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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 256 288 298
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 461 411 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 5.70% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 256 208
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 £318 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 £17.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.80 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +36.00%
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
7696 7206 7871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.43% 13.86% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4725 4188 4422
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 501 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +54 221 £475 +11.76% 26
South East +17 93 £415 -2.35% 13
Yorkshire -7 34 £442 +1.02% 4
North West +20 33 £400 +14.28% 5
East of England +19 29 £480 +12.28% 5
North East -43 24 £425 -17.07%
West Midlands -20 13 £460 +53.33% 8
South West -2 8 £315 -30.00% 6
East Midlands +1 7 £215 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 472 (53.39%) Linux
2 297 (33.60%) Firewall
3 273 (30.88%) HTTP
4 268 (30.32%) TCP/IP
5 249 (28.17%) DNS
6 235 (26.58%) Windows
7 218 (24.66%) Java
7 218 (24.66%) Cisco
8 201 (22.74%) Unix
9 198 (22.40%) DevOps
10 184 (20.81%) ITIL
11 181 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
12 170 (19.23%) VPN
13 169 (19.12%) Puppet
14 164 (18.55%) Apache
15 161 (18.21%) Configuration Management
16 159 (17.99%) Microsoft
17 152 (17.19%) VMware
18 148 (16.74%) Perl
19 146 (16.52%) Python
20 144 (16.29%) Load Balancing
21 139 (15.72%) WebSphere
22 137 (15.50%) Oracle
23 131 (14.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 128 (14.48%) Internet
24 128 (14.48%) Finance
25 127 (14.37%) Jenkins
26 126 (14.25%) IBM
27 124 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
28 121 (13.69%) Security Cleared

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
1 164 (18.55%) Apache
2 139 (15.72%) WebSphere
3 100 (11.31%) IIS
4 80 (9.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 74 (8.37%) Tomcat
6 60 (6.79%) JBoss
7 39 (4.41%) WebLogic
8 38 (4.30%) OpenStack
9 37 (4.19%) nginx
10 28 (3.17%) SharePoint
11 21 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
12 20 (2.26%) Confluence
12 20 (2.26%) MQSeries
13 16 (1.81%) Skype for Business
14 14 (1.58%) AquaLogic
14 14 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
14 14 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 14 (1.58%) Tuxedo
15 13 (1.47%) MS Exchange
16 12 (1.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 54 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.38%) MS Office
3 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.68%) ProjectWise
4 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.57%) MS Project
6 4 (0.45%) HipChat
7 2 (0.23%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.58%) OpenText MBPM
2 13 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) RMDS
5 2 (0.23%) Documaker
5 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.11%) Movex
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 124 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.41%) GitHub
3 35 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (3.05%) IaaS
4 27 (3.05%) PaaS
5 25 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.36%) Google App Engine
7 12 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.02%) SaaS
9 7 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.45%) Office 365
12 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.23%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 297 (33.60%) Firewall
2 273 (30.88%) HTTP
3 268 (30.32%) TCP/IP
4 249 (28.17%) DNS
5 170 (19.23%) VPN
6 128 (14.48%) Internet
7 113 (12.78%) WAN
8 109 (12.33%) Network Security
9 105 (11.88%) LAN
10 98 (11.09%) IPsec
11 93 (10.52%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (7.81%) Wireless
13 61 (6.90%) DHCP
14 57 (6.45%) FTP
14 57 (6.45%) LDAP
15 54 (6.11%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (5.88%) OSPF
16 52 (5.88%) SSH
17 51 (5.77%) BGP
18 44 (4.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (9.62%) MySQL
3 74 (8.37%) SQL Server
4 64 (7.24%) MongoDB
5 45 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 35 (3.96%) Redis
7 27 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.81%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.58%) DB2
11 12 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
18 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
19 2 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 127 (14.37%) Jenkins
2 83 (9.39%) Git (software)
3 42 (4.75%) Subversion
4 36 (4.07%) Vagrant
5 30 (3.39%) JIRA
6 29 (3.28%) Bitbucket
7 25 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 22 (2.49%) Introscope
9 21 (2.38%) Maven
10 20 (2.26%) Travis CI
11 18 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.70%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (1.24%) ClearCase
15 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.13%) XMLSpy
16 9 (1.02%) Bundler
16 9 (1.02%) MSI
16 9 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (0.90%) GoCD
General
1 128 (14.48%) Finance
2 32 (3.62%) Banking
3 29 (3.28%) Retail
4 24 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.15%) Marketing
6 16 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.47%) Electronics
8 12 (1.36%) Legal
8 12 (1.36%) Publishing
9 8 (0.90%) Law
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%) Local Government
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (13.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (10.86%) Administrator
3 94 (10.63%) Developer
4 91 (10.29%) Network Engineer
5 65 (7.35%) Architect
6 46 (5.20%) Consultant
6 46 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (5.09%) Analyst
8 36 (4.07%) WebSphere Administrator
9 35 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 32 (3.62%) Security Engineer
12 30 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
13 29 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 29 (3.28%) Support Engineer
14 27 (3.05%) AWS DevOps
15 26 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
16 25 (2.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 21 (2.38%) Security Architect
17 21 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.99%) Middleware
2 91 (10.29%) Web Services
3 73 (8.26%) XML
4 62 (7.01%) J2EE
5 58 (6.56%) REST
6 57 (6.45%) .NET
7 56 (6.33%) HTML
8 51 (5.77%) SOAP
9 50 (5.66%) Node.js
10 46 (5.20%) JSON
11 44 (4.98%) WebSphere MQ
12 42 (4.75%) LAMP
13 33 (3.73%) IBM Integration Bus
14 30 (3.39%) CSS
15 26 (2.94%) 802.1X
16 24 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
17 23 (2.60%) XSLT
18 22 (2.49%) SAML
19 21 (2.38%) XSD
20 20 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.97%) Data Centre
2 85 (9.62%) PKI
3 59 (6.67%) DataPower
4 51 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (5.66%) Clustering
6 32 (3.62%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.94%) Cryptography
9 25 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.70%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.24%) RSA SecurID
13 11 (1.24%) Smart Meter
14 10 (1.13%) Wiki
15 9 (1.02%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.02%) EMC VNX
15 9 (1.02%) Internet of Things
15 9 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 472 (53.39%) Linux
2 235 (26.58%) Windows
3 201 (22.74%) Unix
4 131 (14.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (10.29%) AIX
6 67 (7.58%) Windows Server
7 40 (4.52%) Solaris
8 35 (3.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 33 (3.73%) SUSE
10 32 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
12 25 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (2.71%) CentOS
14 22 (2.49%) CoreOS
14 22 (2.49%) RancherOS
14 22 (2.49%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.58%) OS/390
16 12 (1.36%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (1.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (22.40%) DevOps
2 184 (20.81%) ITIL
3 181 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (18.21%) Configuration Management
5 144 (16.29%) Load Balancing
6 97 (10.97%) Open Source
7 82 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (7.47%) Migration
9 65 (7.35%) Change Management
10 54 (6.11%) Service Delivery
11 53 (6.00%) High Availability
12 43 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 41 (4.64%) SOA
14 39 (4.41%) E-Commerce
14 39 (4.41%) SIEM
15 38 (4.30%) Information Security
16 37 (4.19%) Software Engineering
17 35 (3.96%) Change Control
17 35 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 218 (24.66%) Java
2 148 (16.74%) Perl
3 146 (16.52%) Python
4 107 (12.10%) SQL
5 90 (10.18%) Bash Shell
6 75 (8.48%) Shell Script
7 72 (8.14%) Ruby
8 67 (7.58%) PowerShell
9 57 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 49 (5.54%) Go
11 48 (5.43%) C
12 47 (5.32%) C++
13 39 (4.41%) Jython
14 37 (4.19%) PHP
15 32 (3.62%) C#
16 23 (2.60%) Korn
17 21 (2.38%) Scala
18 14 (1.58%) VB.NET
19 11 (1.24%) VB
20 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 102 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 72 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (6.79%) Degree
5 51 (5.77%) CCNP
6 42 (4.75%) CISSP
7 32 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (2.71%) CCNA
10 19 (2.15%) CISM
11 16 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (1.70%) CISMP
13 13 (1.47%) MCSE
13 13 (1.47%) MCTS
14 11 (1.24%) CCSE
15 10 (1.13%) CCIE
15 10 (1.13%) CCSA
15 10 (1.13%) CISA
15 10 (1.13%) ISSAP
16 9 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 19 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (1.70%) QA
5 6 (0.68%) SLA
6 5 (0.57%) COBIT
6 5 (0.57%) COSO
6 5 (0.57%) FIPS 140-2
6 5 (0.57%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 97 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (8.71%) Docker
4 32 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (3.17%) Firmware
6 27 (3.05%) vSphere
7 26 (2.94%) Xen
8 22 (2.49%) etcd
8 22 (2.49%) flannel
9 19 (2.15%) vCloud
10 17 (1.92%) Sendmail
11 15 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.36%) KVM
13 9 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.02%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.90%) VMware ESX
15 7 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.79%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 169 (19.12%) Puppet
2 105 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (6.22%) Ansible
4 28 (3.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 27 (3.05%) Kubernetes
6 23 (2.60%) Consul
7 22 (2.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 22 (2.49%) Marathon
7 22 (2.49%) Mesos
7 22 (2.49%) Rancher
7 22 (2.49%) SCCM
8 17 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (1.92%) Salt
9 15 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
10 14 (1.58%) Graphite
10 14 (1.58%) SmoothWall
11 13 (1.47%) CA Wily
12 12 (1.36%) Ganglia
12 12 (1.36%) Nagios
12 12 (1.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 218 (24.66%) Cisco
2 159 (17.99%) Microsoft
3 152 (17.19%) VMware
4 137 (15.50%) Oracle
5 126 (14.25%) IBM
6 99 (11.20%) CheckPoint
7 90 (10.18%) F5
8 87 (9.84%) Red Hat
9 78 (8.82%) Juniper
10 49 (5.54%) HP
11 47 (5.32%) Citrix
12 44 (4.98%) Palo Alto
13 37 (4.19%) Blue Coat
14 29 (3.28%) Sun
15 23 (2.60%) Axway
16 21 (2.38%) Dell
16 21 (2.38%) EMC
16 21 (2.38%) Symantec
17 20 (2.26%) webMethods
18 18 (2.04%) Intel Security
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