The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - 59 63
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.06% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £454 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
SSL
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.71% 15.28% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 43
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Tufin
2 5 (71.43%) Junos
2 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) RSVP
2 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
2 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIA
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIS
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIP
2 5 (71.43%) JNCIE
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) Junos
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) RSVP
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) JSTL
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCIE
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) CCSA
1 5 (71.43%) CCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) JNCIA
1 5 (71.43%) JNCIE
1 5 (71.43%) JNCIP
1 5 (71.43%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) IronPort
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
1 5 (71.43%) Tufin