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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 268 290 321
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +31
Contract jobs citing SSL 433 393 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 5.25% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 208 152
Median daily rate £438 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 -11 166 £495 +16.12% 24
South East +31 97 £410 +2.50% 21
North West -25 37 £388 +29.16% 4
North East -36 33 £321 +15.26%
Yorkshire +3 27 £443 +60.90% 4
South West +17 26 £400 -11.11% 5
West Midlands -1 23 £350 +16.66% 3
East of England +17 15 £350 -22.22% 5
East Midlands +10 9 £615 +76.21% 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 391 (47.51%) Linux
2 293 (35.60%) DNS
3 279 (33.90%) Firewall
4 269 (32.69%) HTTP
5 243 (29.53%) TCP/IP
6 224 (27.22%) ITIL
7 211 (25.64%) Java
8 191 (23.21%) Windows
9 187 (22.72%) Unix
10 185 (22.48%) Cisco
11 170 (20.66%) Microsoft
12 162 (19.68%) Security Cleared
13 159 (19.32%) VPN
14 151 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
15 141 (17.13%) Internet
16 139 (16.89%) Configuration Management
17 138 (16.77%) Puppet
18 135 (16.40%) SC Cleared
19 131 (15.92%) DevOps
20 130 (15.80%) WebSphere
20 130 (15.80%) Perl
21 126 (15.31%) Apache
21 126 (15.31%) Active Directory
22 121 (14.70%) VMware
22 121 (14.70%) Load Balancing
23 120 (14.58%) IBM
24 118 (14.34%) SQL
25 116 (14.09%) Oracle
26 110 (13.37%) Python
27 108 (13.12%) WAN

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
1 130 (15.80%) WebSphere
2 126 (15.31%) Apache
3 98 (11.91%) IIS
4 75 (9.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 73 (8.87%) JBoss
6 65 (7.90%) Tomcat
7 60 (7.29%) WebLogic
8 36 (4.37%) nginx
9 31 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 26 (3.16%) SharePoint
11 23 (2.79%) OpenStack
12 18 (2.19%) Skype for Business
13 17 (2.07%) MQSeries
14 16 (1.94%) MS Exchange
15 13 (1.58%) CMS
16 12 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (1.34%) Jetty
18 10 (1.22%) AquaLogic
18 10 (1.22%) Confluence
18 10 (1.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 54 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.19%) MS Office
3 8 (0.97%) ProjectWise
4 4 (0.49%) HipChat
4 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
1 10 (1.22%) RMDS
2 8 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Movex
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.94%) Google App Engine
5 16 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.82%) IaaS
7 13 (1.58%) GitHub
8 7 (0.85%) PaaS
8 7 (0.85%) SaaS
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.73%) Office 365
10 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 293 (35.60%) DNS
2 279 (33.90%) Firewall
3 269 (32.69%) HTTP
4 243 (29.53%) TCP/IP
5 159 (19.32%) VPN
6 141 (17.13%) Internet
7 108 (13.12%) WAN
8 104 (12.64%) LAN
9 100 (12.15%) IPsec
10 93 (11.30%) Network Security
11 84 (10.21%) DHCP
12 70 (8.51%) FTP
13 65 (7.90%) Wireless
14 63 (7.65%) LDAP
15 62 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
16 53 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (6.08%) SSH
18 48 (5.83%) BGP
19 46 (5.59%) MPLS
20 42 (5.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (7.29%) MongoDB
4 56 (6.80%) MySQL
5 53 (6.44%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.89%) Redis
7 27 (3.28%) DB2
7 27 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.70%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.24%) GIS
14 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (11.42%) Jenkins
2 57 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.01%) Introscope
4 32 (3.89%) Maven
5 31 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 30 (3.65%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.92%) Travis CI
8 22 (2.67%) JIRA
9 20 (2.43%) Subversion
10 12 (1.46%) Vagrant
11 11 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.34%) JUnit
12 10 (1.22%) Artifactory
12 10 (1.22%) Gradle
12 10 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.09%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.09%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
14 7 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 99 (12.03%) Finance
2 28 (3.40%) Retail
3 20 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.94%) Publishing
5 15 (1.82%) Banking
6 12 (1.46%) Local Government
7 8 (0.97%) Marketing
8 7 (0.85%) Legal
8 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.49%) Front Office
10 4 (0.49%) Law
10 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.36%) French Language
11 3 (0.36%) German Language
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.24%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (14.46%) Developer
2 88 (10.69%) Analyst
3 84 (10.21%) Network Engineer
4 79 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (8.75%) Administrator
6 64 (7.78%) Architect
7 50 (6.08%) Consultant
8 33 (4.01%) Support Engineer
9 32 (3.89%) Security Analyst
10 27 (3.28%) Security Architect
10 27 (3.28%) Security Engineer
10 27 (3.28%) WebSphere Administrator
11 25 (3.04%) Java Developer
11 25 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (2.43%) Network Analyst
13 20 (2.43%) Technical Leader
14 19 (2.31%) Web Analyst
15 18 (2.19%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (13.00%) Web Services
2 94 (11.42%) XML
3 92 (11.18%) .NET
4 91 (11.06%) Middleware
5 68 (8.26%) HTML
6 61 (7.41%) REST
7 57 (6.93%) SOAP
8 56 (6.80%) J2EE
9 53 (6.44%) Node.js
10 46 (5.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 45 (5.47%) CSS
12 37 (4.50%) JSON
13 35 (4.25%) LAMP
14 31 (3.77%) ASP.NET
15 28 (3.40%) Ajax
15 28 (3.40%) IBM Integration Bus
16 24 (2.92%) 802.1X
16 24 (2.92%) Sensu
17 23 (2.79%) SAML
18 20 (2.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.76%) PKI
2 78 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 57 (6.93%) DataPower
4 49 (5.95%) Cryptography
5 46 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (5.35%) Algorithms
7 34 (4.13%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.28%) Clustering
9 25 (3.04%) Computer Science
10 18 (2.19%) RSA SecurID
11 16 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.58%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.09%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.09%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.09%) W3C
14 8 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.97%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.85%) CESG
15 7 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 391 (47.51%) Linux
2 191 (23.21%) Windows
3 187 (22.72%) Unix
4 93 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 89 (10.81%) AIX
6 46 (5.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 42 (5.10%) Windows Server
8 32 (3.89%) Solaris
9 26 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (2.92%) SUSE
11 23 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
12 19 (2.31%) Apple iOS
13 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.70%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.58%) CentOS
17 12 (1.46%) Android
18 10 (1.22%) OS/390
19 9 (1.09%) Windows 10
20 8 (0.97%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (27.22%) ITIL
2 151 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (16.89%) Configuration Management
4 131 (15.92%) DevOps
5 121 (14.70%) Load Balancing
6 95 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.33%) Open Source
8 73 (8.87%) Change Management
9 62 (7.53%) Migration
10 48 (5.83%) Change Control
11 47 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 44 (5.35%) Project Management
12 44 (5.35%) Service Delivery
13 41 (4.98%) ITSM
14 38 (4.62%) ITIL V3
14 38 (4.62%) Software Delivery
14 38 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 37 (4.50%) Information Security
16 36 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 35 (4.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 211 (25.64%) Java
2 130 (15.80%) Perl
3 118 (14.34%) SQL
4 110 (13.37%) Python
5 71 (8.63%) JavaScript
6 67 (8.14%) Bash Shell
7 66 (8.02%) Shell Script
8 60 (7.29%) PowerShell
9 57 (6.93%) C#
10 50 (6.08%) Ruby
11 40 (4.86%) C++
12 31 (3.77%) Jython
13 28 (3.40%) PHP
14 23 (2.79%) C
15 21 (2.55%) Korn
16 20 (2.43%) Go
17 19 (2.31%) Scala
18 17 (2.07%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.94%) VB.NET
20 12 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (19.68%) Security Cleared
2 135 (16.40%) SC Cleared
3 84 (10.21%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (6.56%) Degree
5 42 (5.10%) CCNP
6 39 (4.74%) CCNA
7 32 (3.89%) CISSP
8 26 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (1.94%) CCIE
12 15 (1.82%) CISM
13 14 (1.70%) CISMP
14 11 (1.34%) MCTS
15 10 (1.22%) CCSE
15 10 (1.22%) CISA
15 10 (1.22%) ISSAP
15 10 (1.22%) MCITP
15 10 (1.22%) MCSE
16 9 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.19%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.94%) FIPS 140-2
3 14 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.46%) QA
5 8 (0.97%) SLA
6 4 (0.49%) COBIT
6 4 (0.49%) COSO
6 4 (0.49%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
System Software
1 126 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 62 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.59%) Docker
4 26 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (3.04%) UAG
6 23 (2.79%) Firmware
7 19 (2.31%) Xen
8 18 (2.19%) vSphere
9 17 (2.07%) vCloud
10 12 (1.46%) Sendmail
11 9 (1.09%) etcd
11 9 (1.09%) flannel
11 9 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.97%) KVM
12 8 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.97%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.85%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.85%) qmail
13 7 (0.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 138 (16.77%) Puppet
2 69 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (5.95%) Ansible
4 32 (3.89%) Nagios
5 27 (3.28%) logstash
6 26 (3.16%) SCCM
7 19 (2.31%) Graphite
8 18 (2.19%) Grafana
8 18 (2.19%) Salt
9 16 (1.94%) Ganglia
9 16 (1.94%) Kibana
10 14 (1.70%) Cacti
10 14 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
10 14 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (1.70%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (1.58%) Uchiwa
12 11 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (1.22%) SmoothWall
14 9 (1.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 185 (22.48%) Cisco
2 170 (20.66%) Microsoft
3 121 (14.70%) VMware
4 120 (14.58%) IBM
5 116 (14.09%) Oracle
6 106 (12.88%) CheckPoint
7 94 (11.42%) F5
8 78 (9.48%) Juniper
9 56 (6.80%) Palo Alto
10 54 (6.56%) Citrix
10 54 (6.56%) Red Hat
11 43 (5.22%) Blue Coat
12 29 (3.52%) HP
13 27 (3.28%) webMethods
14 26 (3.16%) Sun
15 24 (2.92%) Splunk
16 23 (2.79%) ATG
16 23 (2.79%) SolarWinds
17 20 (2.43%) Google
18 18 (2.19%) EMC
South East
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago