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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 71 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 6.12% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £228 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -45.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +41.81%
SSL
Scotland

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
131 147 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.16% 9.81% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 56
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SSL.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) JBoss
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) IIS
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) JAXB
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) XSD
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) Apache
6 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Spring Security
6 4 (20.00%) SSH
6 4 (20.00%) JSON

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 7 (35.00%) JBoss
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (20.00%) Apache
4 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SSH
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) git-flow
2 4 (20.00%) GitLab
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) JAXB
3 4 (20.00%) JDBC
3 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) Spring Security
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) SUSE
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) i5/OS
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) F5
1 4 (20.00%) ForgeRock
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) Prolexic
4 1 (5.00%) VMware