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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 256 309 326
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +17
Contract jobs citing SSL 463 353 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.68% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 4.81% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 186 159
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +56.00%
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
8072 7344 6799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.21% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4974 4270 3669
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 452 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +13 184 £475 +11.76% 27
South East +38 108 £400 - 20
North West +2 36 £375 +7.14% 9
North East -20 31 £325 -7.14% 1
South West +9 27 £400 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire +4 27 £425 +25.92% 4
West Midlands -19 23 £436 +45.41% 2
East of England +10 16 £388 -13.88% 6
East Midlands +6 11 £615 +76.21% 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 446 (50.11%) Linux
2 309 (34.72%) Firewall
3 291 (32.70%) DNS
4 269 (30.22%) HTTP
5 251 (28.20%) TCP/IP
6 226 (25.39%) Windows
6 226 (25.39%) ITIL
7 225 (25.28%) Java
8 211 (23.71%) Cisco
9 195 (21.91%) Unix
10 176 (19.78%) Microsoft
11 174 (19.55%) VPN
12 169 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
13 156 (17.53%) Security Cleared
13 156 (17.53%) Puppet
14 155 (17.42%) DevOps
15 148 (16.63%) Internet
16 147 (16.52%) Configuration Management
17 140 (15.73%) Apache
17 140 (15.73%) WebSphere
18 139 (15.62%) Load Balancing
19 134 (15.06%) Oracle
19 134 (15.06%) IBM
20 132 (14.83%) VMware
21 130 (14.61%) SC Cleared
22 128 (14.38%) Active Directory
23 126 (14.16%) Perl
24 123 (13.82%) SQL
25 121 (13.60%) CheckPoint
26 118 (13.26%) Python

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
1 140 (15.73%) Apache
1 140 (15.73%) WebSphere
2 101 (11.35%) IIS
3 83 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 74 (8.31%) JBoss
5 69 (7.75%) Tomcat
6 56 (6.29%) WebLogic
7 30 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 30 (3.37%) nginx
8 27 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 26 (2.92%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.25%) MQSeries
11 18 (2.02%) Confluence
12 17 (1.91%) MS Exchange
12 17 (1.91%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.46%) AquaLogic
13 13 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
13 13 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (1.46%) Tuxedo
14 10 (1.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 59 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.13%) MS Office
3 8 (0.90%) ProjectWise
4 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.45%) HipChat
5 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (1.12%) RMDS
3 9 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.22%) Documaker
6 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Movex
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 110 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (2.81%) IaaS
5 23 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.13%) PaaS
7 17 (1.91%) GitHub
8 14 (1.57%) Google App Engine
8 14 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.79%) Office 365
9 7 (0.79%) SaaS
10 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 309 (34.72%) Firewall
2 291 (32.70%) DNS
3 269 (30.22%) HTTP
4 251 (28.20%) TCP/IP
5 174 (19.55%) VPN
6 148 (16.63%) Internet
7 114 (12.81%) WAN
8 112 (12.58%) Network Security
9 104 (11.69%) IPsec
9 104 (11.69%) LAN
10 72 (8.09%) DHCP
11 71 (7.98%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (7.53%) Wireless
13 64 (7.19%) FTP
14 60 (6.74%) LDAP
15 56 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (5.96%) SSH
17 51 (5.73%) BGP
18 49 (5.51%) SAN
19 47 (5.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (7.42%) MySQL
4 58 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.37%) Redis
7 25 (2.81%) DB2
7 25 (2.81%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
15 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.11%) Big Data
15 1 (0.11%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 103 (11.57%) Jenkins
2 69 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.04%) Maven
4 33 (3.71%) Introscope
5 32 (3.60%) JIRA
6 31 (3.48%) Eclipse
7 27 (3.03%) Visual Studio
8 25 (2.81%) Subversion
9 21 (2.36%) Travis CI
10 20 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.02%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.02%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.24%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.24%) JUnit
12 11 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (1.12%) Gradle
13 10 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.01%) IntelliJ
14 9 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 112 (12.58%) Finance
2 33 (3.71%) Retail
3 21 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.13%) Banking
5 14 (1.57%) Publishing
6 13 (1.46%) Local Government
7 9 (1.01%) Legal
8 8 (0.90%) Law
8 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.90%) Marketing
9 7 (0.79%) French Language
9 7 (0.79%) German Language
10 6 (0.67%) Electronics
10 6 (0.67%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.67%) Turkish Language
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Front Office
12 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (12.92%) Developer
2 90 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 88 (9.89%) Administrator
5 84 (9.44%) Analyst
6 71 (7.98%) Architect
7 56 (6.29%) Consultant
8 34 (3.82%) WebSphere Administrator
9 32 (3.60%) Security Analyst
10 30 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
10 30 (3.37%) Security Engineer
11 28 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 28 (3.15%) Support Engineer
12 26 (2.92%) Security Architect
13 25 (2.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (2.81%) Technical Leader
14 23 (2.58%) Network Analyst
14 23 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (2.25%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (12.36%) Web Services
2 97 (10.90%) Middleware
3 92 (10.34%) XML
4 77 (8.65%) .NET
5 65 (7.30%) J2EE
6 61 (6.85%) HTML
6 61 (6.85%) SOAP
7 59 (6.63%) REST
8 53 (5.96%) Node.js
9 51 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 37 (4.16%) JSON
11 36 (4.04%) CSS
12 32 (3.60%) LAMP
13 31 (3.48%) IBM Integration Bus
14 26 (2.92%) Ajax
15 25 (2.81%) ASP.NET
15 25 (2.81%) JDBC
16 24 (2.70%) SAML
17 22 (2.47%) 802.1X
18 21 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.02%) PKI
2 89 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 56 (6.29%) DataPower
4 50 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (5.28%) Cryptography
6 42 (4.72%) Algorithms
6 42 (4.72%) Clustering
7 30 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.25%) RSA SecurID
9 18 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.80%) Smart Meter
11 15 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.46%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.35%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.01%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.01%) W3C
16 8 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 446 (50.11%) Linux
2 226 (25.39%) Windows
3 195 (21.91%) Unix
4 117 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (10.11%) AIX
6 51 (5.73%) Windows Server
7 46 (5.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 35 (3.93%) Solaris
9 26 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
10 23 (2.58%) SUSE
11 18 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.02%) CentOS
11 18 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.80%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.46%) OS/390
15 12 (1.35%) CoreOS
16 11 (1.24%) RancherOS
16 11 (1.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (25.39%) ITIL
2 169 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (17.42%) DevOps
4 147 (16.52%) Configuration Management
5 139 (15.62%) Load Balancing
6 90 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (9.44%) Open Source
8 77 (8.65%) Change Management
9 72 (8.09%) Migration
10 51 (5.73%) Service Delivery
11 44 (4.94%) High Availability
11 44 (4.94%) Software Engineering
12 43 (4.83%) Project Management
13 42 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (4.61%) Change Control
14 41 (4.61%) Service Management
15 39 (4.38%) Problem Management
16 38 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
16 38 (4.27%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 225 (25.28%) Java
2 126 (14.16%) Perl
3 123 (13.82%) SQL
4 118 (13.26%) Python
5 78 (8.76%) Bash Shell
6 68 (7.64%) PowerShell
7 66 (7.42%) JavaScript
7 66 (7.42%) Shell Script
8 54 (6.07%) Ruby
9 48 (5.39%) C#
10 37 (4.16%) Jython
11 35 (3.93%) C++
12 32 (3.60%) PHP
13 27 (3.03%) Go
14 25 (2.81%) C
15 23 (2.58%) Scala
16 22 (2.47%) Korn
17 16 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.57%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 156 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 130 (14.61%) SC Cleared
3 75 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (5.73%) Degree
5 42 (4.72%) CCNP
6 36 (4.04%) CISSP
7 33 (3.71%) CCNA
8 29 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (1.91%) CISM
12 14 (1.57%) CISMP
13 13 (1.46%) CCIE
14 12 (1.35%) CCSE
15 11 (1.24%) CCSA
15 11 (1.24%) MCTS
16 10 (1.12%) CISA
16 10 (1.12%) ISSAP
16 10 (1.12%) MCITP
16 10 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 15 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.35%) FIPS 140-2
5 11 (1.24%) QA
6 6 (0.67%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 4 (0.45%) COSO
7 4 (0.45%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 128 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.18%) Docker
4 27 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (2.92%) Firmware
6 24 (2.70%) vSphere
7 22 (2.47%) Xen
8 21 (2.36%) UAG
9 19 (2.13%) vCloud
10 13 (1.46%) etcd
10 13 (1.46%) flannel
11 12 (1.35%) KVM
11 12 (1.35%) Sendmail
12 11 (1.24%) VMware ESX
13 9 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.01%) ProxySG
13 9 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 156 (17.53%) Puppet
2 83 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (6.40%) Ansible
4 27 (3.03%) SCCM
5 22 (2.47%) Nagios
6 18 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 17 (1.91%) Kubernetes
8 15 (1.69%) Graphite
8 15 (1.69%) Salt
9 14 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (1.46%) CA Wily
10 13 (1.46%) Grafana
10 13 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (1.46%) logstash
11 12 (1.35%) Ganglia
11 12 (1.35%) StatsD
12 11 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
12 11 (1.24%) Kibana
12 11 (1.24%) Mesos
12 11 (1.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 211 (23.71%) Cisco
2 176 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 134 (15.06%) IBM
3 134 (15.06%) Oracle
4 132 (14.83%) VMware
5 121 (13.60%) CheckPoint
6 94 (10.56%) F5
7 82 (9.21%) Juniper
8 73 (8.20%) Red Hat
9 70 (7.87%) Citrix
10 58 (6.52%) Palo Alto
11 47 (5.28%) Blue Coat
12 36 (4.04%) HP
13 29 (3.26%) Sun
14 28 (3.15%) webMethods
15 25 (2.81%) EMC
16 23 (2.58%) ATG
17 21 (2.36%) Dell
18 20 (2.25%) Axway
19 19 (2.13%) Software AG
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