The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 124 138 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing SSL 21 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 2.13% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -18.69%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
512 469 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.42% 14.95% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 246 135
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £172 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 43
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Hertfordshire +13 13 £450 - 3
Essex - 6 £595 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £381 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £338 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (64.71%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 14 (41.18%) UNIX
4 14 (41.18%) SOA
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 14 (41.18%) Middleware
5 13 (38.24%) HTTP
5 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Subversion
6 12 (35.29%) Kanban
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (35.29%) Mac OS X
6 12 (35.29%) Puppet
6 12 (35.29%) REST
6 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 12 (35.29%) User Stories
6 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (32.35%) SAML
7 11 (32.35%) JSP
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) JSTL
8 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (20.59%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Process Server
1 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
1 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) HTTP
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
6 2 (5.88%) VLAN
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.94%) HSRP
7 1 (2.94%) Multicast
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Subversion
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Portal Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) CSS
1 14 (41.18%) Middleware
2 12 (35.29%) REST
3 11 (32.35%) SAML
3 11 (32.35%) JSTL
3 11 (32.35%) JSP
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) Ajax
4 3 (8.82%) CSS3
5 2 (5.88%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.88%) Django
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) XSD
5 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) UNIX
3 12 (35.29%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) zOS
6 1 (2.94%) Fedora
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) SOA
3 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Kanban
4 12 (35.29%) User Stories
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.71%) Coaching
6 4 (11.76%) API Design
7 3 (8.82%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) BPEL
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.94%) Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) RACF
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
1 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) WSO2
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint