The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 79 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +58.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 92 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 8.93% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 38
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SSL
Scotland

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (71.43%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
6 4 (28.57%) Heroku
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) IIS
7 2 (14.29%) Puppet
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock
8 1 (7.14%) StatsD
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5
8 1 (7.14%) OpenSSO
8 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (7.14%) Ganglia

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
1 4 (28.57%) Heroku
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
2 13 (92.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) X.509
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JAAS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) DSDM
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) StatsD
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.14%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock