The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 258 270 259
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing SSL 182 165 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 5.36% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 100
Median daily rate £485 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £386 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £51.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +56.00%
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
3201 3077 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.45% 13.04% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1990 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.68 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 25 £500 +11.11% 7
Westminster - 12 £525 -
Croydon -9 8 £470 - 1
Chessington - 6 - -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 199 (59.94%) Linux
2 127 (38.25%) DNS
3 125 (37.65%) HTTP
4 100 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (28.01%) ITIL
5 93 (28.01%) DevOps
6 90 (27.11%) Unix
6 90 (27.11%) TCP/IP
7 89 (26.81%) Apache
8 86 (25.90%) Puppet
9 85 (25.60%) Firewall
10 83 (25.00%) Java
11 82 (24.70%) Python
12 76 (22.89%) Perl
13 68 (20.48%) VMware
14 66 (19.88%) Cisco
14 66 (19.88%) Amazon AWS
15 65 (19.58%) Configuration Management
16 63 (18.98%) VPN
17 61 (18.37%) IBM
17 61 (18.37%) WebSphere
18 58 (17.47%) Oracle
19 57 (17.17%) Jenkins
20 56 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
21 54 (16.27%) Middleware
22 53 (15.96%) Windows
23 46 (13.86%) Node.js
24 45 (13.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
25 44 (13.25%) Ansible
25 44 (13.25%) AIX

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (26.81%) Apache
2 61 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 38 (11.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (8.73%) IBM HTTP Server
5 28 (8.43%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.42%) nginx
7 16 (4.82%) OpenStack
7 16 (4.82%) WebLogic
8 14 (4.22%) JBoss
9 13 (3.92%) MS Exchange
10 12 (3.61%) IIS
11 8 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (2.11%) Confluence
13 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.20%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.90%) Jetty
14 3 (0.90%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.51%) MS Office
4 4 (1.20%) HipChat
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.01%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) Documaker
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.30%) Movex
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.88%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.33%) IaaS
4 20 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (5.12%) PaaS
6 15 (4.52%) GitHub
7 8 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.90%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.90%) SaaS
11 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.60%) Office 365
12 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (38.25%) DNS
2 125 (37.65%) HTTP
3 90 (27.11%) TCP/IP
4 85 (25.60%) Firewall
5 63 (18.98%) VPN
6 41 (12.35%) IPsec
7 40 (12.05%) Internet
8 39 (11.75%) Network Security
9 30 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (8.73%) DHCP
11 27 (8.13%) WAN
12 25 (7.53%) SSH
13 23 (6.93%) LAN
14 22 (6.63%) BGP
14 22 (6.63%) LDAP
14 22 (6.63%) Wireless
15 21 (6.33%) SAN
16 20 (6.02%) FTP
17 16 (4.82%) OSPF
18 15 (4.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.95%) MySQL
1 43 (12.95%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (12.65%) MongoDB
3 30 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.83%) Redis
5 25 (7.53%) Oracle Database
6 21 (6.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.42%) DB2
8 15 (4.52%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.30%) Big Data
12 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 57 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 37 (11.14%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.83%) Introscope
4 17 (5.12%) Vagrant
5 16 (4.82%) Subversion
6 15 (4.52%) JIRA
7 12 (3.61%) Travis CI
8 9 (2.71%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.81%) Maven
10 4 (1.20%) Hudson
11 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.60%) MSI
12 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.60%) Toad
13 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (12.95%) Finance
2 17 (5.12%) Retail
3 10 (3.01%) Banking
3 10 (3.01%) Legal
4 7 (2.11%) Local Government
4 7 (2.11%) Publishing
5 6 (1.81%) French Language
5 6 (1.81%) German Language
5 6 (1.81%) Italian Language
5 6 (1.81%) Turkish Language
6 5 (1.51%) Law
6 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.20%) Front Office
8 3 (0.90%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (12.65%) Administrator
3 37 (11.14%) Developer
4 27 (8.13%) Network Engineer
5 25 (7.53%) Consultant
6 24 (7.23%) Analyst
7 18 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (4.82%) WebSphere Administrator
9 15 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (4.22%) Security Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.01%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (2.71%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (2.71%) Middleware Developer
14 9 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (2.41%) Architect
15 8 (2.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.27%) Middleware
2 46 (13.86%) Node.js
3 37 (11.14%) Web Services
4 26 (7.83%) XML
5 23 (6.93%) LAMP
5 23 (6.93%) REST
6 21 (6.33%) Sensu
7 19 (5.72%) HTML
7 19 (5.72%) SOAP
8 17 (5.12%) .NET
9 16 (4.82%) CSS
9 16 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (4.52%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (3.92%) SAML
12 12 (3.61%) LAPP Stack
13 11 (3.31%) Ajax
13 11 (3.31%) HTML5
13 11 (3.31%) libvirt
14 9 (2.71%) CSS3
15 8 (2.41%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.04%) DataPower
2 26 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.23%) PKI
4 22 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.92%) Clustering
7 11 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.31%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.41%) W3C
9 6 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.81%) iSeries
10 5 (1.51%) CESG
10 5 (1.51%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.20%) Derivative
11 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.20%) Fintech
11 4 (1.20%) User Experience
12 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 199 (59.94%) Linux
2 90 (27.11%) Unix
3 53 (15.96%) Windows
4 45 (13.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 44 (13.25%) AIX
6 21 (6.33%) Oracle Linux
6 21 (6.33%) SUSE
7 19 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.52%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.31%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.71%) CoreOS
11 8 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.41%) RancherOS
11 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.11%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.11%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.51%) CentOS
14 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (28.01%) DevOps
2 93 (28.01%) ITIL
3 65 (19.58%) Configuration Management
4 43 (12.95%) Change Management
4 43 (12.95%) Load Balancing
5 42 (12.65%) Open Source
6 38 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (9.64%) E-Commerce
9 30 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.33%) High Availability
10 21 (6.33%) Information Security
11 19 (5.72%) Software Delivery
12 18 (5.42%) Service Management
13 17 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (4.82%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (4.52%) Migration
15 15 (4.52%) OO
15 15 (4.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.00%) Java
2 82 (24.70%) Python
3 76 (22.89%) Perl
4 44 (13.25%) SQL
5 43 (12.95%) Shell Script
6 41 (12.35%) Bash Shell
7 36 (10.84%) Ruby
8 29 (8.73%) JavaScript
9 27 (8.13%) PowerShell
10 24 (7.23%) Go
11 19 (5.72%) Jython
12 14 (4.22%) Scala
13 12 (3.61%) PHP
14 11 (3.31%) C++
15 10 (3.01%) VB
16 9 (2.71%) C#
16 9 (2.71%) Korn
17 5 (1.51%) RPG IV
18 4 (1.20%) C
18 4 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (11.75%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.72%) Degree
4 18 (5.42%) CISSP
5 16 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.61%) CCNP
8 10 (3.01%) CISA
8 10 (3.01%) CISM
9 7 (2.11%) CCNA
10 6 (1.81%) CCIE
10 6 (1.81%) CCSE
11 4 (1.20%) CCSA
12 3 (0.90%) CISMP
12 3 (0.90%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.60%) CEH
13 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.60%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.01%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.60%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
System Software
1 44 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.14%) Docker
3 31 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.22%) Xen
5 12 (3.61%) KVM
6 10 (3.01%) etcd
6 10 (3.01%) flannel
7 9 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.71%) ProxySG
7 9 (2.71%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.71%) vSphere
8 8 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.51%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.51%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.60%) Firmware
12 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (25.90%) Puppet
2 56 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (13.25%) Ansible
4 15 (4.52%) Graphite
5 14 (4.22%) Kubernetes
6 13 (3.92%) Salt
7 12 (3.61%) Ganglia
7 12 (3.61%) StatsD
8 11 (3.31%) Grafana
9 10 (3.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (3.01%) logstash
9 10 (3.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (2.71%) Kibana
10 9 (2.71%) SCCM
11 8 (2.41%) Consul
11 8 (2.41%) Marathon
11 8 (2.41%) Mesos
11 8 (2.41%) Rancher
12 7 (2.11%) Terraform
12 7 (2.11%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 68 (20.48%) VMware
2 66 (19.88%) Cisco
3 61 (18.37%) IBM
4 58 (17.47%) Oracle
5 38 (11.45%) Microsoft
6 34 (10.24%) CheckPoint
7 25 (7.53%) F5
8 23 (6.93%) Citrix
9 22 (6.63%) ATG
10 20 (6.02%) webMethods
11 19 (5.72%) Red Hat
12 17 (5.12%) Palo Alto
12 17 (5.12%) Software AG
13 16 (4.82%) EMC
14 15 (4.52%) Juniper
15 14 (4.22%) AppDynamics
16 12 (3.61%) Blue Coat
17 11 (3.31%) Cyber-Ark
17 11 (3.31%) HP
18 8 (2.41%) Dell
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