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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 99 91 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +39
Contract jobs citing SSL 30 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.48% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 10.03% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 7
Median daily rate £480 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £396 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £34.81 £44.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -25.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
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
383 379 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.72% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 195 283
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex -2 18 £480 -6.34% 2
Hertfordshire +2 6 £500 - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 4 - - 1
Norfolk +11 2 £389 -35.20% 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 34 (75.56%) TCP/IP
2 27 (60.00%) HTTP
3 24 (53.33%) Linux
4 23 (51.11%) DevOps
5 22 (48.89%) Perl
5 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
6 19 (42.22%) Jenkins
7 17 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
7 17 (37.78%) Open Source
7 17 (37.78%) Puppet
7 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (35.56%) J2EE
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (33.33%) Middleware
10 14 (31.11%) C
10 14 (31.11%) HTML
10 14 (31.11%) Apache
10 14 (31.11%) Scrum
11 13 (28.89%) Firewall
11 13 (28.89%) Internet
12 12 (26.67%) JBoss
12 12 (26.67%) Oracle
13 11 (24.44%) C++
13 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 10 (22.22%) Kanban
14 10 (22.22%) Docker

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 14 (31.11%) Apache
2 12 (26.67%) JBoss
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
5 6 (13.33%) IIS
6 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
7 3 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (4.44%) nginx
9 1 (2.22%) Jetty
9 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
9 1 (2.22%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) PTC Creo
2 1 (2.22%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) TCP/IP
2 27 (60.00%) HTTP
3 13 (28.89%) Firewall
3 13 (28.89%) Internet
4 10 (22.22%) LDAP
5 9 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (17.78%) X.509
7 7 (15.56%) FTP
7 7 (15.56%) IPsec
8 6 (13.33%) LAN
8 6 (13.33%) VPN
9 5 (11.11%) WAN
10 4 (8.89%) Network Security
11 3 (6.67%) BGP
11 3 (6.67%) IMAP
11 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (6.67%) MPLS
11 3 (6.67%) OSPF
11 3 (6.67%) SMTP
11 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) CMake
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Avionics
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Lead DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) J2EE
2 15 (33.33%) Middleware
3 14 (31.11%) HTML
4 9 (20.00%) JSON
4 9 (20.00%) REST
5 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.78%) CSS
6 5 (11.11%) Ajax
6 5 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (4.44%) SAML
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.22%) Kafka
8 1 (2.22%) Node.js
8 1 (2.22%) Servlets
8 1 (2.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Internet of Things
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) DevOps
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
4 17 (37.78%) Open Source
5 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.11%) Scrum
7 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (22.22%) Kanban
8 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
9 9 (20.00%) Coaching
9 9 (20.00%) Microservices
9 9 (20.00%) SOA
10 8 (17.78%) API Design
11 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
12 6 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (11.11%) User Stories
14 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
14 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Perl
2 14 (31.11%) C
3 11 (24.44%) C++
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) iptables
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (37.78%) Puppet
2 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Ansible
3 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) Consul
4 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) WSO2
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) Juniper
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Cognos
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat