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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 230 271 272
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 176 125 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 4.75% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 56
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£425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £361
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £125.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.00%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +14 32 £410 -25.45% 15
Docklands, London - 3 £378 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 174 (47.54%) Linux
2 163 (44.54%) HTTP
3 153 (41.80%) TCP/IP
4 98 (26.78%) Firewall
5 93 (25.41%) Java
6 85 (23.22%) Windows
6 85 (23.22%) Puppet
7 79 (21.58%) VPN
8 78 (21.31%) Cisco
9 77 (21.04%) Configuration Management
10 75 (20.49%) Open Source
11 71 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (18.85%) DNS
12 69 (18.85%) Python
13 66 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (17.76%) Finance
15 64 (17.49%) ITIL
16 62 (16.94%) Oracle
17 59 (16.12%) Web Services
17 59 (16.12%) Microsoft
18 57 (15.57%) SQL
19 56 (15.30%) DevOps
20 55 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (14.75%) MySQL
21 54 (14.75%) WebLogic
21 54 (14.75%) XML
22 53 (14.48%) Bash Shell
23 51 (13.93%) UNIX
23 51 (13.93%) Apache
23 51 (13.93%) Juniper

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 51 (13.93%) Apache
3 43 (11.75%) Tomcat
3 43 (11.75%) WebSphere
4 38 (10.38%) IIS
5 27 (7.38%) JBoss
6 25 (6.83%) SharePoint
7 24 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (5.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 20 (5.46%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (4.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 15 (4.10%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (2.73%) MS Exchange
12 10 (2.73%) ArcGIS
12 10 (2.73%) Lync
12 10 (2.73%) Node.js
13 8 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.73%) MS Project
4 7 (1.91%) MS Office
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.92%) Documaker
2 14 (3.83%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.91%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.82%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.55%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.46%) PaaS
4 6 (1.64%) GitHub
5 4 (1.09%) Heroku
5 4 (1.09%) Engine Yard
6 3 (0.82%) Office 365
7 2 (0.55%) IaaS
7 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (44.54%) HTTP
2 153 (41.80%) TCP/IP
3 98 (26.78%) Firewall
4 79 (21.58%) VPN
5 69 (18.85%) DNS
6 40 (10.93%) Internet
6 40 (10.93%) IPsec
7 36 (9.84%) FTP
8 35 (9.56%) LDAP
9 31 (8.47%) HTTPS
10 30 (8.20%) Network Security
10 30 (8.20%) DHCP
11 27 (7.38%) WAN
12 25 (6.83%) Reverse Proxy
13 24 (6.56%) BGP
14 21 (5.74%) OSPF
14 21 (5.74%) LAN
15 20 (5.46%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (5.46%) MPLS
15 20 (5.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.75%) MySQL
2 42 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 37 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 29 (7.92%) RDBMS
6 25 (6.83%) SQL Server
6 25 (6.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (6.01%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 18 (4.92%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (2.73%) Redis
12 6 (1.64%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.09%) DB2
13 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.82%) Crystal Enterprise
14 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (11.20%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.92%) JIRA
3 24 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.74%) Subversion
5 16 (4.37%) Maven
6 10 (2.73%) JUnit
7 9 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.46%) Introscope
7 9 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.37%) Hudson
9 5 (1.37%) MSI
10 4 (1.09%) Selenium
10 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.55%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.55%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 65 (17.76%) Finance
2 27 (7.38%) Banking
3 24 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.46%) Billing
5 18 (4.92%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.19%) Retail
8 5 (1.37%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 3 (0.82%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (15.30%) Developer
2 51 (13.93%) Consultant
3 39 (10.66%) Network Engineer
4 30 (8.20%) Security Engineer
5 25 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (6.28%) Administrator
7 20 (5.46%) Technical Consultant
7 20 (5.46%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (4.64%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.10%) Analyst
11 14 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.28%) ITSM Consultant
12 12 (3.28%) Senior Security Engineer
12 12 (3.28%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 12 (3.28%) Technical Developer
12 12 (3.28%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 12 (3.28%) ServiceNow Developer
13 10 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.12%) Web Services
2 54 (14.75%) XML
3 44 (12.02%) JMS
4 43 (11.75%) Middleware
5 39 (10.66%) HTML
6 37 (10.11%) .NET
7 32 (8.74%) SOAP
8 24 (6.56%) CSS
9 22 (6.01%) Oracle Fusion
10 21 (5.74%) REST
11 19 (5.19%) JDBC
12 18 (4.92%) WebCenter
13 15 (4.10%) Ajax
14 14 (3.83%) WSDL
14 14 (3.83%) ASP.NET
15 12 (3.28%) J2EE
16 11 (3.01%) COM
17 10 (2.73%) Google Maps API
17 10 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
17 10 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.49%) Open Source
2 55 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.92%) PKI
4 16 (4.37%) Clustering
5 12 (3.28%) CMDB
5 12 (3.28%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.01%) DataPower
6 11 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.91%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.91%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.09%) GIS
9 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.09%) User Experience
10 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.55%) Online Games
11 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 174 (47.54%) Linux
2 85 (23.22%) Windows
3 51 (13.93%) UNIX
4 33 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (4.37%) AIX
9 13 (3.55%) CentOS
9 13 (3.55%) Ubuntu
10 12 (3.28%) Solaris
11 10 (2.73%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.19%) SUSE
13 7 (1.91%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.09%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.82%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.55%) Android
16 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.04%) Configuration Management
2 71 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (17.49%) ITIL
5 56 (15.30%) DevOps
6 36 (9.84%) SOA
6 36 (9.84%) Load Balancing
7 29 (7.92%) Project Management
8 25 (6.83%) OO
9 22 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 20 (5.46%) Software Engineering
11 20 (5.46%) Scrum
11 20 (5.46%) Revenue Management
12 19 (5.19%) ITIL V2
13 16 (4.37%) Change Management
13 16 (4.37%) Service Management
13 16 (4.37%) Network Design
14 15 (4.10%) Content Management
14 15 (4.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.41%) Java
2 69 (18.85%) Python
3 57 (15.57%) SQL
4 53 (14.48%) Bash Shell
5 37 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 36 (9.84%) Jython
7 35 (9.56%) Ruby
8 33 (9.02%) PHP
9 30 (8.20%) Shell Script
10 24 (6.56%) Perl
11 23 (6.28%) C#
12 18 (4.92%) C
13 16 (4.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 11 (3.01%) Korn
15 7 (1.91%) C-shell
16 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.09%) VBScript
17 4 (1.09%) VB
17 4 (1.09%) C++
17 4 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (10.93%) Degree
2 31 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (7.65%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.28%) CCNP
5 21 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.73%) CCNA
7 10 (2.73%) CCIE
8 8 (2.19%) CCSE
9 7 (1.91%) MCSE
9 7 (1.91%) CISSP
9 7 (1.91%) CCSA
10 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.37%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.09%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.09%) CISM
11 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.83%) QA
3 9 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.83%) ProxySG
3 16 (4.37%) vSphere
4 15 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.91%) XenApp
7 7 (1.91%) NFS
8 6 (1.64%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.64%) Xen
9 5 (1.37%) Varnish
9 5 (1.37%) XenServer
9 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.09%) Nmap
10 4 (1.09%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.82%) Firmware
11 3 (0.82%) Samba
12 2 (0.55%) vCloud
12 2 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 85 (23.22%) Puppet
2 45 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.37%) Ansible
4 15 (4.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (4.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (3.28%) HP UCMDB
6 11 (3.01%) Nagios
7 9 (2.46%) CA SiteMinder
8 8 (2.19%) Nessus
8 8 (2.19%) Salt
9 7 (1.91%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.37%) yum
10 5 (1.37%) SCCM
11 4 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.09%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.09%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.82%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 78 (21.31%) Cisco
2 62 (16.94%) Oracle
3 59 (16.12%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.93%) Juniper
5 47 (12.84%) Red Hat
5 47 (12.84%) VMware
6 41 (11.20%) CheckPoint
7 38 (10.38%) HP
8 34 (9.29%) IBM
9 33 (9.02%) F5
10 31 (8.47%) Blue Coat
11 19 (5.19%) Remedy
11 19 (5.19%) Citrix
12 17 (4.64%) ServiceNow
13 14 (3.83%) Google
14 13 (3.55%) Sourcefire
15 12 (3.28%) Software AG
16 11 (3.01%) SaltStack
16 11 (3.01%) CA
16 11 (3.01%) Dell
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