The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 81 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing SSL 37 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.72% 0.98% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 5.50% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 11
Average daily rate £350 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £251 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £396
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
SSL
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 400 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.00% 17.87% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 223 213
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 30
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Hampshire region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Southampton +18 6 £329 -37.38% 2
Basingstoke -8 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Havant - 5 £300 -
Winchester - 4 £330 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 40 (55.56%) Firewall
2 37 (51.39%) Security Cleared
3 36 (50.00%) ITIL
4 35 (48.61%) DNS
4 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
5 28 (38.89%) Linux
6 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 26 (36.11%) Windows
8 25 (34.72%) Cisco
8 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
9 23 (31.94%) NetScaler
10 18 (25.00%) Internet
11 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (22.22%) VPN
13 15 (20.83%) WAN
13 15 (20.83%) DHCP
13 15 (20.83%) MPLS
14 14 (19.44%) ITSM
14 14 (19.44%) LAN
14 14 (19.44%) FTP
14 14 (19.44%) CCNA
14 14 (19.44%) UAG
14 14 (19.44%) Reverse Proxy
15 13 (18.06%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (18.06%) SNMP
15 13 (18.06%) VoIP
15 13 (18.06%) Change Management
16 12 (16.67%) VMware
16 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
16 12 (16.67%) AIX

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (55.56%) Firewall
2 35 (48.61%) DNS
3 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
4 23 (31.94%) NetScaler
5 18 (25.00%) Internet
6 16 (22.22%) VPN
7 15 (20.83%) DHCP
7 15 (20.83%) MPLS
7 15 (20.83%) WAN
8 14 (19.44%) FTP
8 14 (19.44%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (18.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (18.06%) SNMP
9 13 (18.06%) VoIP
10 12 (16.67%) IPsec
11 11 (15.28%) BGP
12 9 (12.50%) HTTP
13 8 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 8 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Artifactory
1 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.94%) Gradle
1 5 (6.94%) Maven
1 5 (6.94%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (11.11%) Publishing
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Web Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Build Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Web Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Web Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
2 9 (12.50%) Regular Expression
3 8 (11.11%) 802.1X
4 5 (6.94%) Middleware
5 2 (2.78%) .NET
5 2 (2.78%) JSF
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.39%) J2EE
6 1 (1.39%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.39%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.39%) XSD
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) PKI
2 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Clustering
5 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.39%) DataPower
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.39%) HACMP
9 1 (1.39%) Replication
9 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Linux
2 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) AIX
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Solaris
5 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) ITSM
3 13 (18.06%) Change Management
4 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 11 (15.28%) Data Analysis
6 10 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (12.50%) Email Filtering
7 9 (12.50%) Web Filtering
8 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Information Security
9 7 (9.72%) SIEM
10 6 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (8.33%) Document Management
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 5 (6.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Perl
2 2 (2.78%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) Jython
3 1 (1.39%) Korn
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
3 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (51.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (48.61%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (19.44%) CCNA
5 11 (15.28%) CCNP
6 5 (6.94%) CISSP
6 5 (6.94%) Degree
6 5 (6.94%) GCIA
6 5 (6.94%) GCIH
7 3 (4.17%) CCIE
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.39%) CCSA
9 1 (1.39%) CCSE
9 1 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) MCTS
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) COBIT
2 4 (5.56%) COSO
2 4 (5.56%) SAS 70
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) UAG
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.39%) vCloud
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (6.94%) vRealize
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.72%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.67%) VMware
4 11 (15.28%) Juniper
5 10 (13.89%) Oracle
5 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.50%) Citrix
6 9 (12.50%) F5
7 5 (6.94%) Informatica
7 5 (6.94%) Remedy
8 4 (5.56%) HP
8 4 (5.56%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.17%) Cyberoam
9 3 (4.17%) Verint
10 2 (2.78%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.78%) NetWitness
10 2 (2.78%) Nokia
11 1 (1.39%) NetApp
11 1 (1.39%) Symantec