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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 124 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.72% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
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£425 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
479 405 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.74% 16.89% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 176 194
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 73 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SSL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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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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
Essex - 8 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 3 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) ITSM
4 6 (28.57%) Workflow
4 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) ISDN
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Imperva
4 6 (28.57%) SaaS
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) ISDN
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) SSH
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITSM
1 6 (28.57%) Workflow
1 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) User Stories
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
3 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.76%) UML
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCSE
1 3 (14.29%) CCSA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) WatchGuard
1 6 (28.57%) Imperva
1 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 3 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Mitel
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) Alias