The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 49 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 0.21% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 1.92% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £336 £389
% change year-on-year
+18.95% -13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
SSL
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.66% 10.97% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 58
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
SSL
South West

SSL
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ERP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft