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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 147 145 169
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 7.72% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £307 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -7.89%
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
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
454 712 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.07% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 532 511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) ITIL
3 13 (52.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (44.00%) DNS
5 11 (44.00%) IBM
5 11 (44.00%) Middleware
5 11 (44.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (40.00%) AIX
6 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (36.00%) Perl
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Python
8 8 (32.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (28.00%) Apache
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (24.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) Change Management
10 6 (24.00%) SUSE
10 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (20.00%) DataPower
11 5 (20.00%) DB2
11 5 (20.00%) Windows

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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) HipChat
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) IPsec
4 3 (12.00%) SSH
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) VPLS
6 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Introscope
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) CGI
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) SAX
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) iSeries
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) STB
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 10 (40.00%) AIX
4 8 (32.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (24.00%) SUSE
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.00%) Android
9 1 (4.00%) CentOS
9 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.00%) ITSM
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 1 (4.00%) Information Security
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
2 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (36.00%) Perl
4 8 (32.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Korn
7 3 (12.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Jython
8 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.00%) RPG IV
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) VBScript
8 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (4.00%) C
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCSP
2 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) Snort
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Control-M
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) TrustSec
3 1 (4.00%) yum
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) ATG
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Software AG
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) webMethods
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) IFS
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia
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