The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 92 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 2.13% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +86.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £350 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 141 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.05% 13.29% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 88 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (44.44%) IIS
1 16 (44.44%) LDAP
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) Service Management
2 15 (41.67%) Workflow
2 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 15 (41.67%) Smartcard
2 15 (41.67%) UNIX
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 13 (36.11%) HTTP
4 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
4 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (36.11%) Splunk
5 12 (33.33%) DHCP
5 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) DNS
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) J2EE
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) Apache
6 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
6 11 (30.56%) Servlets
6 11 (30.56%) FTP
6 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
6 11 (30.56%) Xen
6 11 (30.56%) IPsec

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (44.44%) IIS
2 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 11 (30.56%) Jetty
2 11 (30.56%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) LDAP
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 12 (33.33%) DHCP
3 12 (33.33%) DNS
4 11 (30.56%) IPsec
4 11 (30.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.78%) Law
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Customer Support
3 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
3 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) ICT Technician
3 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) IT Support
4 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 11 (30.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Smartcard
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (8.33%) Wiki
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) UNIX
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) Ubuntu
3 10 (27.78%) CentOS
4 6 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Service Management
1 15 (41.67%) Workflow
1 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Open Source
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Process Management
8 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) QEMU
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Splunk
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Google