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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 118 139 122
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing SSL 21 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 0.51% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£450 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
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
567 396 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.89% 13.65% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 210 154
Average daily rate £315 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 66
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
Essex -1 12 £595 -
Hertfordshire -5 7 £450 - 4
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 3 July 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 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) UNIX
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) SOA
4 14 (48.28%) Middleware
5 13 (44.83%) HTTP
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Scrum
6 12 (41.38%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) Subversion
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (41.38%) Mac OS X
6 12 (41.38%) Kanban
6 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
6 12 (41.38%) Puppet
6 12 (41.38%) REST
6 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
6 12 (41.38%) User Stories
6 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) LAN
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) VPN
11 5 (17.24%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) HTTP
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) MPLS
8 3 (10.34%) Network Security
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.34%) BGP
8 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.90%) FTP
9 2 (6.90%) HSRP
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Portal Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 12 (41.38%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
5 2 (6.90%) JSTL
5 2 (6.90%) Django
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) XSD
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) zOS
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Fedora
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) SOA
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) TDD
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) Kanban
4 12 (41.38%) User Stories
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 4 (13.79%) API Design
7 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) BPEL
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) Scala
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) R
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCNP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) RACF
1 3 (10.34%) ACF2
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
1 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) WSO2
3 3 (10.34%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.45%) Zeacom