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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 238 319 305
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -14
Contract jobs citing SSL 182 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 3.38% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 59 42
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £283 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.82% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.73 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +28.00%
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
2949 2808 3099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 11.88% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1836 1930
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +33 49 £450 +5.26% 9
Westminster +1 1 £475 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 169 (48.70%) Linux
2 159 (45.82%) TCP/IP
3 136 (39.19%) HTTP
4 97 (27.95%) Windows
5 95 (27.38%) Java
6 87 (25.07%) Firewall
7 84 (24.21%) Puppet
8 82 (23.63%) Configuration Management
9 79 (22.77%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (22.77%) Open Source
10 78 (22.48%) Cisco
11 76 (21.90%) VPN
12 74 (21.33%) Python
13 70 (20.17%) DNS
14 68 (19.60%) Finance
15 67 (19.31%) Web Services
15 67 (19.31%) MySQL
15 67 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
16 62 (17.87%) ITIL
16 62 (17.87%) MongoDB
17 61 (17.58%) Microsoft
18 59 (17.00%) UNIX
19 58 (16.71%) DevOps
20 56 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
20 56 (16.14%) Juniper
21 54 (15.56%) SQL
22 52 (14.99%) Jenkins
23 51 (14.70%) VMware
24 45 (12.97%) WebSphere
25 44 (12.68%) Ruby

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 45 (12.97%) WebSphere
2 42 (12.10%) WebLogic
3 38 (10.95%) Apache
4 24 (6.92%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.63%) IIS
6 21 (6.05%) JBoss
7 13 (3.75%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (2.88%) MS Exchange
10 9 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (2.31%) Confluence
11 8 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (2.02%) Lync
13 6 (1.73%) nginx
13 6 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.73%) Node.js
13 6 (1.73%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Documaker
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.86%) RMDS
4 2 (0.58%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.05%) PaaS
3 18 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.73%) Heroku
4 6 (1.73%) Engine Yard
4 6 (1.73%) GitHub
5 4 (1.15%) SaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Office 365
7 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Yammer
8 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (45.82%) TCP/IP
2 136 (39.19%) HTTP
3 87 (25.07%) Firewall
4 76 (21.90%) VPN
5 70 (20.17%) DNS
6 44 (12.68%) IPsec
7 41 (11.82%) Internet
8 39 (11.24%) LAN
9 38 (10.95%) WAN
10 36 (10.37%) DHCP
11 34 (9.80%) FTP
11 34 (9.80%) LDAP
11 34 (9.80%) Network Security
12 31 (8.93%) MPLS
13 30 (8.65%) VLAN
14 28 (8.07%) SAN
15 21 (6.05%) SMTP
16 20 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (5.76%) Wireless
16 20 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.31%) MySQL
2 62 (17.87%) MongoDB
3 37 (10.66%) Relational Database
4 34 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 33 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (8.07%) NoSQL
7 20 (5.76%) Oracle Database
8 17 (4.90%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.31%) Big Data
9 8 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.73%) Redis
11 5 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.86%) SQLite
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (14.99%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.37%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.80%) Subversion
4 31 (8.93%) Maven
5 17 (4.90%) Hudson
5 17 (4.90%) JIRA
6 12 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.46%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.46%) JUnit
7 11 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 10 (2.88%) Artifactory
9 8 (2.31%) Introscope
10 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.58%) MSI
11 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.29%) Ant
12 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 68 (19.60%) Finance
2 20 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.19%) Banking
4 16 (4.61%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.31%) Billing
7 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.58%) Local Government
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (14.12%) Consultant
2 40 (11.53%) Developer
3 34 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
4 33 (9.51%) Network Engineer
5 32 (9.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (6.05%) Administrator
7 19 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 18 (5.19%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 18 (5.19%) ITSM Consultant
8 18 (5.19%) Technical Developer
8 18 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.19%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 18 (5.19%) ServiceNow Developer
9 16 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.61%) Analyst
9 16 (4.61%) Architect
10 12 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.31%) Web Services
2 43 (12.39%) XML
3 42 (12.10%) HTML
4 25 (7.20%) CSS
5 22 (6.34%) SOAP
6 21 (6.05%) Ajax
7 20 (5.76%) J2EE
8 18 (5.19%) Middleware
9 17 (4.90%) COM
10 16 (4.61%) .NET
11 12 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (2.59%) Worklight
12 9 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (2.31%) WebCenter
13 8 (2.31%) JMS
13 8 (2.31%) EJB
13 8 (2.31%) JDBC
14 7 (2.02%) JSON
14 7 (2.02%) TIBCO EMS
15 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.77%) Open Source
2 26 (7.49%) Client/Server
3 20 (5.76%) PKI
4 19 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.19%) CMDB
6 17 (4.90%) Clustering
7 13 (3.75%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.59%) Device Driver
8 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.73%) DataPower
10 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.86%) User Experience
11 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.58%) IVR
12 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 169 (48.70%) Linux
2 97 (27.95%) Windows
3 59 (17.00%) UNIX
4 27 (7.78%) Solaris
5 23 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.32%) CentOS
8 14 (4.03%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.31%) AIX
12 6 (1.73%) SUSE
13 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.86%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.63%) Configuration Management
2 79 (22.77%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (17.87%) ITIL
5 58 (16.71%) DevOps
6 34 (9.80%) Load Balancing
7 27 (7.78%) SOA
7 27 (7.78%) Service Management
8 22 (6.34%) Microservices
8 22 (6.34%) Migration
9 20 (5.76%) Network Design
9 20 (5.76%) Project Management
9 20 (5.76%) ITSM
10 19 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (5.19%) IT Asset Management
11 18 (5.19%) ITIL V2
12 16 (4.61%) TDD
12 16 (4.61%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.38%) Java
2 74 (21.33%) Python
3 54 (15.56%) SQL
4 44 (12.68%) Ruby
5 32 (9.22%) PHP
6 29 (8.36%) Bash Shell
7 23 (6.63%) JavaScript
8 22 (6.34%) Perl
9 21 (6.05%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.48%) C
11 13 (3.75%) Jython
12 12 (3.46%) C#
13 11 (3.17%) Go
14 10 (2.88%) Scala
15 6 (1.73%) Korn
16 5 (1.44%) C++
17 3 (0.86%) VBA
17 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 2 (0.58%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 33 (9.51%) Degree
1 33 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (6.92%) CCNP
3 17 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.32%) CCNA
5 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.88%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.73%) CISSP
7 6 (1.73%) CCIE
8 5 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.15%) CCSE
9 4 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.15%) MCSE
9 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (0.86%) VCAP
10 3 (0.86%) CCSA
10 3 (0.86%) CISM
11 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) QA
2 13 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.02%) SLA
5 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.05%) vSphere
3 20 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.90%) ProxySG
5 16 (4.61%) Hyper-V
6 14 (4.03%) Varnish
7 8 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.02%) vCloud
9 6 (1.73%) XenApp
9 6 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.73%) NFS
10 5 (1.44%) XenServer
11 4 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.15%) Samba
11 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.15%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.86%) Firmware
13 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.58%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 84 (24.21%) Puppet
2 56 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (6.63%) Salt
4 18 (5.19%) HP UCMDB
4 18 (5.19%) Ansible
5 16 (4.61%) yum
6 14 (4.03%) CA Single Sign-On
7 13 (3.75%) Nagios
8 8 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (2.02%) SCCM
10 6 (1.73%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (1.15%) OPNET
12 4 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.15%) collectd
13 3 (0.86%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.86%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (22.48%) Cisco
2 61 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 56 (16.14%) Juniper
4 51 (14.70%) VMware
5 41 (11.82%) Red Hat
6 39 (11.24%) CheckPoint
7 37 (10.66%) Oracle
8 35 (10.09%) HP
9 29 (8.36%) Blue Coat
9 29 (8.36%) F5
10 26 (7.49%) IBM
11 25 (7.20%) Citrix
12 19 (5.48%) ServiceNow
12 19 (5.48%) Dell
13 16 (4.61%) CA
14 13 (3.75%) NetApp
15 12 (3.46%) CommVault
16 11 (3.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 10 (2.88%) Brocade
17 10 (2.88%) Rackspace
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