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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / East of England
Rank 88 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 35 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 0.93% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 6.67% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
Median daily rate £500 £469 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £419 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £578 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
357 330 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.01% 13.97% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 177 180
Median daily rate £343 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 67
Median hourly rate £21.50 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.19% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 14 £463 - 2
Essex -7 10 £562 +15.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £515 - 2
Suffolk - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £500 +17.64%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 54 (84.38%) TCP/IP
2 48 (75.00%) Linux
3 39 (60.94%) HTTP
4 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (51.56%) DevOps
5 30 (46.88%) Perl
5 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 28 (43.75%) Python
7 27 (42.19%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (40.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (40.63%) Jenkins
8 26 (40.63%) Apache
8 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
9 25 (39.06%) Scrum
9 25 (39.06%) SOA
9 25 (39.06%) Puppet
10 24 (37.50%) Open Source
11 23 (35.94%) Kanban
11 23 (35.94%) TDD
12 22 (34.38%) Middleware
12 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
12 22 (34.38%) Docker
13 20 (31.25%) C
14 19 (29.69%) J2EE
14 19 (29.69%) Oracle
15 18 (28.13%) DNS
15 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
15 18 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (26.56%) Coaching

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (40.63%) Apache
2 16 (25.00%) JBoss
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.38%) IIS
5 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.69%) nginx
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.13%) Jetty
7 2 (3.13%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) IaaS
1 9 (14.06%) PaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (84.38%) TCP/IP
2 39 (60.94%) HTTP
3 18 (28.13%) DNS
4 17 (26.56%) Firewall
5 9 (14.06%) Internet
6 8 (12.50%) FTP
6 8 (12.50%) LDAP
7 6 (9.38%) IPsec
8 4 (6.25%) LAN
8 4 (6.25%) Network Security
8 4 (6.25%) VPN
8 4 (6.25%) X.509
9 3 (4.69%) BGP
9 3 (4.69%) DHCP
9 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
9 3 (4.69%) MPLS
9 3 (4.69%) OSPF
9 3 (4.69%) SMTP
9 3 (4.69%) VoIP
9 3 (4.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.31%) Subversion
4 6 (9.38%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.56%) CMake
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.56%) JUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 15 (23.44%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (10.94%) Developer
2 7 (10.94%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Consultant
4 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (4.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (4.69%) SOA Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Programmer
5 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Middleware
2 19 (29.69%) J2EE
3 13 (20.31%) JSON
3 13 (20.31%) REST
4 11 (17.19%) .NET
5 9 (14.06%) Node.js
6 8 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 6 (9.38%) LAMP
8 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.25%) CSS
9 3 (4.69%) JMS
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (4.69%) SOAP
9 3 (4.69%) WSDL
9 3 (4.69%) XML
9 3 (4.69%) XSD
9 3 (4.69%) XSLT
10 2 (3.13%) Servlets
10 2 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.50%) CoreOS
6 5 (7.81%) Unix
7 3 (4.69%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) CentOS
8 2 (3.13%) Fedora
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
1 33 (51.56%) DevOps
2 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 26 (40.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
5 25 (39.06%) Scrum
5 25 (39.06%) SOA
6 24 (37.50%) Open Source
7 23 (35.94%) Kanban
7 23 (35.94%) TDD
8 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
9 17 (26.56%) Coaching
10 13 (20.31%) Microservices
11 11 (17.19%) API Design
12 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
13 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.06%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (7.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) Perl
2 28 (43.75%) Python
3 20 (31.25%) C
4 15 (23.44%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.50%) Ruby
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 5 (7.81%) C++
9 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.56%) C#
11 1 (1.56%) Go
11 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) RHCE
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) Docker
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (39.06%) Puppet
3 5 (7.81%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.69%) Salt
6 1 (1.56%) Consul
6 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) WSO2
3 9 (14.06%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) Google
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) F5
8 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
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