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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / London
Rank 252 278 254
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing SSL 155 136 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 5.11% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 94 87
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
2480 2661 2718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.72% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1665 1736 1817
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 67
Median hourly rate £43.25 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.06 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +9 35 £425 -22.72% 7
Croydon - 8 - -
Westminster - 4 £575 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 222 (64.16%) Linux
2 149 (43.06%) HTTP
3 133 (38.44%) TCP/IP
4 109 (31.50%) Java
5 108 (31.21%) Firewall
6 106 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (29.77%) DNS
8 102 (29.48%) DevOps
9 87 (25.14%) Unix
10 86 (24.86%) Configuration Management
11 84 (24.28%) Jenkins
11 84 (24.28%) Puppet
12 83 (23.99%) Python
13 81 (23.41%) Open Source
14 80 (23.12%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
16 70 (20.23%) Git (software)
17 69 (19.94%) Apache
18 67 (19.36%) Windows
19 66 (19.08%) Cisco
20 64 (18.50%) VPN
20 64 (18.50%) VMware
20 64 (18.50%) MongoDB
21 61 (17.63%) Load Balancing
22 60 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (16.76%) Ruby
24 55 (15.90%) Security Cleared
24 55 (15.90%) Oracle
25 53 (15.32%) Finance
26 52 (15.03%) Ansible

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 69 (19.94%) Apache
2 44 (12.72%) WebSphere
3 35 (10.12%) nginx
4 32 (9.25%) IIS
5 30 (8.67%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (3.47%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (2.60%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.31%) Confluence
11 7 (2.02%) JBoss
11 7 (2.02%) MQSI
11 7 (2.02%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.87%) Jetty
14 3 (0.87%) Mongrel
Applications
1 10 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.58%) HipChat
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Documaker
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.65%) GitHub
4 14 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.60%) PaaS
6 8 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.73%) SaaS
9 5 (1.45%) Akamai
9 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.87%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.87%) Route 53
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.58%) IaaS
12 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.29%) Heroku
12 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 149 (43.06%) HTTP
2 133 (38.44%) TCP/IP
3 108 (31.21%) Firewall
4 103 (29.77%) DNS
5 64 (18.50%) VPN
6 41 (11.85%) IPsec
7 35 (10.12%) Internet
7 35 (10.12%) WAN
8 33 (9.54%) BGP
8 33 (9.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 32 (9.25%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (9.25%) OSPF
10 31 (8.96%) LAN
11 25 (7.23%) DHCP
12 22 (6.36%) Network Security
12 22 (6.36%) SSH
13 21 (6.07%) Wireless
14 19 (5.49%) HTTPS
15 18 (5.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (4.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.12%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (18.50%) MongoDB
3 43 (12.43%) MySQL
4 36 (10.40%) Redis
5 30 (8.67%) SQL Server
6 29 (8.38%) Relational Database
7 26 (7.51%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.73%) DB2
10 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.87%) Ingres
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.87%) SQLite
12 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 84 (24.28%) Jenkins
2 70 (20.23%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.25%) Subversion
4 31 (8.96%) Vagrant
5 13 (3.76%) Maven
6 11 (3.18%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.18%) Bower
6 11 (3.18%) Grunt
6 11 (3.18%) gulp
6 11 (3.18%) Selenium
7 10 (2.89%) Jasmine
7 10 (2.89%) JIRA
7 10 (2.89%) JSHint
7 10 (2.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (2.89%) Protractor
7 10 (2.89%) QUnit
7 10 (2.89%) webpack
8 9 (2.60%) Bundler
8 9 (2.60%) ClearCase
8 9 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (15.32%) Finance
2 19 (5.49%) Banking
3 14 (4.05%) Retail
4 10 (2.89%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.73%) Legal
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) Publishing
7 4 (1.16%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (20.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (15.32%) Developer
3 31 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (6.65%) Consultant
4 23 (6.65%) Network Engineer
5 21 (6.07%) AWS DevOps
5 21 (6.07%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (5.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 18 (5.20%) Analyst
7 18 (5.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.34%) Architect
9 14 (4.05%) Administrator
9 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.76%) Ruby Engineer
10 13 (3.76%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.76%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.47%) Security Engineer
11 12 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.87%) Web Services
2 38 (10.98%) Middleware
2 38 (10.98%) Node.js
3 34 (9.83%) REST
4 32 (9.25%) XML
5 28 (8.09%) SOAP
6 23 (6.65%) JSON
7 22 (6.36%) HTML
8 20 (5.78%) CSS
8 20 (5.78%) ELK Stack
9 19 (5.49%) XSLT
10 18 (5.20%) IBM Integration Bus
11 17 (4.91%) .NET
12 16 (4.62%) Ajax
12 16 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
13 15 (4.34%) LAMP
13 15 (4.34%) WSDL
14 14 (4.05%) XSD
15 13 (3.76%) HTML5
16 12 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.36%) DataPower
4 20 (5.78%) Clustering
4 20 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.20%) PKI
6 11 (3.18%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.89%) Graphic Design
7 10 (2.89%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.87%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.87%) Wiki
11 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 222 (64.16%) Linux
2 87 (25.14%) Unix
3 67 (19.36%) Windows
4 34 (9.83%) AIX
5 22 (6.36%) Oracle Linux
5 22 (6.36%) SUSE
6 21 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (5.20%) Ubuntu
7 18 (5.20%) Windows Server
8 17 (4.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (3.18%) CoreOS
9 11 (3.18%) RancherOS
10 10 (2.89%) CentOS
10 10 (2.89%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.31%) Windows 7
12 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.73%) Solaris
14 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (29.48%) DevOps
3 86 (24.86%) Configuration Management
4 81 (23.41%) Open Source
5 61 (17.63%) Load Balancing
6 60 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (10.98%) ITIL
8 32 (9.25%) High Availability
9 28 (8.09%) SDLC
10 26 (7.51%) Change Management
10 26 (7.51%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (6.07%) Service Management
12 20 (5.78%) SOA
13 19 (5.49%) Migration
13 19 (5.49%) Software Delivery
14 18 (5.20%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.20%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.34%) MVC
15 15 (4.34%) Scrum
16 14 (4.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (31.50%) Java
2 83 (23.99%) Python
3 58 (16.76%) Ruby
4 48 (13.87%) Perl
5 40 (11.56%) Bash Shell
6 30 (8.67%) Shell Script
7 29 (8.38%) Go
8 26 (7.51%) C
8 26 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 26 (7.51%) SQL
9 25 (7.23%) JavaScript
9 25 (7.23%) PHP
10 16 (4.62%) C++
10 16 (4.62%) Korn
11 9 (2.60%) C#
11 9 (2.60%) Jython
12 7 (2.02%) XPath
13 5 (1.45%) Scala
13 5 (1.45%) VB
14 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (15.90%) Security Cleared
2 50 (14.45%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.09%) Degree
4 23 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.62%) CCNP
6 13 (3.76%) CISSP
7 10 (2.89%) CCIE
7 10 (2.89%) CCNA
8 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.73%) MCITP
9 6 (1.73%) MCSE
10 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.16%) CCSE
11 4 (1.16%) CISM
11 4 (1.16%) MCP
11 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.87%) CCSA
12 3 (0.87%) CCSP
12 3 (0.87%) CISA
13 2 (0.58%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.58%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.54%) Docker
3 31 (8.96%) Active Directory
4 20 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.76%) vCloud
6 11 (3.18%) etcd
6 11 (3.18%) flannel
6 11 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.89%) NFS
8 9 (2.60%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.31%) vSphere
10 7 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.45%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.45%) XenApp
11 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.16%) Firmware
12 4 (1.16%) Samba
12 4 (1.16%) Squid
13 3 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 84 (24.28%) Puppet
2 52 (15.03%) Ansible
3 32 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.07%) Salt
5 19 (5.49%) Kibana
5 19 (5.49%) logstash
6 16 (4.62%) Grafana
6 16 (4.62%) Kubernetes
7 12 (3.47%) Graphite
8 11 (3.18%) Consul
8 11 (3.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (3.18%) Marathon
8 11 (3.18%) Mesos
8 11 (3.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (3.18%) Rancher
9 10 (2.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (2.31%) Nagios
11 7 (2.02%) Data Guard
11 7 (2.02%) FortiGate
11 7 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (19.08%) Cisco
2 64 (18.50%) VMware
3 55 (15.90%) Oracle
4 42 (12.14%) IBM
5 39 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 29 (8.38%) Juniper
7 28 (8.09%) CheckPoint
8 20 (5.78%) Palo Alto
9 19 (5.49%) HP
10 18 (5.20%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.91%) Rackspace
12 14 (4.05%) Zend
13 10 (2.89%) F5
14 8 (2.31%) Citrix
15 7 (2.02%) Fortinet
15 7 (2.02%) Software AG
15 7 (2.02%) webMethods
16 6 (1.73%) Atlassian
16 6 (1.73%) EMC
17 5 (1.45%) Sourcefire
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