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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 266 292 273
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing SSL 147 132 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 4.46% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 78
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £339 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.91% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £125.00
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -72.20%
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
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 +7 25 £419 -1.59% 9
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 168 (44.33%) Linux
2 158 (41.69%) HTTP
3 123 (32.45%) TCP/IP
4 105 (27.70%) Firewall
5 95 (25.07%) VPN
6 89 (23.48%) ITIL
7 83 (21.90%) Windows
7 83 (21.90%) Cisco
8 80 (21.11%) Python
9 77 (20.32%) Java
10 76 (20.05%) DNS
11 75 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (16.62%) Oracle
12 63 (16.62%) Puppet
13 62 (16.36%) Bash Shell
14 61 (16.09%) Open Source
14 61 (16.09%) Apache
15 60 (15.83%) Finance
15 60 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
16 59 (15.57%) Microsoft
17 57 (15.04%) Web Services
18 56 (14.78%) XML
18 56 (14.78%) SQL
18 56 (14.78%) WebSphere
19 55 (14.51%) Middleware
19 55 (14.51%) Configuration Management
20 54 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (13.98%) Juniper
22 52 (13.72%) JMS
23 51 (13.46%) UNIX

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (16.09%) Apache
2 56 (14.78%) WebSphere
3 48 (12.66%) IIS
4 40 (10.55%) WebLogic
5 38 (10.03%) Tomcat
6 34 (8.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (7.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 24 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (6.07%) Oracle Service Bus
9 23 (6.07%) SharePoint
10 21 (5.54%) WebLogic Portal
10 21 (5.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 19 (5.01%) JBoss
12 13 (3.43%) MS Exchange
12 13 (3.43%) Lync
13 11 (2.90%) ArcGIS
14 10 (2.64%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (2.37%) Node.js
15 9 (2.37%) Adobe CQ
16 7 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.17%) MS Office
2 12 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.90%) MS Project
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.28%) Documaker
2 19 (5.01%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (2.90%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (1.06%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.53%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.17%) PaaS
4 6 (1.58%) IaaS
4 6 (1.58%) Office 365
5 4 (1.06%) GitHub
6 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.79%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Heroku
6 3 (0.79%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 158 (41.69%) HTTP
2 123 (32.45%) TCP/IP
3 105 (27.70%) Firewall
4 95 (25.07%) VPN
5 76 (20.05%) DNS
6 44 (11.61%) Network Security
7 43 (11.35%) HTTPS
8 35 (9.23%) LDAP
8 35 (9.23%) WAN
9 32 (8.44%) LAN
10 31 (8.18%) Internet
10 31 (8.18%) IPsec
11 30 (7.92%) Reverse Proxy
11 30 (7.92%) MPLS
12 22 (5.80%) FTP
12 22 (5.80%) BGP
13 21 (5.54%) DHCP
13 21 (5.54%) NetScaler
14 18 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (4.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.23%) MySQL
3 32 (8.44%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (5.54%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.28%) Oracle ODI
5 20 (5.28%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (4.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 18 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.37%) Redis
10 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.58%) DB2
12 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.32%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.79%) Crystal Enterprise
13 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (8.97%) JIRA
2 29 (7.65%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.75%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.96%) Introscope
5 14 (3.69%) Subversion
6 7 (1.85%) Maven
7 6 (1.58%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.32%) Selenium
8 5 (1.32%) MSI
8 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.53%) GCC
9 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.53%) Xcode
10 1 (0.26%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.26%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 60 (15.83%) Finance
2 29 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.07%) Billing
4 22 (5.80%) Banking
5 18 (4.75%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.43%) Retail
7 7 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.85%) Local Government
8 5 (1.32%) Games
8 5 (1.32%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (15.57%) Developer
2 47 (12.40%) Consultant
3 36 (9.50%) Network Engineer
4 33 (8.71%) Security Engineer
5 23 (6.07%) Administrator
6 19 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (5.01%) Software Engineer
6 19 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (4.75%) Senior Consultant
7 18 (4.75%) Architect
7 18 (4.75%) Analyst
7 18 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (3.43%) Senior Security Engineer
9 12 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (2.64%) Senior Developer
10 10 (2.64%) Network Specialist
11 9 (2.37%) Oracle Consultant
11 9 (2.37%) Technical Developer
12 8 (2.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 8 (2.11%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.04%) Web Services
2 56 (14.78%) XML
3 55 (14.51%) Middleware
4 52 (13.72%) JMS
5 38 (10.03%) HTML
6 34 (8.97%) SOAP
7 33 (8.71%) .NET
8 28 (7.39%) REST
9 26 (6.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 23 (6.07%) CSS
11 22 (5.80%) JDBC
12 20 (5.28%) WebCenter
13 19 (5.01%) WSDL
14 18 (4.75%) WebSphere MQ
15 14 (3.69%) HTML5
15 14 (3.69%) Worklight
16 13 (3.43%) ASP.NET
17 11 (2.90%) Ajax
17 11 (2.90%) Google Maps API
18 10 (2.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.09%) Open Source
2 60 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.80%) Clustering
4 20 (5.28%) PKI
5 15 (3.96%) DataPower
6 14 (3.69%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.37%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.11%) CMDB
9 7 (1.85%) GIS
9 7 (1.85%) User Experience
10 6 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.32%) PMI
11 5 (1.32%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.79%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.79%) Wiki
13 3 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 168 (44.33%) Linux
2 83 (21.90%) Windows
3 51 (13.46%) UNIX
4 30 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 22 (5.80%) AIX
7 18 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.43%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.64%) CentOS
10 10 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.64%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.37%) SUSE
12 7 (1.85%) Solaris
13 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.53%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) zOS
16 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.48%) ITIL
2 75 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.51%) Configuration Management
4 54 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (11.87%) DevOps
6 39 (10.29%) SOA
7 37 (9.76%) Load Balancing
8 30 (7.92%) Project Management
9 28 (7.39%) Scrum
10 24 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.07%) Revenue Management
11 23 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.07%) Content Management
11 23 (6.07%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.54%) OO
13 20 (5.28%) Migration
13 20 (5.28%) TOGAF
14 18 (4.75%) Web Development
15 17 (4.49%) SysML
15 17 (4.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.11%) Python
2 77 (20.32%) Java
3 62 (16.36%) Bash Shell
4 56 (14.78%) SQL
5 47 (12.40%) Jython
6 41 (10.82%) JavaScript
7 40 (10.55%) PHP
8 35 (9.23%) Ruby
9 33 (8.71%) Shell Script
10 26 (6.86%) Perl
11 23 (6.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 21 (5.54%) C#
13 19 (5.01%) C
14 8 (2.11%) Korn
15 7 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.85%) C-shell
16 5 (1.32%) C++
17 4 (1.06%) Scala
17 4 (1.06%) VBScript
17 4 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (8.18%) Degree
3 23 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.80%) CCNP
5 14 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.90%) CCNA
7 10 (2.64%) CCIE
8 8 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.11%) CCSE
9 7 (1.85%) CCSA
9 7 (1.85%) CISSP
9 7 (1.85%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.58%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.32%) RHCE
11 5 (1.32%) MCSE
11 5 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.07%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.90%) QA
3 9 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.06%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.60%) ProxySG
3 20 (5.28%) vSphere
4 17 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (3.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.85%) NFS
7 7 (1.85%) XenApp
8 6 (1.58%) XenServer
8 6 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.58%) Xen
8 6 (1.58%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.32%) Nmap
9 5 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.32%) Varnish
10 3 (0.79%) Samba
10 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.79%) qmail
11 2 (0.53%) vCloud
11 2 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 63 (16.62%) Puppet
2 27 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.54%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (4.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (3.69%) Ansible
6 9 (2.37%) Nessus
6 9 (2.37%) Nagios
7 8 (2.11%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (1.85%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.58%) Salt
9 6 (1.58%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.32%) SCCM
10 5 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.32%) yum
11 4 (1.06%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (21.90%) Cisco
2 63 (16.62%) Oracle
3 59 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 53 (13.98%) Juniper
5 49 (12.93%) IBM
6 47 (12.40%) VMware
7 41 (10.82%) CheckPoint
8 40 (10.55%) HP
9 37 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 37 (9.76%) F5
10 30 (7.92%) Blue Coat
11 23 (6.07%) Citrix
12 22 (5.80%) Remedy
13 19 (5.01%) Software AG
14 15 (3.96%) Google
14 15 (3.96%) Siebel
14 15 (3.96%) ServiceNow
15 14 (3.69%) webMethods
16 13 (3.43%) Sourcefire
17 11 (2.90%) ESRI
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