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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 269 313 307
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Contract jobs citing SSL 437 384 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 5.13% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 222 191
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £315 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £448 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £51.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +105.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% +7.00%
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
7756 7481 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.67% 14.14% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4796 4345 4154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 477 427
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 +38 201 £500 +16.95% 26
South East +30 97 £425 - 14
North West +24 37 £389 +3.60% 7
Yorkshire 0 37 £434 +28.44% 7
North East -30 20 £363 -36.95% 2
East of England +14 13 £438 -2.77% 7
South West -3 13 £320 -28.88% 8
West Midlands -26 12 £460 +53.33% 4
East Midlands +3 7 £308 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 447 (50.45%) Linux
2 311 (35.10%) Firewall
3 270 (30.47%) DNS
4 255 (28.78%) HTTP
5 245 (27.65%) TCP/IP
6 242 (27.31%) Windows
7 225 (25.40%) Cisco
8 219 (24.72%) Java
9 199 (22.46%) Unix
10 193 (21.78%) ITIL
11 181 (20.43%) VPN
12 170 (19.19%) DevOps
13 162 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
14 157 (17.72%) Apache
15 155 (17.49%) Microsoft
16 147 (16.59%) Puppet
17 143 (16.14%) VMware
18 139 (15.69%) Load Balancing
19 137 (15.46%) Security Cleared
19 137 (15.46%) Python
20 136 (15.35%) Configuration Management
21 135 (15.24%) Internet
21 135 (15.24%) Oracle
22 132 (14.90%) WebSphere
23 129 (14.56%) Perl
24 126 (14.22%) IBM
25 123 (13.88%) CheckPoint
26 122 (13.77%) Finance
27 121 (13.66%) WAN
28 118 (13.32%) Amazon AWS

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
1 157 (17.72%) Apache
2 132 (14.90%) WebSphere
3 96 (10.84%) IIS
4 79 (8.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 77 (8.69%) Tomcat
6 63 (7.11%) JBoss
7 42 (4.74%) WebLogic
8 37 (4.18%) OpenStack
9 32 (3.61%) nginx
10 28 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 27 (3.05%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.03%) Confluence
13 17 (1.92%) MQSeries
14 16 (1.81%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.35%) MS Exchange
16 11 (1.24%) AquaLogic
16 11 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
16 11 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 11 (1.24%) Tuxedo
17 10 (1.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 55 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.26%) MS Office
3 8 (0.90%) ProjectWise
4 6 (0.68%) 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 11 (1.24%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (0.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.34%) RMDS
5 2 (0.23%) Documaker
5 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Movex
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 118 (13.32%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.72%) GitHub
4 24 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (2.71%) IaaS
5 20 (2.26%) PaaS
6 17 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.13%) Google App Engine
7 10 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.68%) Office 365
9 6 (0.68%) SaaS
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 311 (35.10%) Firewall
2 270 (30.47%) DNS
3 255 (28.78%) HTTP
4 245 (27.65%) TCP/IP
5 181 (20.43%) VPN
6 135 (15.24%) Internet
7 121 (13.66%) WAN
8 112 (12.64%) Network Security
9 109 (12.30%) LAN
10 103 (11.63%) IPsec
11 91 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
12 77 (8.69%) Wireless
13 64 (7.22%) DHCP
14 59 (6.66%) LDAP
15 56 (6.32%) BGP
16 55 (6.21%) SSH
17 54 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 54 (6.09%) OSPF
18 50 (5.64%) FTP
19 49 (5.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (9.14%) MySQL
3 67 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 65 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.18%) Redis
7 27 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.26%) DB2
9 17 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.58%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 116 (13.09%) Jenkins
2 72 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.61%) Subversion
4 30 (3.39%) Introscope
4 30 (3.39%) JIRA
4 30 (3.39%) Maven
5 28 (3.16%) Bitbucket
5 28 (3.16%) Vagrant
6 23 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 21 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (2.14%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.14%) Travis CI
9 12 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (1.24%) Artifactory
10 11 (1.24%) MSI
11 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.02%) GitLab
12 9 (1.02%) Gradle
12 9 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 122 (13.77%) Finance
2 31 (3.50%) Retail
3 26 (2.93%) Banking
4 22 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.69%) Publishing
6 13 (1.47%) Marketing
7 12 (1.35%) Legal
8 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.90%) Electronics
9 8 (0.90%) Law
9 8 (0.90%) Local Government
10 7 (0.79%) French Language
10 7 (0.79%) German Language
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.68%) Turkish Language
12 4 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (11.74%) Administrator
1 104 (11.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (10.84%) Network Engineer
3 88 (9.93%) Developer
4 73 (8.24%) Architect
5 57 (6.43%) Analyst
6 52 (5.87%) Consultant
7 41 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
8 37 (4.18%) Security Engineer
8 37 (4.18%) WebSphere Administrator
9 32 (3.61%) Cisco Engineer
10 29 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (3.16%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (2.82%) Security Analyst
13 25 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (2.60%) Security Architect
14 23 (2.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.50%) Web Services
2 91 (10.27%) Middleware
3 69 (7.79%) XML
4 60 (6.77%) .NET
5 52 (5.87%) Node.js
6 50 (5.64%) HTML
6 50 (5.64%) J2EE
7 46 (5.19%) REST
8 43 (4.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 42 (4.74%) SOAP
10 37 (4.18%) LAMP
11 35 (3.95%) JSON
12 26 (2.93%) 802.1X
13 25 (2.82%) IBM Integration Bus
14 23 (2.60%) CSS
14 23 (2.60%) SAML
15 22 (2.48%) LAPP Stack
16 20 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
17 19 (2.14%) JDBC
18 17 (1.92%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.17%) Data Centre
1 99 (11.17%) PKI
2 51 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.53%) Clustering
3 49 (5.53%) DataPower
4 35 (3.95%) Cryptography
5 34 (3.84%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.71%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.47%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.47%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
9 13 (1.47%) Smart Meter
10 10 (1.13%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.02%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.02%) Wiki
12 8 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 447 (50.45%) Linux
2 242 (27.31%) Windows
3 199 (22.46%) Unix
4 110 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (9.71%) AIX
6 58 (6.55%) Windows Server
7 40 (4.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 33 (3.72%) Solaris
9 26 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (2.71%) SUSE
11 23 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
12 22 (2.48%) CentOS
12 22 (2.48%) CoreOS
13 21 (2.37%) RancherOS
14 18 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (1.92%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.69%) Apple iOS
16 15 (1.69%) Windows 8
17 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (21.78%) ITIL
2 170 (19.19%) DevOps
3 162 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (15.69%) Load Balancing
5 136 (15.35%) Configuration Management
6 72 (8.13%) Migration
6 72 (8.13%) Open Source
7 71 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (7.45%) Change Management
9 51 (5.76%) High Availability
9 51 (5.76%) Service Delivery
10 41 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
10 41 (4.63%) SIEM
11 37 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (4.18%) E-Commerce
12 36 (4.06%) Information Security
13 35 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (3.84%) Software Engineering
15 33 (3.72%) Change Control
16 31 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (24.72%) Java
2 137 (15.46%) Python
3 129 (14.56%) Perl
4 106 (11.96%) SQL
5 84 (9.48%) Bash Shell
6 73 (8.24%) PowerShell
6 73 (8.24%) Shell Script
7 69 (7.79%) Ruby
8 52 (5.87%) JavaScript
9 44 (4.97%) Go
10 40 (4.51%) Jython
11 39 (4.40%) C++
12 36 (4.06%) PHP
13 34 (3.84%) C#
14 33 (3.72%) C
15 23 (2.60%) Korn
16 20 (2.26%) Scala
17 14 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.35%) VB
19 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 115 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 79 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (6.09%) CCNP
5 52 (5.87%) Degree
6 39 (4.40%) CISSP
7 27 (3.05%) CCNA
8 26 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (2.03%) CISM
10 15 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.69%) CISMP
11 14 (1.58%) CCIE
12 12 (1.35%) CCSA
12 12 (1.35%) CCSE
13 11 (1.24%) MCSE
14 10 (1.13%) CISA
14 10 (1.13%) ISSAP
14 10 (1.13%) MCTS
15 9 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 17 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.58%) QA
5 9 (1.02%) FIPS 140-2
6 6 (0.68%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 4 (0.45%) COSO
7 4 (0.45%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 112 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 87 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.22%) Docker
4 28 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (2.93%) Firmware
6 23 (2.60%) etcd
6 23 (2.60%) flannel
7 22 (2.48%) vSphere
7 22 (2.48%) Xen
8 17 (1.92%) vCloud
9 14 (1.58%) Sendmail
10 12 (1.35%) KVM
11 11 (1.24%) UAG
11 11 (1.24%) VMware ESX
12 10 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.02%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.68%) iptables
15 6 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 147 (16.59%) Puppet
2 90 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (6.21%) Ansible
4 29 (3.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 28 (3.16%) Kubernetes
6 23 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 21 (2.37%) Consul
7 21 (2.37%) Marathon
7 21 (2.37%) Mesos
7 21 (2.37%) Rancher
8 18 (2.03%) SCCM
9 17 (1.92%) Salt
10 15 (1.69%) Graphite
11 14 (1.58%) CA Wily
11 14 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 14 (1.58%) SmoothWall
12 13 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (1.47%) Grafana
12 13 (1.47%) Nagios
12 13 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 225 (25.40%) Cisco
2 155 (17.49%) Microsoft
3 143 (16.14%) VMware
4 135 (15.24%) Oracle
5 126 (14.22%) IBM
6 123 (13.88%) CheckPoint
7 97 (10.95%) F5
8 80 (9.03%) Juniper
9 78 (8.80%) Red Hat
10 56 (6.32%) Citrix
11 50 (5.64%) Palo Alto
12 45 (5.08%) Blue Coat
13 42 (4.74%) HP
14 25 (2.82%) EMC
14 25 (2.82%) Sun
14 25 (2.82%) Symantec
15 22 (2.48%) ATG
16 21 (2.37%) webMethods
17 20 (2.26%) Dell
18 18 (2.03%) Axway
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