The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 83 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 4.20% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £403 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
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
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) HTTP
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
6 5 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
8 3 (16.67%) DataPower
8 3 (16.67%) Release Management
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) System Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Jadu
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Log4j
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Mac Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) OAuth
4 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) iSeries
3 2 (11.11%) Tandem
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) OpenVMS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) zOS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Product Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) AWK
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) sed
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) IISP
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) CA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Meraki
2 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.56%) VMware