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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 68 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 18 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% +7.00%
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
149 148 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.82% 8.80% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
4 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
6 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
6 7 (24.14%) AIX
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) IIS
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.69%) JDBC
7 6 (20.69%) SOAP
7 6 (20.69%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) JBoss
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) SSH
7 6 (20.69%) Maven
8 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
8 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Apache
8 5 (17.24%) VBScript

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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) JBoss
4 5 (17.24%) Apache
5 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (6.90%) Confluence
6 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) SSH
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) HTTP
7 1 (3.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.79%) git-flow
3 4 (13.79%) GitLab
4 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
4 3 (10.34%) ClearQuest
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) Grunt
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Administrator
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) JDBC
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) JAXB
3 4 (13.79%) JSON
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) Spring Security
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) XSD
4 3 (10.34%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) SAML
5 2 (6.90%) Servlets
6 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) DataPower
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Unix
4 7 (24.14%) AIX
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) zOS
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
8 1 (3.45%) HPUX
8 1 (3.45%) i5/OS
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) VBScript
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) KVM
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.45%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.90%) logstash
2 2 (6.90%) rkt
2 2 (6.90%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) ForgeRock
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Prolexic