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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 209 273 292
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 227 153 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 5.13% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 82
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£417 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
3060 2985 3611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.63% 12.05% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1935 2136
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +42 52 £425 +13.33% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £302 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 159 (48.04%) HTTP
2 143 (43.20%) Linux
3 99 (29.91%) TCP/IP
4 95 (28.70%) Firewall
5 82 (24.77%) VPN
6 81 (24.47%) Java
7 74 (22.36%) DNS
8 71 (21.45%) Oracle
9 69 (20.85%) ITIL
10 67 (20.24%) WebSphere
11 63 (19.03%) UNIX
11 63 (19.03%) Finance
12 61 (18.43%) Windows
12 61 (18.43%) Apache
12 61 (18.43%) Cisco
13 57 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (16.92%) Open Source
15 54 (16.31%) Puppet
16 53 (16.01%) IIS
17 52 (15.71%) Configuration Management
18 51 (15.41%) Middleware
19 49 (14.80%) XML
19 49 (14.80%) Bash Shell
20 47 (14.20%) Active Directory
21 45 (13.60%) Python
21 45 (13.60%) HTTPS
21 45 (13.60%) IBM
21 45 (13.60%) Microsoft
21 45 (13.60%) Network Security
22 43 (12.99%) Juniper

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 67 (20.24%) WebSphere
2 61 (18.43%) Apache
3 53 (16.01%) IIS
4 39 (11.78%) WebLogic
5 38 (11.48%) Tomcat
6 30 (9.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (6.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (5.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 18 (5.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 18 (5.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 18 (5.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 12 (3.63%) Jetty
11 11 (3.32%) nginx
12 8 (2.42%) WordPress
13 7 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (1.81%) MS Exchange
14 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Process Server
15 5 (1.51%) Lync
15 5 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.72%) MS Office
3 8 (2.42%) MS Project
4 5 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Documaker
1 15 (4.53%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.72%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (4.83%) PaaS
3 14 (4.23%) SaaS
3 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.11%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.51%) IaaS
8 4 (1.21%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (1.21%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 159 (48.04%) HTTP
2 99 (29.91%) TCP/IP
3 95 (28.70%) Firewall
4 82 (24.77%) VPN
5 74 (22.36%) DNS
6 45 (13.60%) HTTPS
6 45 (13.60%) Network Security
7 41 (12.39%) WAN
8 30 (9.06%) LDAP
8 30 (9.06%) LAN
8 30 (9.06%) Wireless
9 28 (8.46%) IPsec
10 25 (7.55%) FTP
11 24 (7.25%) SSH
12 22 (6.65%) Internet
12 22 (6.65%) MPLS
13 20 (6.04%) DHCP
13 20 (6.04%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (4.23%) BIG-IP
15 12 (3.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.88%) Oracle Database
2 26 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.55%) MySQL
4 17 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (4.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (4.53%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (4.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.51%) DB2
9 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.60%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 27 (8.16%) JIRA
2 19 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.23%) Introscope
4 11 (3.32%) Subversion
5 10 (3.02%) Selenium
6 9 (2.72%) JUnit
6 9 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.42%) Maven
8 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.51%) Xcode
9 4 (1.21%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.21%) Hudson
10 3 (0.91%) Mockito
10 3 (0.91%) Ant
10 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.91%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.60%) GCC
12 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 63 (19.03%) Finance
2 24 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.34%) Banking
4 20 (6.04%) Financial Institution
5 18 (5.44%) Billing
6 16 (4.83%) Retail
7 9 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.81%) Local Government
9 4 (1.21%) Games
9 4 (1.21%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (15.11%) Developer
2 38 (11.48%) Consultant
3 32 (9.67%) Security Engineer
4 25 (7.55%) Analyst
5 24 (7.25%) Network Engineer
5 24 (7.25%) Administrator
6 22 (6.65%) Architect
7 17 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.53%) Project Engineer
9 11 (3.32%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (3.02%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.02%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.02%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (2.72%) Network Specialist
11 9 (2.72%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (2.72%) IT Security Engineer
11 9 (2.72%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.42%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.42%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.41%) Middleware
2 49 (14.80%) XML
3 42 (12.69%) JMS
4 36 (10.88%) Web Services
5 31 (9.37%) HTML
5 31 (9.37%) .NET
6 29 (8.76%) REST
7 25 (7.55%) SOAP
8 22 (6.65%) JDBC
9 21 (6.34%) JSON
10 20 (6.04%) Oracle Fusion
11 18 (5.44%) J2EE
11 18 (5.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (4.83%) WSDL
12 16 (4.83%) CSS
13 15 (4.53%) Servlets
13 15 (4.53%) WebCenter
14 12 (3.63%) Worklight
15 11 (3.32%) HTML5
16 10 (3.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.92%) Open Source
2 14 (4.23%) Clustering
3 13 (3.93%) PKI
3 13 (3.93%) Hedge funds
4 11 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.02%) DataPower
6 9 (2.72%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.81%) PMI
9 5 (1.51%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.21%) GIS
10 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.21%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.91%) Wiki
11 3 (0.91%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.91%) SecurID
12 2 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 143 (43.20%) Linux
2 63 (19.03%) UNIX
3 61 (18.43%) Windows
4 20 (6.04%) AIX
5 13 (3.93%) Solaris
6 12 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.72%) SUSE
8 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.81%) Android
10 6 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.91%) zOS
12 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.60%) HPUX
13 2 (0.60%) CentOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.85%) ITIL
2 57 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 38 (11.48%) SOA
5 37 (11.18%) DevOps
6 36 (10.88%) Scrum
7 27 (8.16%) OO
8 25 (7.55%) Migration
8 25 (7.55%) Load Balancing
9 21 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (6.04%) Content Management
10 20 (6.04%) Project Management
11 19 (5.74%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (5.74%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.74%) Security Architecture
12 18 (5.44%) Revenue Management
12 18 (5.44%) Business Continuity
12 18 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.44%) BCP
13 17 (5.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.47%) Java
2 49 (14.80%) Bash Shell
3 45 (13.60%) Python
4 39 (11.78%) Jython
5 38 (11.48%) SQL
6 33 (9.97%) Perl
7 31 (9.37%) PHP
7 31 (9.37%) Shell Script
8 22 (6.65%) JavaScript
9 20 (6.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 18 (5.44%) C
11 13 (3.93%) Ruby
12 12 (3.63%) C#
13 10 (3.02%) Korn
14 6 (1.81%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.51%) C-shell
16 3 (0.91%) Groovy
16 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.91%) XPath
16 3 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.04%) SC Cleared
2 20 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.74%) Degree
4 15 (4.53%) CCNP
5 9 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.51%) CCNA
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.21%) RHCE
8 4 (1.21%) CISSP
8 4 (1.21%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.91%) CCSE
9 3 (0.91%) CCIE
10 2 (0.60%) CISM
10 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.44%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.23%) QA
3 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.21%) SLA
4 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.23%) ProxySG
4 13 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (3.02%) vSphere
6 7 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.11%) Xen
7 6 (1.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.21%) qmail
8 4 (1.21%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.91%) Nmap
9 3 (0.91%) Squid
9 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.60%) NFS
10 2 (0.60%) Postfix
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Snort
11 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.30%) RACF
11 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (16.31%) Puppet
2 19 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (3.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (3.02%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.51%) CA SiteMinder
6 5 (1.51%) DameWare
7 4 (1.21%) Nessus
7 4 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.21%) OpenView
8 3 (0.91%) Netcool
8 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.91%) Nagios
9 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (21.45%) Oracle
2 61 (18.43%) Cisco
3 45 (13.60%) IBM
3 45 (13.60%) Microsoft
4 43 (12.99%) Juniper
4 43 (12.99%) F5
5 40 (12.08%) VMware
6 29 (8.76%) CheckPoint
7 26 (7.85%) Blue Coat
8 19 (5.74%) HP
9 18 (5.44%) Red Hat
9 18 (5.44%) Citrix
10 17 (5.14%) Software AG
10 17 (5.14%) Remedy
11 14 (4.23%) Google
12 13 (3.93%) JBoss
12 13 (3.93%) Siebel
13 12 (3.63%) Websense
13 12 (3.63%) SaltStack
14 10 (3.02%) webMethods
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