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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / England
Rank 258 280 285
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 369 386 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 5.58% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 239 194
Median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.37% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +133.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.17 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £52.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
6254 6918 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 4158 3908
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 295 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +67 167 £475 - 26
South East -26 64 £425 +18.49% 16
East of England +14 34 £500 +6.66% 7
North West +6 34 £400 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +19 28 £525 +75.00% 4
Yorkshire +10 15 £450 -4.00% 1
South West +11 12 £543 +8.65% 6
East Midlands +6 8 £515 +39.18% 1
North East -43 5 £390 -2.50% 2
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 434 (56.07%) Linux
2 341 (44.06%) TCP/IP
3 309 (39.92%) HTTP
4 240 (31.01%) Firewall
5 236 (30.49%) DevOps
6 232 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
7 231 (29.84%) Java
8 205 (26.49%) Windows
9 204 (26.36%) DNS
9 204 (26.36%) Configuration Management
10 196 (25.32%) Puppet
11 188 (24.29%) Jenkins
12 179 (23.13%) Python
13 169 (21.83%) Cisco
13 169 (21.83%) Unix
13 169 (21.83%) Open Source
14 168 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
15 151 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
16 150 (19.38%) VPN
17 146 (18.86%) Git (software)
18 129 (16.67%) Apache
19 125 (16.15%) Microsoft
20 121 (15.63%) VMware
21 119 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
22 118 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 117 (15.12%) Ruby
23 117 (15.12%) Perl
24 113 (14.60%) Security Cleared
25 112 (14.47%) PostgreSQL
26 111 (14.34%) Finance

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
1 129 (16.67%) Apache
2 107 (13.82%) WebSphere
3 87 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 80 (10.34%) nginx
5 76 (9.82%) IIS
6 58 (7.49%) JBoss
7 49 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 33 (4.26%) WebLogic
9 27 (3.49%) OpenStack
10 25 (3.23%) Confluence
11 24 (3.10%) Jetty
11 24 (3.10%) Mongrel
12 19 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.68%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.55%) CMS
15 12 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
15 12 (1.55%) MS Exchange
16 10 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
17 9 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.26%) HipChat
4 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.52%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 151 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (4.91%) GitHub
5 23 (2.97%) Google App Engine
5 23 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (2.58%) IaaS
7 19 (2.45%) PaaS
8 17 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (1.81%) Google Analytics
10 13 (1.68%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.68%) Route 53
10 13 (1.68%) SaaS
11 9 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (1.16%) Office 365
12 7 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 341 (44.06%) TCP/IP
2 309 (39.92%) HTTP
3 240 (31.01%) Firewall
4 204 (26.36%) DNS
5 150 (19.38%) VPN
6 90 (11.63%) IPsec
7 87 (11.24%) LAN
8 83 (10.72%) Network Security
9 81 (10.47%) Internet
10 74 (9.56%) WAN
11 73 (9.43%) DHCP
12 72 (9.30%) LDAP
13 67 (8.66%) FTP
14 60 (7.75%) Cisco ASA
15 58 (7.49%) Intrusion Detection
16 56 (7.24%) Wireless
17 52 (6.72%) HTTPS
18 48 (6.20%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (5.68%) BGP
19 44 (5.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.47%) PostgreSQL
2 105 (13.57%) MongoDB
3 77 (9.95%) MySQL
4 59 (7.62%) SQL Server
5 52 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 40 (5.17%) Redis
7 39 (5.04%) Oracle Database
8 29 (3.75%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.16%) DB2
14 9 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.03%) Big Data
16 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
18 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 188 (24.29%) Jenkins
2 146 (18.86%) Git (software)
3 66 (8.53%) Subversion
4 36 (4.65%) Travis CI
5 35 (4.52%) Vagrant
6 30 (3.88%) JIRA
7 29 (3.75%) Maven
8 27 (3.49%) Grunt
8 27 (3.49%) Selenium
9 26 (3.36%) gulp
10 25 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
11 19 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (2.20%) Ant
13 16 (2.07%) Bitbucket
13 16 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.07%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.81%) Gatling
14 14 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (1.81%) Sublime Text
15 13 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (14.34%) Finance
2 40 (5.17%) Banking
3 28 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.58%) Retail
5 14 (1.81%) Marketing
6 11 (1.42%) Electronics
6 11 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.29%) Games
8 4 (0.52%) Back Office
9 3 (0.39%) Advertising
9 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (12.92%) Developer
3 83 (10.72%) Network Engineer
4 45 (5.81%) Architect
5 40 (5.17%) Administrator
5 40 (5.17%) Security Engineer
6 39 (5.04%) Consultant
7 38 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (4.13%) Analyst
9 29 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 28 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 25 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
12 23 (2.97%) Cisco Engineer
12 23 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
13 22 (2.84%) Lead DevOps
13 22 (2.84%) Software Engineer
14 21 (2.71%) AWS DevOps
14 21 (2.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 21 (2.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.05%) Web Services
2 82 (10.59%) Middleware
3 70 (9.04%) REST
4 68 (8.79%) J2EE
5 64 (8.27%) Node.js
6 58 (7.49%) JSON
7 57 (7.36%) .NET
8 53 (6.85%) HTML
8 53 (6.85%) SOAP
9 48 (6.20%) XML
10 46 (5.94%) CSS
11 40 (5.17%) Servlets
12 34 (4.39%) AngularJS
13 30 (3.88%) SAML
13 30 (3.88%) WebSphere MQ
14 28 (3.62%) Elastic Stack
15 26 (3.36%) IBM Integration Bus
16 25 (3.23%) 802.1X
17 23 (2.97%) Software Packaging
18 22 (2.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.11%) Clustering
3 42 (5.43%) PKI
4 36 (4.65%) DataPower
5 33 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.88%) Computer Science
8 27 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.68%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.42%) Graphic Design
10 11 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.29%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.29%) Replication
11 10 (1.29%) Wiki
12 8 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.03%) User Experience
13 6 (0.78%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 434 (56.07%) Linux
2 205 (26.49%) Windows
3 169 (21.83%) Unix
4 118 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (9.30%) AIX
6 62 (8.01%) Windows Server
7 40 (5.17%) CentOS
8 38 (4.91%) Ubuntu
9 36 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (3.36%) Solaris
12 25 (3.23%) CoreOS
12 25 (3.23%) SUSE
13 20 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (2.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 19 (2.45%) Windows 7
15 17 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (1.81%) RancherOS
17 13 (1.68%) Fedora
18 12 (1.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (30.49%) DevOps
2 232 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (26.36%) Configuration Management
4 169 (21.83%) Open Source
5 168 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (13.82%) ITIL
7 104 (13.44%) Load Balancing
8 59 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 57 (7.36%) Scrum
10 51 (6.59%) SOA
11 50 (6.46%) Information Security
12 49 (6.33%) High Availability
13 47 (6.07%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.56%) Change Management
15 39 (5.04%) Mentoring
16 38 (4.91%) Penetration Testing
17 37 (4.78%) Software Delivery
18 36 (4.65%) Microservices
18 36 (4.65%) Problem Management
19 34 (4.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 231 (29.84%) Java
2 179 (23.13%) Python
3 117 (15.12%) Perl
3 117 (15.12%) Ruby
4 76 (9.82%) Bash Shell
5 74 (9.56%) JavaScript
5 74 (9.56%) SQL
6 62 (8.01%) Shell Script
7 57 (7.36%) C
8 56 (7.24%) PowerShell
9 43 (5.56%) PHP
10 34 (4.39%) C#
11 28 (3.62%) C++
11 28 (3.62%) Go
12 22 (2.84%) Korn
13 20 (2.58%) Scala
14 17 (2.20%) Jython
15 14 (1.81%) Groovy
15 14 (1.81%) Haskell
16 7 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 113 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 99 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.98%) Degree
4 49 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (4.26%) CCNP
6 31 (4.01%) CISSP
7 22 (2.84%) CCNA
8 19 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (2.33%) CCIE
10 15 (1.94%) CCSE
11 14 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (1.29%) JNCIP
13 10 (1.29%) MCSE
14 9 (1.16%) JNCIA
15 7 (0.90%) CISM
15 7 (0.90%) JNCIS
15 7 (0.90%) MCP
15 7 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.42%) QA
3 9 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.03%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.78%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) COSO
6 2 (0.26%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 96 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 87 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (9.17%) Docker
4 33 (4.26%) vCloud
5 28 (3.62%) vSphere
6 26 (3.36%) Xen
7 23 (2.97%) Firmware
8 20 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.81%) etcd
10 14 (1.81%) flannel
11 10 (1.29%) NFS
12 9 (1.16%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.16%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.16%) XenApp
13 7 (0.90%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.90%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.90%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 196 (25.32%) Puppet
2 119 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (12.53%) Ansible
4 43 (5.56%) Kibana
5 42 (5.43%) Salt
6 26 (3.36%) Grafana
7 25 (3.23%) Nagios
8 24 (3.10%) SCCM
9 23 (2.97%) Graphite
10 20 (2.58%) Kubernetes
11 19 (2.45%) logstash
12 17 (2.20%) Forum Sentry
12 17 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 16 (2.07%) Mesos
14 15 (1.94%) Consul
15 14 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (1.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (1.81%) Marathon
15 14 (1.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 14 (1.81%) Rancher
Vendors
1 169 (21.83%) Cisco
2 125 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 121 (15.63%) VMware
4 106 (13.70%) Oracle
5 89 (11.50%) IBM
5 89 (11.50%) Juniper
6 71 (9.17%) Red Hat
7 70 (9.04%) CheckPoint
8 57 (7.36%) F5
9 48 (6.20%) Palo Alto
10 41 (5.30%) Google
10 41 (5.30%) HP
11 29 (3.75%) Intel Security
12 28 (3.62%) Rackspace
13 26 (3.36%) Blue Coat
13 26 (3.36%) Citrix
14 19 (2.45%) Sourcefire
15 18 (2.33%) Axway
15 18 (2.33%) Sun
16 17 (2.20%) Dell
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