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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 81 75 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs citing SSL 18 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.33% 0.90% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 8.33% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 28
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£275 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £350 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £382 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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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
215 132 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.84% 10.85% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 101
Average daily rate £311 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) HTTP
3 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
4 16 (44.44%) Java
4 16 (44.44%) Service Management
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) Firewall
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco
7 13 (36.11%) LDAP
7 13 (36.11%) IIS
7 13 (36.11%) ITIL
7 13 (36.11%) DNS
7 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
8 12 (33.33%) Workflow
8 12 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (33.33%) IPsec
8 12 (33.33%) Smartcard
8 12 (33.33%) UNIX
8 12 (33.33%) .NET
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) DHCP
8 12 (33.33%) Open Source
9 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
9 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (30.56%) FTP
9 11 (30.56%) Apache
9 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
9 11 (30.56%) J2EE
9 11 (30.56%) Servlets
9 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (36.11%) 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
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
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) HTTP
2 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) LDAP
4 13 (36.11%) DNS
5 12 (33.33%) IPsec
5 12 (33.33%) DHCP
6 11 (30.56%) FTP
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.78%) VRRP
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
8 1 (2.78%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Customer Support
3 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Web Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 11 (30.56%) Servlets
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Smartcard
1 12 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) UNIX
3 9 (25.00%) CentOS
3 9 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Service Management
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
4 12 (33.33%) Workflow
5 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.33%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.78%) MVC
10 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) VB
2 5 (13.89%) PHP
2 5 (13.89%) C
2 5 (13.89%) Scala
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCDA
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) CCSA
2 1 (2.78%) CCSE
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) VCAP
2 1 (2.78%) VCP5
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Xen
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Google
3 11 (30.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint