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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 87 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% - 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% - 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -17.35%
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
137 94 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.12% 7.93% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) OAuth
4 2 (20.00%) DataPower
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (20.00%) Varnish
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) JRun
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) OAuth
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) ISAPI
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) COM+
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) BS7799
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) StatsD
2 1 (10.00%) Graphite
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) CA