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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 291 288 318
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Contract jobs citing SSL 353 401 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 5.55% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 237 193
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 7
Median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.85% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £20.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.81 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
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
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 147 £450 -3.74% 31
South East +1 75 £362 -3.46% 9
East of England -9 30 £480 +1.05% 4
West Midlands 0 23 £500 - 2
North East -35 20 £345 -16.00%
North West -21 19 £450 +24.13% 4
Yorkshire +24 18 £438 -9.79% 2
South West +8 17 £450 -7.69% 3
East Midlands -3 3 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 416 (51.94%) Linux
2 291 (36.33%) TCP/IP
3 278 (34.71%) Firewall
4 247 (30.84%) HTTP
5 228 (28.46%) Windows
6 227 (28.34%) Cisco
7 209 (26.09%) DNS
8 199 (24.84%) DevOps
9 197 (24.59%) Java
10 192 (23.97%) VPN
11 177 (22.10%) Unix
12 176 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
13 159 (19.85%) Puppet
14 156 (19.48%) Configuration Management
15 144 (17.98%) Jenkins
16 143 (17.85%) Python
17 141 (17.60%) VMware
18 138 (17.23%) ITIL
19 137 (17.10%) Apache
20 128 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 122 (15.23%) Load Balancing
21 122 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
21 122 (15.23%) Oracle
22 121 (15.11%) Microsoft
23 120 (14.98%) Perl
23 120 (14.98%) Security Cleared
24 116 (14.48%) LAN
24 116 (14.48%) IPsec
24 116 (14.48%) Finance
25 110 (13.73%) Internet

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
1 137 (17.10%) Apache
2 100 (12.48%) WebSphere
3 86 (10.74%) IIS
4 71 (8.86%) Tomcat
5 59 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 51 (6.37%) nginx
7 49 (6.12%) JBoss
8 37 (4.62%) OpenStack
9 35 (4.37%) WebLogic
10 25 (3.12%) Confluence
11 18 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 16 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (1.87%) MS Exchange
14 13 (1.62%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.37%) AquaLogic
15 11 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
15 11 (1.37%) Skype for Business
15 11 (1.37%) Tuxedo
16 10 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.87%) MS Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (1.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.25%) Documaker
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 122 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.12%) GitHub
2 41 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.12%) PaaS
4 23 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.50%) IaaS
6 14 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.37%) Route 53
8 10 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.25%) Google App Engine
8 10 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.12%) SaaS
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.62%) Office 365
11 5 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 291 (36.33%) TCP/IP
2 278 (34.71%) Firewall
3 247 (30.84%) HTTP
4 209 (26.09%) DNS
5 192 (23.97%) VPN
6 116 (14.48%) IPsec
6 116 (14.48%) LAN
7 110 (13.73%) Internet
8 108 (13.48%) Network Security
9 107 (13.36%) Cisco ASA
9 107 (13.36%) WAN
10 72 (8.99%) Wireless
11 68 (8.49%) OSPF
12 65 (8.11%) BGP
13 64 (7.99%) DHCP
14 63 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 62 (7.74%) LDAP
16 59 (7.37%) SSH
17 47 (5.87%) SAN
18 45 (5.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
2 80 (9.99%) MySQL
3 76 (9.49%) MongoDB
4 67 (8.36%) SQL Server
5 34 (4.24%) Redis
6 30 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 28 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.00%) DB2
12 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 144 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 97 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 57 (7.12%) Subversion
4 44 (5.49%) Vagrant
5 31 (3.87%) Bitbucket
6 30 (3.75%) JIRA
7 17 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (2.12%) Maven
7 17 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (1.75%) Travis CI
9 13 (1.62%) Grunt
10 12 (1.50%) gulp
10 12 (1.50%) Selenium
11 11 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (1.25%) Bower
12 10 (1.25%) ClearCase
13 9 (1.12%) Bundler
13 9 (1.12%) GoCD
13 9 (1.12%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 116 (14.48%) Finance
2 32 (4.00%) Banking
3 24 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.25%) Retail
5 15 (1.87%) Marketing
6 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.37%) Legal
8 10 (1.25%) Electronics
9 9 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.00%) Law
11 7 (0.87%) Games
12 6 (0.75%) Publishing
13 5 (0.62%) French Language
13 5 (0.62%) German Language
13 5 (0.62%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.62%) Turkish Language
14 3 (0.37%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (13.23%) Network Engineer
3 72 (8.99%) Developer
4 68 (8.49%) Administrator
5 46 (5.74%) Consultant
5 46 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
6 44 (5.49%) Security Engineer
7 39 (4.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 37 (4.62%) Analyst
9 36 (4.49%) Architect
10 35 (4.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 32 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
12 31 (3.87%) Support Engineer
13 29 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 25 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
16 23 (2.87%) AWS DevOps
17 22 (2.75%) WebSphere Administrator
18 20 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
19 19 (2.37%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.11%) Middleware
2 83 (10.36%) Web Services
3 60 (7.49%) J2EE
4 49 (6.12%) HTML
4 49 (6.12%) REST
5 44 (5.49%) SOAP
6 43 (5.37%) Node.js
7 40 (4.99%) XML
8 38 (4.74%) CSS
9 35 (4.37%) JSON
10 34 (4.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 33 (4.12%) 802.1X
12 32 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
13 28 (3.50%) .NET
14 24 (3.00%) ELK Stack
15 23 (2.87%) LAMP
16 21 (2.62%) XSLT
17 20 (2.50%) AngularJS
17 20 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
18 17 (2.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.98%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.37%) Clustering
2 51 (6.37%) PKI
3 48 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.87%) DataPower
5 32 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.12%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.75%) Device Driver
9 13 (1.62%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.50%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.12%) Wiki
13 8 (1.00%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.00%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.87%) Cryptography
15 6 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 416 (51.94%) Linux
2 228 (28.46%) Windows
3 177 (22.10%) Unix
4 128 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (10.11%) AIX
6 61 (7.62%) Windows Server
7 36 (4.49%) Solaris
8 34 (4.24%) CentOS
9 31 (3.87%) CoreOS
10 29 (3.62%) SUSE
10 29 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (3.37%) RancherOS
12 26 (3.25%) Ubuntu
13 23 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (2.37%) Windows 7
15 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (1.62%) OS/390
16 13 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.62%) Windows 10
17 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (24.84%) DevOps
2 176 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (19.48%) Configuration Management
4 138 (17.23%) ITIL
5 122 (15.23%) Load Balancing
6 108 (13.48%) Open Source
7 95 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (8.36%) Change Management
9 60 (7.49%) High Availability
10 43 (5.37%) Service Delivery
11 42 (5.24%) Software Engineering
12 41 (5.12%) Service Management
13 40 (4.99%) Migration
14 38 (4.74%) Problem Management
15 37 (4.62%) Information Security
15 37 (4.62%) SOA
16 35 (4.37%) Mentoring
17 33 (4.12%) Scrum
18 32 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (3.75%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 197 (24.59%) Java
2 143 (17.85%) Python
3 120 (14.98%) Perl
4 94 (11.74%) Ruby
5 73 (9.11%) Bash Shell
6 69 (8.61%) SQL
7 57 (7.12%) PowerShell
8 56 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 52 (6.49%) C
10 49 (6.12%) Go
11 45 (5.62%) JavaScript
12 42 (5.24%) PHP
13 40 (4.99%) C++
14 24 (3.00%) Jython
14 24 (3.00%) Korn
15 15 (1.87%) Scala
16 11 (1.37%) C#
17 7 (0.87%) XPath
18 6 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 107 (13.36%) SC Cleared
3 70 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (8.49%) Degree
5 51 (6.37%) CCNP
6 31 (3.87%) CISSP
7 26 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.62%) CCNA
9 19 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.00%) CCSE
11 15 (1.87%) CCIE
12 13 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (1.12%) CCVP
15 8 (1.00%) CISM
16 7 (0.87%) CCSA
16 7 (0.87%) JNCIP
17 6 (0.75%) GCIH
17 6 (0.75%) JNCIA
17 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.50%) QA
3 9 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.75%) SLA
6 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.50%) COBIT
7 4 (0.50%) COSO
7 4 (0.50%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.50%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 97 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (10.36%) Active Directory
3 82 (10.24%) Docker
4 33 (4.12%) vSphere
5 28 (3.50%) Firmware
6 27 (3.37%) etcd
6 27 (3.37%) flannel
7 25 (3.12%) vCloud
8 19 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (2.12%) Xen
10 14 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.62%) VirtualBox
12 12 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.37%) VMware ESX
14 10 (1.25%) NFS
15 8 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (1.00%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.87%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.87%) Sendmail
17 5 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 159 (19.85%) Puppet
2 106 (13.23%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (7.74%) Ansible
4 35 (4.37%) Salt
5 32 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 28 (3.50%) Consul
6 28 (3.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 27 (3.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 27 (3.37%) Marathon
7 27 (3.37%) Mesos
7 27 (3.37%) Rancher
8 24 (3.00%) SCCM
9 22 (2.75%) Kibana
10 20 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 18 (2.25%) logstash
12 16 (2.00%) Grafana
13 15 (1.87%) Terraform
14 13 (1.62%) FortiGate
14 13 (1.62%) Graphite
14 13 (1.62%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 227 (28.34%) Cisco
2 141 (17.60%) VMware
3 122 (15.23%) Oracle
4 121 (15.11%) Microsoft
5 104 (12.98%) Juniper
6 96 (11.99%) CheckPoint
6 96 (11.99%) IBM
7 80 (9.99%) F5
8 79 (9.86%) Red Hat
9 53 (6.62%) HP
9 53 (6.62%) Palo Alto
10 37 (4.62%) Blue Coat
11 32 (4.00%) Citrix
12 27 (3.37%) Rackspace
12 27 (3.37%) Sun
12 27 (3.37%) Symantec
13 26 (3.25%) Intel Security
14 25 (3.12%) Dell
15 24 (3.00%) Sourcefire
16 21 (2.62%) Axway
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