The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 170 173 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing SSL 34 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.56% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 22
Average daily rate £428 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £171 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £294 £296
% change year-on-year
+34.89% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £43.32
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -27.86%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
720 898 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.57% 14.31% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 608 730
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £52.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% +138.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
SSL
London

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 30 (46.88%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) HTTP
3 28 (43.75%) Firewall
4 27 (42.19%) TCP/IP
5 20 (31.25%) UNIX
5 20 (31.25%) Linux
6 19 (29.69%) Windows
7 18 (28.13%) VPN
8 15 (23.44%) DNS
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco
9 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
10 13 (20.31%) Scrum
11 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (18.75%) JSON
11 12 (18.75%) HTTPS
11 12 (18.75%) LDAP
11 12 (18.75%) XML
12 11 (17.19%) SQL
12 11 (17.19%) WAN
12 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (17.19%) Selenium
12 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) Web Services
13 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 10 (15.63%) REST
14 9 (14.06%) JUnit
14 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.50%) LAN
15 8 (12.50%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.38%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) Jetty
6 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.13%) Gentran
7 1 (1.56%) nginx
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) HTTP
2 28 (43.75%) Firewall
3 27 (42.19%) TCP/IP
4 18 (28.13%) VPN
5 15 (23.44%) DNS
6 12 (18.75%) HTTPS
6 12 (18.75%) LDAP
7 11 (17.19%) WAN
8 8 (12.50%) LAN
8 8 (12.50%) Wireless
9 7 (10.94%) Internet
10 5 (7.81%) SNMP
10 5 (7.81%) Network Security
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.25%) VLAN
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.25%) FTP
11 4 (6.25%) DMZ
11 4 (6.25%) MPLS
11 4 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) KDB
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
3 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.38%) FitNesse
5 5 (7.81%) Maven
5 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.25%) Subversion
7 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.69%) JIRA
7 3 (4.69%) Xcode
7 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.13%) Ant
8 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.13%) ANTLR
8 2 (3.13%) JBehave
8 2 (3.13%) Hudson
8 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Developer
2 7 (10.94%) Architect
2 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Administrator
4 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Security Designer
4 3 (4.69%) Designer
4 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) iOS Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (3.13%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Web Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) XML
1 12 (18.75%) JSON
2 10 (15.63%) REST
2 10 (15.63%) Web Services
3 7 (10.94%) HTML
4 6 (9.38%) SOAP
4 6 (9.38%) OAuth
5 5 (7.81%) Ajax
5 5 (7.81%) Servlets
6 4 (6.25%) .NET
6 4 (6.25%) Spring
6 4 (6.25%) Java EE
7 3 (4.69%) iOS SDK
7 3 (4.69%) OpenID
7 3 (4.69%) Grails
7 3 (4.69%) jQuery
7 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.69%) SAML
7 3 (4.69%) Android SDK
8 2 (3.13%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) GIS
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) UNIX
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 19 (29.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.69%) AIX
4 3 (4.69%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) SUSE
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
2 13 (20.31%) Scrum
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.94%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
6 6 (9.38%) OO
6 6 (9.38%) Network Design
6 6 (9.38%) Kanban
7 5 (7.81%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.25%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.69%) High Availability
9 3 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) PHP
4 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.94%) Ruby
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.38%) Groovy
6 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) C
7 3 (4.69%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.13%) JCL
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
8 2 (3.13%) XPath
8 2 (3.13%) XQuery
8 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Lisp
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) CISSP
3 1 (1.56%) CCIE
3 1 (1.56%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) qmail
3 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) Snort
3 1 (1.56%) Squid
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.56%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 2 (3.13%) Nessus
4 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) F5
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) JBoss
5 5 (7.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.25%) Akamai
6 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) Nokia
7 3 (4.69%) Apple
7 3 (4.69%) Websense
7 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 3 (4.69%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.13%) Aruba
8 2 (3.13%) WSO2
8 2 (3.13%) HP
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