The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 270 272 357
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +85
Contract jobs citing SSL 435 399 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.81% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 5.39% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 217 128
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £39.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +54.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £26.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
SSL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7675 7398 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.58% 15.03% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4722 4179 3522
Median daily rate £395 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 423 372
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the England region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in England

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in England

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the England region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

SSL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SSL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 156 £450 - 26
South East +24 117 £405 +4.51% 14
North West -33 39 £375 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +13 29 £344 -30.90% 9
North East -32 25 £320 +16.36% 3
Yorkshire -2 24 £443 +53.91% 4
East of England +15 20 £350 -20.00% 6
South West +1 17 £400 -7.24% 3
East Midlands +16 9 £615 +44.70% 2
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 407 (49.69%) Linux
2 317 (38.71%) DNS
3 300 (36.63%) HTTP
4 270 (32.97%) TCP/IP
5 264 (32.23%) Firewall
6 225 (27.47%) Java
7 218 (26.62%) ITIL
8 192 (23.44%) Unix
9 181 (22.10%) Windows
10 177 (21.61%) Cisco
11 175 (21.37%) Microsoft
12 171 (20.88%) Configuration Management
13 166 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
14 154 (18.80%) Security Cleared
15 152 (18.56%) WebSphere
15 152 (18.56%) Perl
16 151 (18.44%) VPN
17 150 (18.32%) Apache
17 150 (18.32%) Puppet
18 138 (16.85%) Internet
19 131 (16.00%) VMware
20 128 (15.63%) Oracle
20 128 (15.63%) DevOps
21 127 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
22 125 (15.26%) Web Services
23 124 (15.14%) IBM
24 123 (15.02%) SC Cleared
24 123 (15.02%) Load Balancing
25 118 (14.41%) Jenkins
26 117 (14.29%) DHCP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 152 (18.56%) WebSphere
2 150 (18.32%) Apache
3 106 (12.94%) IIS
4 94 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 88 (10.74%) Tomcat
6 81 (9.89%) JBoss
7 69 (8.42%) WebLogic
8 54 (6.59%) nginx
9 43 (5.25%) Node.js
10 35 (4.27%) IBM HTTP Server
11 27 (3.30%) Jetty
12 25 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 23 (2.81%) SharePoint
14 22 (2.69%) OpenStack
15 20 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
16 17 (2.08%) Skype for Business
17 14 (1.71%) MQSeries
18 12 (1.47%) Oracle 10gAS
19 11 (1.34%) CMS
19 11 (1.34%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 49 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.10%) ProjectWise
3 7 (0.85%) MS Office
4 5 (0.61%) HipChat
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Maple
6 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 9 (1.10%) RMDS
2 8 (0.98%) OpenText MBPM
3 6 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.20%) Google App Engine
5 18 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.22%) IaaS
7 7 (0.85%) SaaS
8 6 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.61%) PaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Office 365
10 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.24%) GitHub
11 2 (0.24%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 317 (38.71%) DNS
2 300 (36.63%) HTTP
3 270 (32.97%) TCP/IP
4 264 (32.23%) Firewall
5 151 (18.44%) VPN
6 138 (16.85%) Internet
7 117 (14.29%) DHCP
8 116 (14.16%) IPsec
9 112 (13.68%) LAN
10 103 (12.58%) WAN
11 95 (11.60%) FTP
12 88 (10.74%) Network Security
13 69 (8.42%) LDAP
14 63 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 59 (7.20%) SSH
16 55 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 54 (6.59%) Wireless
18 49 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
19 48 (5.86%) MPLS
19 48 (5.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.81%) Relational Database
2 58 (7.08%) MongoDB
3 56 (6.84%) MySQL
4 55 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 31 (3.79%) DB2
7 30 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (2.93%) Redis
9 20 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.08%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.34%) PowerCenter
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 6 (0.73%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.73%) Easytrieve
15 6 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 118 (14.41%) Jenkins
2 67 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.01%) Travis CI
4 39 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 36 (4.40%) Introscope
6 34 (4.15%) Maven
7 33 (4.03%) Subversion
8 29 (3.54%) Visual Studio
9 23 (2.81%) JIRA
10 12 (1.47%) IntelliJ
10 12 (1.47%) JUnit
10 12 (1.47%) Log4j
11 11 (1.34%) Gradle
12 10 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.10%) Ant
14 8 (0.98%) Artifactory
14 8 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.98%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.85%) TortoiseSVN
15 7 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 96 (11.72%) Finance
2 28 (3.42%) Retail
3 25 (3.05%) Banking
4 18 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.71%) Local Government
6 11 (1.34%) Publishing
7 5 (0.61%) Marketing
8 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.37%) Front Office
9 3 (0.37%) Legal
9 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Games
10 2 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (16.97%) Developer
2 90 (10.99%) Network Engineer
3 89 (10.87%) Analyst
4 71 (8.67%) Administrator
5 66 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 55 (6.72%) Architect
7 54 (6.59%) Consultant
8 42 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 39 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.15%) Security Engineer
11 29 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
12 27 (3.30%) Security Analyst
12 27 (3.30%) WebSphere Administrator
13 25 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (2.69%) Cisco Engineer
14 22 (2.69%) Security Architect
14 22 (2.69%) Senior Developer
15 21 (2.56%) Web Analyst
16 20 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 20 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (15.26%) Web Services
2 109 (13.31%) .NET
3 106 (12.94%) Middleware
4 93 (11.36%) XML
5 78 (9.52%) REST
6 75 (9.16%) HTML
7 73 (8.91%) J2EE
8 61 (7.45%) SOAP
9 59 (7.20%) CSS
10 49 (5.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 46 (5.62%) Ajax
11 46 (5.62%) JSON
12 38 (4.64%) LAMP
13 33 (4.03%) 802.1X
14 31 (3.79%) ASP.NET
15 29 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
16 28 (3.42%) Servlets
17 27 (3.30%) Sensu
18 24 (2.93%) HTML5
19 22 (2.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.09%) PKI
2 76 (9.28%) Data Centre
3 58 (7.08%) DataPower
4 52 (6.35%) Cryptography
5 46 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (5.37%) Algorithms
7 32 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 30 (3.66%) Clustering
9 25 (3.05%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.71%) Internet of Things
11 14 (1.71%) Smart Meter
12 11 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
13 10 (1.22%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.10%) W3C
15 8 (0.98%) CMDB
15 8 (0.98%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.85%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 407 (49.69%) Linux
2 192 (23.44%) Unix
3 181 (22.10%) Windows
4 105 (12.82%) AIX
4 105 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (5.74%) Solaris
6 46 (5.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 40 (4.88%) Windows Server
8 28 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.17%) SUSE
10 23 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
11 18 (2.20%) Apple iOS
12 16 (1.95%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.34%) Android
15 10 (1.22%) CentOS
15 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
16 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.98%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (26.62%) ITIL
2 171 (20.88%) Configuration Management
3 166 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (15.63%) DevOps
5 127 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
6 123 (15.02%) Load Balancing
7 95 (11.60%) Open Source
8 75 (9.16%) Change Management
9 54 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (6.23%) Migration
11 48 (5.86%) Project Management
12 47 (5.74%) Change Control
13 44 (5.37%) OO
13 44 (5.37%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.25%) High Availability
14 43 (5.25%) Web Operations
15 39 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
16 37 (4.52%) ITSM
16 37 (4.52%) Penetration Testing
16 37 (4.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 225 (27.47%) Java
2 152 (18.56%) Perl
3 117 (14.29%) Python
4 99 (12.09%) SQL
5 81 (9.89%) JavaScript
6 76 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 72 (8.79%) Shell Script
8 58 (7.08%) C#
9 56 (6.84%) C++
10 54 (6.59%) PowerShell
11 47 (5.74%) Ruby
12 39 (4.76%) Jython
13 32 (3.91%) PHP
14 28 (3.42%) C
15 27 (3.30%) Korn
16 17 (2.08%) Scala
16 17 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.59%) VBScript
18 11 (1.34%) VB.NET
19 10 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 154 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 123 (15.02%) SC Cleared
3 88 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (6.23%) Degree
5 46 (5.62%) CCNA
6 45 (5.49%) CCNP
7 24 (2.93%) CISSP
8 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (1.71%) CISMP
12 13 (1.59%) CCIE
13 12 (1.47%) MCTS
14 10 (1.22%) MCITP
15 9 (1.10%) CCSE
16 8 (0.98%) CCSA
16 8 (0.98%) ISSAP
16 8 (0.98%) MCSE
16 8 (0.98%) RHCE
17 7 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.95%) FIPS 140-2
4 14 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.10%) SLA
6 6 (0.73%) QA
7 4 (0.49%) COBIT
7 4 (0.49%) COSO
7 4 (0.49%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 116 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 69 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.40%) Docker
4 30 (3.66%) Xen
5 27 (3.30%) UAG
6 21 (2.56%) Firmware
7 14 (1.71%) vSphere
8 13 (1.59%) qmail
8 13 (1.59%) Squid
9 12 (1.47%) Sendmail
9 12 (1.47%) vCloud
10 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.22%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
13 6 (0.73%) XenApp
13 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.49%) iptables
14 4 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 150 (18.32%) Puppet
2 76 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (6.11%) Ansible
4 38 (4.64%) Nagios
5 36 (4.40%) logstash
6 26 (3.17%) SCCM
7 22 (2.69%) Salt
8 21 (2.56%) Grafana
8 21 (2.56%) Graphite
8 21 (2.56%) ZABBIX
9 19 (2.32%) Cacti
9 19 (2.32%) Kibana
10 18 (2.20%) Ganglia
10 18 (2.20%) Uchiwa
11 14 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (1.59%) collectd
13 12 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (1.34%) CA Wily
15 8 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 7 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 177 (21.61%) Cisco
2 175 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 131 (16.00%) VMware
4 128 (15.63%) Oracle
5 124 (15.14%) IBM
6 90 (10.99%) F5
7 88 (10.74%) CheckPoint
8 66 (8.06%) Juniper
9 60 (7.33%) Red Hat
10 56 (6.84%) Palo Alto
11 53 (6.47%) Citrix
12 31 (3.79%) Sun
13 30 (3.66%) Splunk
14 29 (3.54%) Blue Coat
15 27 (3.30%) Axway
15 27 (3.30%) HP
15 27 (3.30%) webMethods
16 26 (3.17%) Informatica
17 25 (3.05%) SolarWinds
18 23 (2.81%) ATG
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