
7 12 (13.48%) LAN
8 11 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (12.36%) OSPF
8 11 (12.36%) WAN
8 11 (12.36%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (11.24%) MPLS
10 9 (10.11%) FTP
10 9 (10.11%) VLAN
10 9 (10.11%) Wireshark
11 8 (8.99%) Wireless
11 8 (8.99%) HTTPS
11 8 (8.99%) Internet
12 7 (7.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) MySQL
2 16 (17.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Subversion
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.24%) Mercurial
3 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Maven
5 6 (6.74%) JIRA
6 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.62%) JUnit
7 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.25%) Introscope
8 2 (2.25%) Hudson
8 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Billing
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (15.73%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Security Engineer
3 6 (6.74%) Administrator
3 6 (6.74%) Architect
4 5 (5.62%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
5 4 (4.49%) Web Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.37%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (3.37%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) Middleware
2 7 (7.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.62%) WebCenter
3 5 (5.62%) JMS
3 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.49%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (4.49%) XMPP
4 4 (4.49%) JDBC
5 2 (2.25%) J2EE
5 2 (2.25%) EJB
5 2 (2.25%) JSP
5 2 (2.25%) Servlets
5 2 (2.25%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.25%) Worklight
6 1 (1.12%) .NET
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Open Source
2 7 (7.87%) PKI
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (1.12%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) Linux
2 22 (24.72%) Windows
3 17 (19.10%) UNIX
4 13 (14.61%) Solaris
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.25%) zOS
8 2 (2.25%) AIX
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) HPUX
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) i5/OS
9 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
1 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (17.98%) DevOps
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Migration
5 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.99%) Project Management
6 5 (5.62%) Microservices
6 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.62%) SOA
7 4 (4.49%) Revenue Management
7 4 (4.49%) TDD
7 4 (4.49%) Network Design
7 4 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.37%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) Python
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) Ruby
4 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.87%) Scala
4 7 (7.87%) Go
5 4 (4.49%) Jython
5 4 (4.49%) Perl
5 4 (4.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) Lisp
7 2 (2.25%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C#
8 1 (1.12%) Korn
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.48%) CCNP
3 8 (8.99%) CCNA
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.49%) CCIE
5 4 (4.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.12%) CISA
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CISSP
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.25%) Varnish
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
5 2 (2.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.12%) KVM
6 1 (1.12%) XenServer
6 1 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.12%) vCloud
6 1 (1.12%) NFS
6 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (23.60%) Puppet
2 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (12.36%) Salt
4 9 (10.11%) Ansible
5 7 (7.87%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (4.49%) OPNET
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.37%) SCCM
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (2.25%) yum
9 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
9 2 (2.25%) Iperf
9 2 (2.25%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.12%) Cacti
10 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Cisco
2 13 (14.61%) Red Hat
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.36%) F5
5 10 (11.24%) VMware
5 10 (11.24%) HP
6 9 (10.11%) Juniper
6 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.99%) Blue Coat
7 8 (8.99%) IBM
7 8 (8.99%) Riverbed
8 7 (7.87%) CA
9 5 (5.62%) Citrix
10 4 (4.49%) Nokia
10 4 (4.49%) TIBCO
10 4 (4.49%) Remedy
10 4 (4.49%) Aruba
10 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.49%) WorldPay
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