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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 76 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 5.71% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£403 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-61.97% +28.57%
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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
131 105 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.57% 8.59% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (20.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) DataPower
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (10.00%) zOS
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) IBM