The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.04% 17.95% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 12
Average daily rate £240 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -53.33%
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 Kent

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
1 5 (100.00%) Grails
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 5 (100.00%) Sumo Logic

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 5 (100.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Grails
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk