The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 65 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 6.90% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -19.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.63% 8.24% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 43
Average daily rate £363 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 £18.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.77% +21.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Glasgow region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) HTTP
4 7 (58.33%) Replication
4 7 (58.33%) Fiddler
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (16.67%) Workflow
8 2 (16.67%) Nessus
8 2 (16.67%) Nmap
8 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Fiddler
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) RACF
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys