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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 82 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.34% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 3.27% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £400 £401 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £402 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £396
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
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
148 153 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.70% 10.49% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 72
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (20.00%) Tomcat

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Gradle
1 2 (10.00%) Grunt
1 2 (10.00%) gulp
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) JDBC
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) SAML
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) DataPower
3 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 2 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) zOS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (10.00%) OpenVMS
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) IISP
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) VMware