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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 284 256 333
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +77
Contract jobs citing SSL 146 179 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.80% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 5.97% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 100 64
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £336 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.95% -10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+50.96% +2.97%
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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -3 16 £425 -5.55% 5
Croydon - 4 £250 -
Westminster -13 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £250 -
Harrow - 1 £490 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 140 (51.66%) Linux
2 119 (43.91%) HTTP
3 110 (40.59%) DNS
4 102 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (34.32%) Unix
6 90 (33.21%) TCP/IP
7 78 (28.78%) Perl
8 76 (28.04%) ITIL
8 76 (28.04%) Firewall
9 74 (27.31%) Python
10 68 (25.09%) Java
11 64 (23.62%) Web Services
12 62 (22.88%) Configuration Management
13 61 (22.51%) VMware
13 61 (22.51%) Bash Shell
13 61 (22.51%) Puppet
14 59 (21.77%) DevOps
15 58 (21.40%) Oracle
16 57 (21.03%) Middleware
16 57 (21.03%) Jenkins
17 54 (19.93%) Open Source
17 54 (19.93%) Apache
18 53 (19.56%) IBM
19 52 (19.19%) VPN
20 50 (18.45%) Shell Script
21 49 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (17.71%) WebSphere
23 47 (17.34%) AIX
24 46 (16.97%) Cisco
24 46 (16.97%) Amazon AWS

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 54 (19.93%) Apache
2 48 (17.71%) WebSphere
3 33 (12.18%) Node.js
3 33 (12.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (9.96%) IBM HTTP Server
5 22 (8.12%) Tomcat
6 16 (5.90%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.06%) IIS
8 9 (3.32%) MS Exchange
8 9 (3.32%) nginx
9 8 (2.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.21%) JBoss
10 6 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.85%) Confluence
12 4 (1.48%) Jetty
13 3 (1.11%) CMS
13 3 (1.11%) iPlanet
13 3 (1.11%) SAS
14 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) HipChat
2 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) RMDS
2 2 (0.74%) Documaker
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.37%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.12%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.11%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 119 (43.91%) HTTP
2 110 (40.59%) DNS
3 90 (33.21%) TCP/IP
4 76 (28.04%) Firewall
5 52 (19.19%) VPN
6 43 (15.87%) Internet
7 29 (10.70%) DHCP
8 28 (10.33%) FTP
8 28 (10.33%) IPsec
9 22 (8.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (7.75%) SSH
11 17 (6.27%) BGP
11 17 (6.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (6.27%) LAN
11 17 (6.27%) WAN
12 16 (5.90%) LDAP
13 15 (5.54%) SAN
13 15 (5.54%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (4.80%) EIGRP
14 13 (4.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.61%) Relational Database
2 41 (15.13%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.18%) MySQL
4 31 (11.44%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (8.86%) Oracle Database
6 21 (7.75%) Redis
7 19 (7.01%) RDBMS
8 16 (5.90%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.43%) DB2
10 9 (3.32%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.74%) QlikView
15 1 (0.37%) Big Data
15 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 57 (21.03%) Jenkins
2 41 (15.13%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.86%) Introscope
4 17 (6.27%) Subversion
5 16 (5.90%) JIRA
6 15 (5.54%) Travis CI
7 10 (3.69%) Maven
8 6 (2.21%) Hudson
9 4 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.48%) Gradle
9 4 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.48%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.74%) Ant
11 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.74%) Toad
12 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (12.92%) Finance
2 10 (3.69%) Retail
3 8 (2.95%) Banking
4 7 (2.58%) Local Government
5 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (23.25%) Developer
2 35 (12.92%) Administrator
3 31 (11.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.75%) Analyst
4 21 (7.75%) Network Engineer
5 20 (7.38%) Consultant
6 13 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (4.43%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.06%) Python Developer
8 11 (4.06%) WebSphere Administrator
9 10 (3.69%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (3.32%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.32%) Middleware Developer
10 9 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.58%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (2.58%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.62%) Web Services
2 57 (21.03%) Middleware
3 35 (12.92%) REST
4 31 (11.44%) HTML
5 30 (11.07%) XML
6 28 (10.33%) CSS
7 25 (9.23%) Ajax
8 23 (8.49%) .NET
8 23 (8.49%) Sensu
8 23 (8.49%) SOAP
9 17 (6.27%) JSON
10 15 (5.54%) LAMP
10 15 (5.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.43%) 802.1X
13 11 (4.06%) HTML5
13 11 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (3.69%) J2EE
14 10 (3.69%) JMS
15 9 (3.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.96%) DataPower
2 18 (6.64%) PKI
3 13 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.32%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.32%) Clustering
5 8 (2.95%) W3C
6 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.58%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.21%) CMDB
7 6 (2.21%) iSeries
8 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.85%) Derivative
8 5 (1.85%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.48%) CESG
9 4 (1.48%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 140 (51.66%) Linux
2 93 (34.32%) Unix
3 47 (17.34%) AIX
4 43 (15.87%) Windows
5 42 (15.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 23 (8.49%) Oracle Linux
6 23 (8.49%) SUSE
7 19 (7.01%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.32%) CentOS
10 8 (2.95%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.58%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.21%) Solaris
12 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.85%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.85%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.04%) ITIL
3 62 (22.88%) Configuration Management
4 59 (21.77%) DevOps
5 54 (19.93%) Open Source
6 49 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (16.24%) Load Balancing
8 37 (13.65%) Change Management
9 31 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (10.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (10.33%) OO
12 26 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (8.86%) Web Operations
14 21 (7.75%) Software Delivery
15 19 (7.01%) High Availability
16 16 (5.90%) Project Management
17 14 (5.17%) Service Management
18 13 (4.80%) Scrum
18 13 (4.80%) Software Engineering
19 12 (4.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.78%) Perl
2 74 (27.31%) Python
3 68 (25.09%) Java
4 61 (22.51%) Bash Shell
5 50 (18.45%) Shell Script
6 36 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 34 (12.55%) Ruby
8 31 (11.44%) C++
9 28 (10.33%) SQL
10 26 (9.59%) PowerShell
11 18 (6.64%) Jython
12 17 (6.27%) PHP
13 16 (5.90%) C
14 15 (5.54%) Korn
15 10 (3.69%) Go
16 9 (3.32%) C#
17 8 (2.95%) VBScript
18 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
19 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
19 5 (1.85%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.17%) Degree
4 12 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.32%) CCNP
5 9 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.11%) CCIE
8 2 (0.74%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) CCSE
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.37%) GCIA
9 1 (0.37%) GCIH
9 1 (0.37%) GREM
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) OSCP
9 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.11%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 34 (12.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.01%) Docker
4 10 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.95%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.95%) vSphere
6 7 (2.58%) Firmware
7 5 (1.85%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.85%) Xen
7 5 (1.85%) XenApp
7 5 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.48%) NFS
8 4 (1.48%) Samba
9 3 (1.11%) iptables
9 3 (1.11%) KVM
9 3 (1.11%) Postfix
9 3 (1.11%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.74%) Ceph
10 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (22.51%) Puppet
2 38 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (12.92%) Ansible
4 18 (6.64%) Salt
5 17 (6.27%) Grafana
6 16 (5.90%) logstash
7 15 (5.54%) Kibana
7 15 (5.54%) Uchiwa
8 14 (5.17%) SCCM
9 6 (2.21%) Graphite
10 5 (1.85%) Control-M
10 5 (1.85%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.85%) Nagios
11 4 (1.48%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.48%) yum
11 4 (1.48%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.11%) Ganglia
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (1.11%) StatsD
12 3 (1.11%) systemd
Vendors
1 61 (22.51%) VMware
2 58 (21.40%) Oracle
3 53 (19.56%) IBM
4 46 (16.97%) Cisco
5 33 (12.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (9.96%) F5
7 21 (7.75%) Citrix
8 20 (7.38%) webMethods
9 19 (7.01%) ATG
10 17 (6.27%) Software AG
11 13 (4.80%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.43%) Red Hat
13 11 (4.06%) AppDynamics
13 11 (4.06%) Juniper
14 9 (3.32%) Sitecore
15 8 (2.95%) Adobe
15 8 (2.95%) Bloomberg
15 8 (2.95%) CA
15 8 (2.95%) Rackspace
15 8 (2.95%) Reuters
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