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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 241 284 228
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -56
Contract jobs citing SSL 216 154 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 5.33% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 108 125
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +46.00%
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
3278 2890 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 1907 2051
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +31 42 £475 +11.11% 10
Westminster - 11 £550 -
Croydon -10 6 £384 -6.96% 1
Harrow - 5 £385 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 253 (66.23%) Linux
2 137 (35.86%) HTTP
3 118 (30.89%) DevOps
4 117 (30.63%) DNS
5 113 (29.58%) TCP/IP
6 111 (29.06%) Firewall
7 109 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (27.49%) Python
9 99 (25.92%) Apache
10 98 (25.65%) Unix
11 97 (25.39%) Puppet
12 92 (24.08%) Java
13 82 (21.47%) Perl
14 80 (20.94%) Configuration Management
15 76 (19.90%) VMware
15 76 (19.90%) Cisco
16 75 (19.63%) ITIL
16 75 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
17 67 (17.54%) Windows
18 66 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
19 64 (16.75%) VPN
19 64 (16.75%) Jenkins
20 62 (16.23%) IBM
20 62 (16.23%) WebSphere
20 62 (16.23%) Load Balancing
21 61 (15.97%) Oracle
22 60 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
23 57 (14.92%) MySQL
24 56 (14.66%) Ruby
25 55 (14.40%) Middleware

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 99 (25.92%) Apache
2 62 (16.23%) WebSphere
3 36 (9.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (8.38%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.76%) OpenStack
6 21 (5.50%) IIS
6 21 (5.50%) nginx
7 20 (5.24%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (3.14%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.62%) JBoss
10 9 (2.36%) Confluence
11 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (2.09%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.83%) MQSI
13 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
14 4 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.57%) MS Office
2 6 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.05%) HipChat
4 2 (0.52%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) RMDS
2 2 (0.52%) Documaker
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.26%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 75 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.38%) GitHub
3 23 (6.02%) PaaS
4 22 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (5.50%) IaaS
6 16 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.31%) SaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.52%) Office 365
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.26%) Heroku
11 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 137 (35.86%) HTTP
2 117 (30.63%) DNS
3 113 (29.58%) TCP/IP
4 111 (29.06%) Firewall
5 64 (16.75%) VPN
6 45 (11.78%) IPsec
7 38 (9.95%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (9.69%) Network Security
9 33 (8.64%) Internet
10 30 (7.85%) WAN
11 28 (7.33%) BGP
11 28 (7.33%) LAN
12 27 (7.07%) DHCP
12 27 (7.07%) Wireless
13 25 (6.54%) OSPF
14 22 (5.76%) LDAP
15 21 (5.50%) SSH
16 19 (4.97%) FTP
16 19 (4.97%) Kerberos
17 18 (4.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
2 57 (14.92%) MySQL
3 49 (12.83%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.81%) Redis
5 25 (6.54%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.14%) DB2
8 11 (2.88%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (16.75%) Jenkins
2 52 (13.61%) Git (software)
3 34 (8.90%) Vagrant
4 28 (7.33%) Subversion
5 17 (4.45%) Introscope
6 15 (3.93%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.14%) JIRA
8 9 (2.36%) Bundler
8 9 (2.36%) ClearCase
9 8 (2.09%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.09%) Travis CI
10 7 (1.83%) XMLSpy
11 4 (1.05%) Maven
12 3 (0.79%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.52%) Hudson
14 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.26%) QUnit
14 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (14.14%) Finance
2 22 (5.76%) Retail
3 17 (4.45%) Banking
4 12 (3.14%) Legal
5 10 (2.62%) Publishing
6 6 (1.57%) French Language
6 6 (1.57%) German Language
6 6 (1.57%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.57%) Turkish Language
7 5 (1.31%) Law
8 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.79%) Front Office
9 3 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (21.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (11.26%) Developer
3 37 (9.69%) Administrator
4 30 (7.85%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (7.85%) Network Engineer
5 27 (7.07%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (6.28%) Consultant
8 19 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (4.71%) WebSphere Administrator
10 15 (3.93%) Analyst
11 14 (3.66%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 13 (3.40%) Senior DevOps
12 13 (3.40%) Web Engineer
13 12 (3.14%) Architect
14 11 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
15 10 (2.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 9 (2.36%) Systems Engineer
16 9 (2.36%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.40%) Middleware
2 39 (10.21%) Node.js
2 39 (10.21%) Web Services
3 32 (8.38%) XML
4 30 (7.85%) LAMP
5 26 (6.81%) SOAP
6 25 (6.54%) REST
7 20 (5.24%) LEMP Stack
7 20 (5.24%) XSLT
8 15 (3.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (3.66%) JSON
9 14 (3.66%) WSDL
9 14 (3.66%) XSD
10 13 (3.40%) HTML
10 13 (3.40%) LAPP Stack
10 13 (3.40%) SAML
11 12 (3.14%) Sensu
12 11 (2.88%) libvirt
13 10 (2.62%) CSS
13 10 (2.62%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.95%) Data Centre
1 38 (9.95%) DataPower
2 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.50%) PKI
5 20 (5.24%) Clustering
6 13 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.36%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.31%) Fintech
11 4 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.05%) Derivative
11 4 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.05%) User Experience
11 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 253 (66.23%) Linux
2 98 (25.65%) Unix
3 67 (17.54%) Windows
4 45 (11.78%) AIX
5 34 (8.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 28 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (7.07%) SUSE
8 26 (6.81%) Oracle Linux
9 20 (5.24%) Windows Server
10 19 (4.97%) Ubuntu
11 14 (3.66%) CoreOS
11 14 (3.66%) RancherOS
12 10 (2.62%) CentOS
12 10 (2.62%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.89%) DevOps
2 109 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.94%) Configuration Management
4 75 (19.63%) ITIL
5 62 (16.23%) Load Balancing
6 53 (13.87%) Open Source
7 40 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (9.42%) Change Management
9 35 (9.16%) E-Commerce
10 32 (8.38%) High Availability
11 30 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (6.02%) SDLC
14 22 (5.76%) SOA
15 20 (5.24%) Information Security
16 19 (4.97%) Service Management
17 18 (4.71%) Migration
18 17 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
19 16 (4.19%) Data Protection
19 16 (4.19%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 105 (27.49%) Python
2 92 (24.08%) Java
3 82 (21.47%) Perl
4 56 (14.66%) Ruby
5 48 (12.57%) Bash Shell
6 44 (11.52%) Shell Script
7 40 (10.47%) Go
7 40 (10.47%) SQL
8 26 (6.81%) PowerShell
9 24 (6.28%) JavaScript
10 21 (5.50%) Jython
11 18 (4.71%) Scala
12 17 (4.45%) PHP
13 15 (3.93%) C
14 13 (3.40%) C++
14 13 (3.40%) Korn
15 10 (2.62%) VB
16 9 (2.36%) C#
17 7 (1.83%) XPath
18 3 (0.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.21%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.64%) Degree
4 20 (5.24%) CISSP
5 19 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.93%) CCNP
7 11 (2.88%) CISM
8 10 (2.62%) CCNA
8 10 (2.62%) CISA
9 9 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.05%) CCIE
10 4 (1.05%) CCSA
10 4 (1.05%) CCSE
10 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.79%) CEH
11 3 (0.79%) CISMP
11 3 (0.79%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.19%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.31%) QA
3 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (12.83%) Docker
2 42 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (10.21%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.66%) etcd
5 14 (3.66%) flannel
6 12 (3.14%) KVM
7 11 (2.88%) Xen
8 10 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.62%) vSphere
9 9 (2.36%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.83%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.57%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.31%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.31%) NFS
12 5 (1.31%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.05%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 97 (25.39%) Puppet
2 60 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (12.57%) Ansible
4 19 (4.97%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.19%) Salt
6 14 (3.66%) Consul
6 14 (3.66%) Graphite
6 14 (3.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (3.66%) Marathon
6 14 (3.66%) Mesos
6 14 (3.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (3.66%) Rancher
7 12 (3.14%) Ganglia
7 12 (3.14%) StatsD
8 10 (2.62%) Grafana
9 8 (2.09%) Kibana
9 8 (2.09%) logstash
9 8 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (1.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (19.90%) Cisco
1 76 (19.90%) VMware
2 62 (16.23%) IBM
3 61 (15.97%) Oracle
4 37 (9.69%) Microsoft
5 36 (9.42%) CheckPoint
6 27 (7.07%) Red Hat
7 24 (6.28%) F5
7 24 (6.28%) HP
8 23 (6.02%) Juniper
9 17 (4.45%) EMC
10 16 (4.19%) ATG
10 16 (4.19%) Palo Alto
10 16 (4.19%) webMethods
11 15 (3.93%) AppDynamics
12 14 (3.66%) Software AG
13 12 (3.14%) Citrix
13 12 (3.14%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (3.14%) Rackspace
14 9 (2.36%) Blue Coat
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