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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / England
Rank 271 266 285
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 347 384 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 5.72% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 199
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £303 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.07% +2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
6184 6713 6900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.42% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3953 3958
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 345 390
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +23 148 £450 -10.00% 24
South East -7 75 £350 - 15
North West 0 28 £400 +10.34% 5
West Midlands +15 22 £550 +83.33% 2
East of England -15 21 £445 -3.78% 3
Yorkshire +27 18 £438 -1.12% 5
South West +21 13 £390 -15.67% 9
North East -29 13 £345 -16.00% 1
East Midlands -3 2 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 413 (53.99%) Linux
2 318 (41.57%) TCP/IP
3 270 (35.29%) HTTP
4 253 (33.07%) Firewall
5 216 (28.24%) Windows
6 214 (27.97%) Java
7 211 (27.58%) DevOps
8 200 (26.14%) DNS
9 196 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (24.31%) Cisco
11 176 (23.01%) Unix
12 173 (22.61%) Configuration Management
13 170 (22.22%) Jenkins
14 169 (22.09%) Puppet
15 164 (21.44%) Python
16 163 (21.31%) VPN
17 147 (19.22%) Open Source
18 134 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
19 130 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
20 129 (16.86%) Apache
21 124 (16.21%) Perl
21 124 (16.21%) Git (software)
22 119 (15.56%) Load Balancing
22 119 (15.56%) VMware
23 117 (15.29%) ITIL
24 115 (15.03%) PostgreSQL
24 115 (15.03%) Security Cleared
25 113 (14.77%) Ruby
26 107 (13.99%) Finance
27 106 (13.86%) Oracle

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
1 129 (16.86%) Apache
2 100 (13.07%) WebSphere
3 72 (9.41%) IIS
4 71 (9.28%) Tomcat
5 66 (8.63%) nginx
6 57 (7.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 41 (5.36%) JBoss
8 31 (4.05%) OpenStack
8 31 (4.05%) WebLogic
9 19 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.35%) Confluence
11 16 (2.09%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (1.57%) Jetty
14 12 (1.57%) Mongrel
15 11 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.05%) MQSeries
16 8 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.26%) HipChat
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 10 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.52%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Documaker
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 134 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.62%) GitHub
3 40 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (1.70%) PaaS
8 12 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.57%) Google App Engine
8 12 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.57%) Route 53
9 11 (1.44%) Google Analytics
10 10 (1.31%) IaaS
10 10 (1.31%) SaaS
11 9 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (1.05%) Office 365
13 7 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 318 (41.57%) TCP/IP
2 270 (35.29%) HTTP
3 253 (33.07%) Firewall
4 200 (26.14%) DNS
5 163 (21.31%) VPN
6 103 (13.46%) LAN
7 93 (12.16%) Internet
8 92 (12.03%) WAN
9 88 (11.50%) IPsec
10 85 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 85 (11.11%) Network Security
11 65 (8.50%) LDAP
11 65 (8.50%) Wireless
12 59 (7.71%) Intrusion Detection
13 58 (7.58%) DHCP
14 53 (6.93%) OSPF
15 50 (6.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (6.41%) BGP
17 48 (6.27%) FTP
18 46 (6.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.03%) PostgreSQL
2 103 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 74 (9.67%) MySQL
4 55 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 48 (6.27%) Relational Database
6 47 (6.14%) Redis
7 34 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.27%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.31%) DB2
13 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
18 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
18 3 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 170 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 124 (16.21%) Git (software)
3 66 (8.63%) Subversion
4 38 (4.97%) Vagrant
5 23 (3.01%) Travis CI
6 22 (2.88%) Grunt
6 22 (2.88%) gulp
6 22 (2.88%) JIRA
6 22 (2.88%) Selenium
7 21 (2.75%) Bitbucket
7 21 (2.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 20 (2.61%) Maven
9 15 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.70%) Ant
12 11 (1.44%) Bower
12 11 (1.44%) Gatling
12 11 (1.44%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.44%) Sublime Text
13 10 (1.31%) Protractor
General
1 107 (13.99%) Finance
2 33 (4.31%) Banking
3 28 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.96%) Marketing
4 15 (1.96%) Retail
5 11 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.31%) Electronics
7 7 (0.92%) Games
8 5 (0.65%) Legal
8 5 (0.65%) Publishing
9 3 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Billing
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (16.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (12.16%) Network Engineer
3 86 (11.24%) Developer
4 55 (7.19%) Administrator
5 45 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 45 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 44 (5.75%) Consultant
7 37 (4.84%) Architect
8 35 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
9 32 (4.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 31 (4.05%) Analyst
11 30 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
11 30 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 22 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
13 22 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (2.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 21 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (2.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.76%) Middleware
2 79 (10.33%) Web Services
3 61 (7.97%) Node.js
4 59 (7.71%) REST
5 51 (6.67%) HTML
6 50 (6.54%) J2EE
7 41 (5.36%) CSS
8 38 (4.97%) SOAP
9 37 (4.84%) JSON
10 36 (4.71%) XML
11 32 (4.18%) 802.1X
12 30 (3.92%) .NET
12 30 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 29 (3.79%) AngularJS
13 29 (3.79%) ELK Stack
14 28 (3.66%) IBM Integration Bus
15 26 (3.40%) LAMP
16 25 (3.27%) SAML
16 25 (3.27%) Servlets
17 22 (2.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 56 (7.32%) Clustering
3 42 (5.49%) PKI
4 41 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.84%) DataPower
6 33 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 26 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.70%) Device Driver
10 13 (1.70%) Wiki
11 12 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.31%) Graphic Design
14 8 (1.05%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.92%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.92%) Replication
16 6 (0.78%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.78%) Cryptography
16 6 (0.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 413 (53.99%) Linux
2 216 (28.24%) Windows
3 176 (23.01%) Unix
4 103 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (10.59%) AIX
6 59 (7.71%) Windows Server
7 38 (4.97%) CentOS
8 32 (4.18%) Ubuntu
9 30 (3.92%) SUSE
9 30 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (3.66%) Solaris
11 27 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
12 25 (3.27%) CoreOS
13 24 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (2.75%) RancherOS
15 20 (2.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 17 (2.22%) Windows 7
17 15 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (1.70%) Windows 10
19 9 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (27.58%) DevOps
2 196 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (22.61%) Configuration Management
4 147 (19.22%) Open Source
5 130 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (15.56%) Load Balancing
7 117 (15.29%) ITIL
8 51 (6.67%) Change Management
9 50 (6.54%) High Availability
10 47 (6.14%) Software Engineering
11 40 (5.23%) Information Security
12 39 (5.10%) Problem Management
13 37 (4.84%) SOA
14 35 (4.58%) Migration
14 35 (4.58%) Scrum
15 34 (4.44%) Service Management
15 34 (4.44%) Software Delivery
16 33 (4.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (4.18%) Mentoring
18 30 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 214 (27.97%) Java
2 164 (21.44%) Python
3 124 (16.21%) Perl
4 113 (14.77%) Ruby
5 77 (10.07%) Bash Shell
6 66 (8.63%) SQL
7 63 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 58 (7.58%) JavaScript
9 55 (7.19%) C
9 55 (7.19%) PowerShell
10 46 (6.01%) PHP
11 39 (5.10%) Go
12 37 (4.84%) C++
13 24 (3.14%) C#
14 23 (3.01%) Jython
14 23 (3.01%) Korn
15 16 (2.09%) Scala
16 11 (1.44%) Groovy
16 11 (1.44%) Haskell
17 7 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 115 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 104 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 62 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (7.45%) Degree
5 47 (6.14%) CCNP
6 26 (3.40%) CISSP
7 23 (3.01%) CCNA
8 20 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.09%) CCIE
11 15 (1.96%) CCSE
12 13 (1.70%) Check Point Certification
13 11 (1.44%) MCSE
14 10 (1.31%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.18%) CCVP
15 9 (1.18%) JNCIA
16 7 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.92%) JNCIS
16 7 (0.92%) MCP
17 6 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.44%) QA
3 9 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.05%) HIPAA
4 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.78%) SLA
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) COSO
7 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 85 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (10.98%) Active Directory
3 68 (8.89%) Docker
4 29 (3.79%) vSphere
5 28 (3.66%) vCloud
6 23 (3.01%) Firmware
7 21 (2.75%) etcd
7 21 (2.75%) flannel
7 21 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.83%) Xen
10 13 (1.70%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.31%) NFS
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.92%) Sendmail
13 7 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (0.92%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.92%) XenApp
14 6 (0.78%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 169 (22.09%) Puppet
2 104 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (10.20%) Ansible
4 40 (5.23%) Kibana
5 39 (5.10%) Salt
6 27 (3.53%) Grafana
7 25 (3.27%) Kubernetes
8 22 (2.88%) Consul
8 22 (2.88%) logstash
8 22 (2.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 22 (2.88%) SCCM
9 21 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 21 (2.75%) Marathon
9 21 (2.75%) Mesos
9 21 (2.75%) Rancher
10 19 (2.48%) Graphite
10 19 (2.48%) Nagios
11 16 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 13 (1.70%) Nexpose
13 11 (1.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 186 (24.31%) Cisco
2 119 (15.56%) VMware
3 106 (13.86%) Oracle
4 103 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 91 (11.90%) Juniper
6 88 (11.50%) IBM
7 78 (10.20%) CheckPoint
8 64 (8.37%) F5
8 64 (8.37%) Red Hat
9 46 (6.01%) Palo Alto
10 43 (5.62%) HP
11 33 (4.31%) Intel Security
12 30 (3.92%) Blue Coat
13 28 (3.66%) Rackspace
14 25 (3.27%) Citrix
15 24 (3.14%) Google
16 22 (2.88%) Symantec
17 20 (2.61%) Sourcefire
17 20 (2.61%) Sun
18 18 (2.35%) Dell
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