The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 84 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.13% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 1.04% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.01% -9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
SSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
232 193 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.29% 12.13% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 88 88
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.20 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the East Midlands region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the East Midlands region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
3 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) JDeveloper
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) SSH
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (23.81%) Clustering
4 5 (23.81%) Middleware
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) DB2
5 4 (19.05%) MySQL
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Rackspace
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Service Bus

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
3 5 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) SSH
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) JDeveloper
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Hudson
3 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) Gradle
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SOA Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
1 6 (28.57%) JSON
2 5 (23.81%) Middleware
3 4 (19.05%) Ajax
3 4 (19.05%) Symfony
3 4 (19.05%) CakePHP
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (19.05%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 3 (14.29%) JMS
4 3 (14.29%) WSDL
4 3 (14.29%) XSD
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) XSL
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) CentOS
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) BPEL
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) BPMN
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) BlackBerry Internet Service
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Rackspace
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Google