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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 115 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.82% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +28.00%
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
445 388 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 12.44% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 161 140
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 - 2
Norfolk - 3 £625 -
Essex +7 2 £438 +9.37%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 5 (27.78%) SaaS
4 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) LDAP
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) zOS
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) ACF2
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) LDAP
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.11%) HSRP
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless
8 1 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) EDIFACT
3 1 (5.56%) cXML
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) zOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITSM
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Database Security
5 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) ACF2
1 3 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Alias
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Zeacom
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Sun