The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 299 313 339
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs citing SSL 345 292 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 4.21% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 169 163
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £41.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 171 £425 +4.10% 33
South East +9 64 £400 +14.69% 12
North West -2 28 £350 +25.00% 10
East of England +19 26 £450 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -7 23 £325 -7.14% 11
South West 0 21 £450 +15.38% 4
West Midlands +6 6 £300 - 2
East Midlands -5 4 £349 -30.20% 5
North East -29 3 £356 -4.67% 6
Midlands - 1 £475 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 304 (40.75%) Firewall
2 299 (40.08%) Linux
3 251 (33.65%) TCP/IP
4 249 (33.38%) Cisco
5 226 (30.29%) Windows
6 208 (27.88%) HTTP
7 197 (26.41%) VPN
8 179 (23.99%) WAN
9 171 (22.92%) DNS
9 171 (22.92%) Java
10 164 (21.98%) UNIX
10 164 (21.98%) Juniper
11 154 (20.64%) LAN
12 152 (20.38%) ITIL
13 148 (19.84%) CheckPoint
14 130 (17.43%) Microsoft
15 124 (16.62%) Network Security
16 120 (16.09%) Finance
17 119 (15.95%) IPsec
18 117 (15.68%) VMware
19 113 (15.15%) Python
20 109 (14.61%) Configuration Management
21 107 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
22 105 (14.08%) WebSphere
23 103 (13.81%) Data Centre
24 102 (13.67%) Apache
25 101 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
26 100 (13.40%) Open Source
27 96 (12.87%) Puppet
28 92 (12.33%) SQL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 105 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 102 (13.67%) Apache
3 88 (11.80%) IIS
4 69 (9.25%) Tomcat
5 34 (4.56%) WebLogic
6 33 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (3.62%) JBoss
8 23 (3.08%) nginx
9 22 (2.95%) MS Exchange
10 17 (2.28%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.14%) Jetty
12 14 (1.88%) Confluence
13 12 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (1.34%) MQSeries
15 9 (1.21%) CICS
15 9 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
17 7 (0.94%) WebSphere Process Server
17 7 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
17 7 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.22%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.41%) MS Office
4 15 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) MS Project
6 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.40%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.40%) RMDS
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.89%) PaaS
2 29 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (2.01%) Google App Engine
4 15 (2.01%) SaaS
4 15 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.80%) Office 365
5 6 (0.80%) SoftLayer
5 6 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (0.54%) Yammer
7 2 (0.27%) Heroku
7 2 (0.27%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 304 (40.75%) Firewall
2 251 (33.65%) TCP/IP
3 208 (27.88%) HTTP
4 197 (26.41%) VPN
5 179 (23.99%) WAN
6 171 (22.92%) DNS
7 154 (20.64%) LAN
8 124 (16.62%) Network Security
9 119 (15.95%) IPsec
10 92 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
11 77 (10.32%) Internet
12 75 (10.05%) MPLS
13 63 (8.45%) LDAP
13 63 (8.45%) DHCP
14 58 (7.77%) SMTP
15 56 (7.51%) OSPF
15 56 (7.51%) VLAN
16 55 (7.37%) BGP
17 53 (7.10%) Wireless
18 51 (6.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.85%) MySQL
2 51 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 48 (6.43%) MongoDB
4 38 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.14%) DB2
8 14 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.21%) Big Data
10 9 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
15 2 (0.27%) Redis
15 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 84 (11.26%) Jenkins
2 54 (7.24%) Subversion
3 49 (6.57%) Git (software)
4 35 (4.69%) Maven
5 27 (3.62%) Hudson
6 22 (2.95%) JIRA
7 20 (2.68%) Mercurial
8 14 (1.88%) Artifactory
9 11 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.34%) Introscope
11 9 (1.21%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.07%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.67%) JUnit
13 5 (0.67%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.54%) Ant
14 4 (0.54%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.54%) Selenium
15 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.40%) QUnit
General
1 120 (16.09%) Finance
2 31 (4.16%) Banking
3 29 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.01%) Retail
5 14 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.74%) Legal
7 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.80%) Publishing
8 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Marketing
11 2 (0.27%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) Front Office
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (12.60%) Analyst
2 85 (11.39%) Network Engineer
3 84 (11.26%) Developer
4 60 (8.04%) Consultant
5 59 (7.91%) Administrator
6 55 (7.37%) Architect
7 41 (5.50%) Security Analyst
8 37 (4.96%) Security Engineer
8 37 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (3.22%) Network Analyst
11 23 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
11 23 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
12 22 (2.95%) Java Developer
12 22 (2.95%) Web Engineer
13 20 (2.68%) Service Analyst
13 20 (2.68%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (2.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (10.72%) Web Services
2 60 (8.04%) Middleware
3 58 (7.77%) XML
4 54 (7.24%) HTML
5 46 (6.17%) CSS
5 46 (6.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 42 (5.63%) J2EE
7 41 (5.50%) .NET
8 28 (3.75%) SOAP
9 27 (3.62%) Ajax
10 22 (2.95%) REST
11 21 (2.82%) 802.1X
12 20 (2.68%) Servlets
13 18 (2.41%) SAML
13 18 (2.41%) JMS
14 15 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (2.01%) TIBCO EMS
15 14 (1.88%) JSON
15 14 (1.88%) .NET Framework
15 14 (1.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 89 (11.93%) PKI
3 39 (5.23%) Clustering
4 35 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.35%) DataPower
6 24 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.14%) Smartcard
9 15 (2.01%) Cryptography
9 15 (2.01%) SecurID
10 14 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.34%) CMDB
14 8 (1.07%) User Experience
14 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.94%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.80%) NHS
16 6 (0.80%) Computer Science
17 5 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 299 (40.08%) Linux
2 226 (30.29%) Windows
3 164 (21.98%) UNIX
4 66 (8.85%) Solaris
5 52 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (4.96%) AIX
9 21 (2.82%) CentOS
9 21 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 21 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.68%) zOS
11 16 (2.14%) Ubuntu
12 14 (1.88%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.47%) Android
16 7 (0.94%) SUSE
17 5 (0.67%) HPUX
18 4 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.38%) ITIL
2 109 (14.61%) Configuration Management
3 107 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (13.40%) Open Source
6 75 (10.05%) Load Balancing
7 68 (9.12%) Migration
8 61 (8.18%) DevOps
9 56 (7.51%) Service Management
10 49 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
11 46 (6.17%) TDD
12 42 (5.63%) Analytics
13 39 (5.23%) Project Management
14 36 (4.83%) Service Delivery
14 36 (4.83%) SOA
15 35 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 32 (4.29%) SIEM
16 32 (4.29%) Time Management
16 32 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (4.16%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (22.92%) Java
2 113 (15.15%) Python
3 92 (12.33%) SQL
4 64 (8.58%) Perl
5 56 (7.51%) PHP
6 54 (7.24%) JavaScript
7 49 (6.57%) Ruby
8 42 (5.63%) C
9 34 (4.56%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.56%) C++
10 33 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 30 (4.02%) C#
12 20 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.55%) Go
14 17 (2.28%) Scala
15 14 (1.88%) Jython
16 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.07%) Korn
18 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (12.06%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (11.13%) Security Cleared
3 66 (8.85%) CCNP
4 53 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 48 (6.43%) CCNA
6 39 (5.23%) Degree
7 37 (4.96%) CISSP
8 29 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (3.22%) CISM
9 24 (3.22%) CISMP
10 23 (3.08%) CCSE
11 20 (2.68%) DV Cleared
12 19 (2.55%) CCIE
13 17 (2.28%) CCSA
14 15 (2.01%) CCENT
15 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (1.88%) CCDP
16 11 (1.47%) CCSP
16 11 (1.47%) CCIP
17 9 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (5.50%) QA
3 27 (3.62%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.88%) SLA
5 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (0.67%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.54%) COSO
7 4 (0.54%) COBIT
8 3 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 82 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (10.72%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.62%) vSphere
5 24 (3.22%) Varnish
6 23 (3.08%) ProxySG
7 18 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.28%) Xen
9 14 (1.88%) XenApp
10 13 (1.74%) RACF
11 10 (1.34%) vCloud
11 10 (1.34%) Time Sharing Option
12 9 (1.21%) Sendmail
12 9 (1.21%) NFS
13 8 (1.07%) XenServer
13 8 (1.07%) VirtualBox
13 8 (1.07%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 7 (0.94%) Firmware
14 7 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 96 (12.87%) Puppet
2 69 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.16%) Ansible
4 26 (3.49%) Salt
5 23 (3.08%) yum
6 21 (2.82%) Nagios
7 13 (1.74%) SCCM
8 9 (1.21%) Nmap
8 9 (1.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 9 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
8 9 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.94%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.94%) zSecure
9 7 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.94%) WSUS
9 7 (0.94%) NetCrunch
10 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.80%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 249 (33.38%) Cisco
2 164 (21.98%) Juniper
3 148 (19.84%) CheckPoint
4 130 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 117 (15.68%) VMware
6 90 (12.06%) Oracle
7 83 (11.13%) Blue Coat
8 81 (10.86%) F5
9 75 (10.05%) IBM
10 65 (8.71%) Citrix
11 48 (6.43%) Red Hat
12 34 (4.56%) NetApp
13 30 (4.02%) Dell
14 28 (3.75%) HP
14 28 (3.75%) Clearswift
15 27 (3.62%) Kaspersky
16 26 (3.49%) McAfee
17 24 (3.22%) Google
17 24 (3.22%) Splunk
18 21 (2.82%) Nokia
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £289.25 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago