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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 135 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing SSL 43 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.95% 5.39% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 26
Median daily rate £500 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% +7.00%
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
541 723 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 13.45% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 530 515
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 40 (67.80%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
3 26 (44.07%) Java
4 25 (42.37%) HTTP
5 21 (35.59%) DNS
6 20 (33.90%) DevOps
7 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
8 18 (30.51%) Firewall
8 18 (30.51%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
9 17 (28.81%) MongoDB
10 16 (27.12%) Node.js
10 16 (27.12%) Redis
10 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
10 16 (27.12%) Ruby
10 16 (27.12%) Unix
11 15 (25.42%) Windows
11 15 (25.42%) Python
11 15 (25.42%) Go
11 15 (25.42%) Docker
12 14 (23.73%) Oracle
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) VMware
13 13 (22.03%) Mesos
13 13 (22.03%) CoreOS
13 13 (22.03%) Kubernetes
13 13 (22.03%) Security Hardening
13 13 (22.03%) etcd
13 13 (22.03%) flannel
13 13 (22.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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 13 (22.03%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.64%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.69%) CMS
9 1 (1.69%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.69%) Confluence
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.69%) HipChat
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Documaker
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) GitHub
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
2 25 (42.37%) HTTP
3 21 (35.59%) DNS
4 18 (30.51%) Firewall
5 11 (18.64%) VPN
6 7 (11.86%) IPsec
7 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.47%) Internet
8 5 (8.47%) LAN
8 5 (8.47%) SNMP
8 5 (8.47%) SSH
9 4 (6.78%) DHCP
9 4 (6.78%) ISDN
9 4 (6.78%) WAN
10 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.08%) HSRP
10 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
10 3 (5.08%) LDAP
10 3 (5.08%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (28.81%) MongoDB
3 16 (27.12%) Redis
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
6 3 (5.08%) DB2
6 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.69%) Ingres
8 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.64%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.08%) Introscope
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) MSI
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.39%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.08%) Web Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Node.js
2 11 (18.64%) Middleware
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.08%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) SAML
4 3 (5.08%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.39%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) CGI
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
5 2 (3.39%) SAX
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.86%) PKI
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.08%) DataPower
6 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.39%) iSeries
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 13 (22.03%) CoreOS
4 13 (22.03%) RancherOS
5 6 (10.17%) AIX
5 6 (10.17%) CentOS
6 5 (8.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.08%) SUSE
7 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) DevOps
2 13 (22.03%) Security Hardening
3 12 (20.34%) ITIL
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.86%) Change Management
7 7 (11.86%) Information Security
8 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
10 3 (5.08%) Network Management
10 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) Java
2 16 (27.12%) Ruby
3 15 (25.42%) Go
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
4 12 (20.34%) Perl
5 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (10.17%) SQL
8 4 (6.78%) Jython
9 3 (5.08%) C++
9 3 (5.08%) Korn
9 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 3 (5.08%) VB
10 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.39%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.69%) C
11 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) CCNP
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.78%) CISSP
6 3 (5.08%) CISA
6 3 (5.08%) CISM
7 2 (3.39%) CCSA
7 2 (3.39%) CCSE
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) GIAC
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSA
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) MCTS
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Docker
2 13 (22.03%) etcd
2 13 (22.03%) flannel
3 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
4 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.08%) DFS Replication
5 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.39%) NFS
7 1 (1.69%) Firmware
7 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.69%) Samba
7 1 (1.69%) Snort
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Consul
1 13 (22.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 13 (22.03%) Kubernetes
1 13 (22.03%) Marathon
1 13 (22.03%) Mesos
1 13 (22.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 13 (22.03%) Rancher
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
4 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.69%) Control-M
6 1 (1.69%) OpenView
6 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 7 (11.86%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) ATG
7 3 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (5.08%) Forcepoint
7 3 (5.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe
8 2 (3.39%) Avaya
8 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) Siebel
8 2 (3.39%) Software AG
8 2 (3.39%) webMethods