The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 6.16% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 10.10% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 48
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) zOS
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Route 53
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) i5/OS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) IISP
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle