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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 72 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 2.61% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £386 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £347 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £391
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
129 115 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.87% 13.25% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 74
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 18 September 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) nginx
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (41.18%) DHCP
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) SSH
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (17.65%) FTP
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) nginx
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Jetty
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (11.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
2 7 (41.18%) SSH
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) FTP
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SimpleDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Salt
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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