The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.94% - 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £338
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
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 19.80% 26.76% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate £425 £458 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +37.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Knutsford

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (63.64%) Unix
1 7 (63.64%) Jython
2 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
4 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Korn
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (45.45%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (18.18%) iPlanet
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Introscope
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Jython
2 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) CA
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sun