The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 39 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 22 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.31% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% - 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Median daily rate £405 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
140 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.08% 17.40% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 46
Median daily rate £300 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 21
Median hourly rate £41.35 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.66% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 8 £405 -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £335 -
Watford - 2 £500 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Apache
2 19 (76.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (72.00%) Clustering
4 16 (64.00%) Ruby
4 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (64.00%) LAPP Stack
4 16 (64.00%) Python
4 16 (64.00%) Perl
4 16 (64.00%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (56.00%) Finance
6 13 (52.00%) Puppet
6 13 (52.00%) High Availability
6 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (48.00%) MySQL
8 11 (44.00%) Windows
8 11 (44.00%) RHCE
8 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
8 11 (44.00%) Salt
9 10 (40.00%) LAMP
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
10 8 (32.00%) Middleware
11 7 (28.00%) DevOps
12 6 (24.00%) Payment Gateway
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (76.00%) Apache
1 19 (76.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) FTP
4 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (48.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) SOA Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Support
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) LAPP Stack
2 10 (40.00%) LAMP
3 8 (32.00%) Middleware
4 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 3 (12.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) WSDL
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) XSD
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Clustering
2 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) High Availability
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) BPEL
6 3 (12.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) E-business
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Human Resource Management
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (64.00%) Perl
2 16 (64.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) RHCE
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 11 (44.00%) Salt
3 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto