The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 212 267 297
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +30
Contract jobs citing SSL 228 170 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 5.50% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 117 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £323 £392
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 - £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
SSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3173 3091 3685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.32% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 2003 2216
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 176
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in London

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in London

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in London

SSL
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SSL Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SSL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 47 £425 +9.67% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £319 -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Hayes - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 181 (48.14%) HTTP
2 167 (44.41%) Linux
3 110 (29.26%) TCP/IP
4 108 (28.72%) Firewall
5 93 (24.73%) VPN
6 92 (24.47%) Java
7 82 (21.81%) ITIL
8 81 (21.54%) Apache
9 78 (20.74%) DNS
10 77 (20.48%) WebSphere
11 76 (20.21%) Oracle
12 72 (19.15%) Cisco
12 72 (19.15%) Finance
12 72 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (18.62%) UNIX
14 67 (17.82%) Windows
15 63 (16.76%) Middleware
16 62 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (15.96%) Open Source
18 59 (15.69%) Puppet
19 57 (15.16%) Python
19 57 (15.16%) IIS
19 57 (15.16%) JMS
20 56 (14.89%) Bash Shell
21 55 (14.63%) Configuration Management
22 53 (14.10%) IBM
22 53 (14.10%) XML
22 53 (14.10%) Network Security
23 51 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
23 51 (13.56%) Jython

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 81 (21.54%) Apache
2 77 (20.48%) WebSphere
3 57 (15.16%) IIS
4 48 (12.77%) Tomcat
5 43 (11.44%) WebLogic
6 39 (10.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (6.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 25 (6.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 21 (5.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 21 (5.59%) Oracle Service Bus
9 21 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (4.52%) SharePoint
11 11 (2.93%) nginx
11 11 (2.93%) Jetty
12 10 (2.66%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (2.39%) ArcGIS
14 8 (2.13%) WordPress
15 6 (1.60%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
16 5 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.46%) MS Project
3 10 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.39%) MS Office
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.79%) Documaker
1 18 (4.79%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.93%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (1.06%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (3.72%) PaaS
2 12 (3.19%) SaaS
2 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.86%) Google App Engine
4 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.33%) IaaS
6 4 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
6 4 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 181 (48.14%) HTTP
2 110 (29.26%) TCP/IP
3 108 (28.72%) Firewall
4 93 (24.73%) VPN
5 78 (20.74%) DNS
6 53 (14.10%) Network Security
7 48 (12.77%) HTTPS
8 44 (11.70%) WAN
9 32 (8.51%) IPsec
10 30 (7.98%) LAN
11 29 (7.71%) FTP
11 29 (7.71%) Wireless
12 28 (7.45%) LDAP
13 24 (6.38%) SSH
13 24 (6.38%) Reverse Proxy
14 23 (6.12%) Internet
15 21 (5.59%) MPLS
16 20 (5.32%) DHCP
17 16 (4.26%) NetScaler
18 15 (3.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.37%) Oracle Database
2 29 (7.71%) MySQL
3 28 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (4.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 18 (4.79%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.60%) DB2
9 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.53%) Big Data
12 1 (0.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 34 (9.04%) JIRA
2 24 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.32%) Introscope
4 12 (3.19%) Maven
5 10 (2.66%) Subversion
6 9 (2.39%) Selenium
7 8 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.13%) Hudson
8 7 (1.86%) JUnit
9 6 (1.60%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.33%) Xcode
11 4 (1.06%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.80%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.80%) Mockito
13 2 (0.53%) GCC
13 2 (0.53%) MSI
14 1 (0.27%) Ant
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (19.15%) Finance
2 26 (6.91%) Banking
3 25 (6.65%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 21 (5.59%) Billing
6 20 (5.32%) Retail
7 12 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.86%) Local Government
9 5 (1.33%) Games
10 4 (1.06%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) International Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (14.63%) Developer
2 47 (12.50%) Consultant
3 38 (10.11%) Security Engineer
4 29 (7.71%) Network Engineer
5 26 (6.91%) Administrator
6 25 (6.65%) Analyst
7 22 (5.85%) Architect
8 17 (4.52%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (3.99%) Project Engineer
10 13 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.19%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (2.66%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (2.66%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.66%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (2.39%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.39%) Network Specialist
13 9 (2.39%) Oracle Consultant
13 9 (2.39%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.76%) Middleware
2 57 (15.16%) JMS
3 53 (14.10%) XML
4 40 (10.64%) .NET
5 39 (10.37%) Web Services
6 34 (9.04%) REST
7 33 (8.78%) HTML
8 28 (7.45%) SOAP
9 24 (6.38%) JDBC
10 23 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 22 (5.85%) WSDL
12 19 (5.05%) WebSphere MQ
13 18 (4.79%) JSON
13 18 (4.79%) WebCenter
13 18 (4.79%) Worklight
14 16 (4.26%) J2EE
14 16 (4.26%) CSS
15 14 (3.72%) Servlets
16 13 (3.46%) HTML5
17 12 (3.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.96%) Open Source
2 51 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.26%) PKI
4 15 (3.99%) Data Integration
4 15 (3.99%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.19%) Clustering
6 11 (2.93%) DataPower
7 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.13%) PMI
8 8 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.13%) User Experience
9 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.33%) GIS
9 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.06%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.80%) Wiki
11 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.80%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 167 (44.41%) Linux
2 70 (18.62%) UNIX
3 67 (17.82%) Windows
4 23 (6.12%) AIX
4 23 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.19%) Solaris
5 12 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.93%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.66%) SUSE
8 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.80%) zOS
12 3 (0.80%) Android
13 2 (0.53%) CentOS
13 2 (0.53%) HPUX
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.81%) ITIL
2 72 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 40 (10.64%) SOA
6 39 (10.37%) Scrum
7 37 (9.84%) DevOps
8 34 (9.04%) Load Balancing
9 28 (7.45%) OO
10 26 (6.91%) Project Management
11 25 (6.65%) Migration
12 23 (6.12%) Content Management
12 23 (6.12%) Software Engineering
13 21 (5.59%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (5.59%) Service Delivery
13 21 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.59%) Revenue Management
14 20 (5.32%) UML
14 20 (5.32%) TOGAF
14 20 (5.32%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 92 (24.47%) Java
2 57 (15.16%) Python
3 56 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 51 (13.56%) Jython
5 44 (11.70%) SQL
6 38 (10.11%) Shell Script
6 38 (10.11%) PHP
7 36 (9.57%) Perl
8 29 (7.71%) JavaScript
9 27 (7.18%) C
10 23 (6.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 19 (5.05%) C#
12 15 (3.99%) Ruby
13 12 (3.19%) Korn
14 7 (1.86%) C-shell
15 6 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.33%) C++
17 4 (1.06%) VB
17 4 (1.06%) Scala
18 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.65%) Degree
2 25 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.32%) CCNP
5 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.39%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.60%) CCNA
7 5 (1.33%) CCIE
7 5 (1.33%) RHCE
7 5 (1.33%) CCSE
7 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.06%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.06%) CISSP
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.72%) QA
3 8 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.33%) SLA
6 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.79%) ProxySG
4 15 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.66%) vSphere
6 6 (1.60%) Xen
6 6 (1.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.33%) Varnish
8 4 (1.06%) Nmap
9 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.80%) qmail
9 3 (0.80%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.80%) XenApp
9 3 (0.80%) XenServer
9 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.53%) Postfix
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.53%) Squid
10 2 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (15.69%) Puppet
2 21 (5.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 20 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (2.66%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.86%) Nessus
7 6 (1.60%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.33%) YUM
8 5 (1.33%) DameWare
8 5 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (1.06%) OpenView
9 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.80%) Nagios
10 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.53%) Salt
11 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.53%) SCCM
11 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 76 (20.21%) Oracle
2 72 (19.15%) Cisco
3 53 (14.10%) IBM
4 50 (13.30%) Microsoft
4 50 (13.30%) Juniper
5 48 (12.77%) F5
6 43 (11.44%) VMware
7 34 (9.04%) CheckPoint
8 30 (7.98%) Red Hat
8 30 (7.98%) Blue Coat
9 25 (6.65%) Citrix
10 24 (6.38%) HP
11 20 (5.32%) Remedy
11 20 (5.32%) Google
12 18 (4.79%) Software AG
12 18 (4.79%) JBoss
13 15 (3.99%) Siebel
14 12 (3.19%) Websense
14 12 (3.19%) SaltStack
15 11 (2.93%) webMethods
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