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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 296 234 284
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +50
Contract jobs citing SSL 115 181 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.86% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 6.45% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 107 73
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
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
2641 2807 2726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.39% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1715 1822 1723
Average daily rate £423 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 83 76
Average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 9 £500 +21.95% 10
Croydon -10 4 £306 -23.43%
Harrow - 1 £490 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (41.06%) TCP/IP
2 96 (36.50%) HTTP
2 96 (36.50%) Linux
2 96 (36.50%) Firewall
3 90 (34.22%) VPN
4 78 (29.66%) DNS
5 74 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (27.76%) Cisco
7 72 (27.38%) Web Services
8 68 (25.86%) Unix
9 65 (24.71%) Windows
10 60 (22.81%) Python
11 58 (22.05%) Perl
11 58 (22.05%) VMware
11 58 (22.05%) Internet
12 56 (21.29%) Java
13 55 (20.91%) Active Directory
14 54 (20.53%) Microsoft
14 54 (20.53%) LAN
15 53 (20.15%) Configuration Management
16 50 (19.01%) JavaScript
17 49 (18.63%) ITIL
18 47 (17.87%) Open Source
18 47 (17.87%) F5
19 46 (17.49%) Puppet
20 44 (16.73%) DHCP
21 43 (16.35%) Finance
22 41 (15.59%) Juniper
23 40 (15.21%) WAN
23 40 (15.21%) Jenkins

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (11.41%) WebSphere
2 28 (10.65%) Apache
3 24 (9.13%) Node.js
4 23 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 22 (8.37%) IIS
6 14 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.04%) Confluence
8 7 (2.66%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.66%) SAS
8 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.66%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.28%) WebSphere Process Server
10 5 (1.90%) nginx
10 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.14%) CMS
11 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Office
3 5 (1.90%) HipChat
3 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.90%) RMDS
3 4 (1.52%) Relativity
4 2 (0.76%) Documaker
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.38%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.66%) Office 365
4 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.14%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.76%) PaaS
6 2 (0.76%) SaaS
6 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.38%) Datadog
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 108 (41.06%) TCP/IP
2 96 (36.50%) Firewall
2 96 (36.50%) HTTP
3 90 (34.22%) VPN
4 78 (29.66%) DNS
5 58 (22.05%) Internet
6 54 (20.53%) LAN
7 44 (16.73%) DHCP
8 40 (15.21%) WAN
9 31 (11.79%) BGP
9 31 (11.79%) IPsec
9 31 (11.79%) OSPF
10 29 (11.03%) LDAP
10 29 (11.03%) MPLS
11 28 (10.65%) EIGRP
12 23 (8.75%) BIG-IP
13 22 (8.37%) VLAN
14 21 (7.98%) SAN
15 20 (7.60%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (7.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.93%) MongoDB
1 34 (12.93%) Relational Database
2 29 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (9.89%) MySQL
4 20 (7.60%) SQL Server
5 17 (6.46%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.70%) Redis
7 9 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.42%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.28%) DB2
8 6 (2.28%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.90%) Big Data
10 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.76%) QlikView
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (15.21%) Jenkins
2 37 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.37%) Subversion
4 16 (6.08%) JIRA
5 14 (5.32%) Maven
6 11 (4.18%) Hudson
7 9 (3.42%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.04%) IntelliJ
8 8 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.66%) Gradle
9 7 (2.66%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.90%) Ant
10 5 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.52%) Lombardi
12 2 (0.76%) Introscope
12 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 43 (16.35%) Finance
2 20 (7.60%) Banking
3 11 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.28%) Local Government
5 4 (1.52%) Law
6 3 (1.14%) Games
6 3 (1.14%) Legal
6 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (21.67%) Developer
2 39 (14.83%) Network Engineer
3 26 (9.89%) Analyst
4 25 (9.51%) Consultant
5 22 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.46%) Architect
7 16 (6.08%) Administrator
8 15 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (5.32%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.56%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 11 (4.18%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (4.18%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.80%) ITSM Consultant
13 10 (3.80%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.80%) ServiceNow Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.38%) Web Services
2 39 (14.83%) CSS
3 35 (13.31%) HTML
4 30 (11.41%) Ajax
5 29 (11.03%) XML
6 28 (10.65%) SOAP
7 27 (10.27%) REST
8 20 (7.60%) JSON
9 18 (6.84%) .NET
9 18 (6.84%) Middleware
10 15 (5.70%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.32%) 802.1X
11 14 (5.32%) Sensu
12 12 (4.56%) JMS
13 11 (4.18%) COM
13 11 (4.18%) LAMP
14 10 (3.80%) RESTful
15 9 (3.42%) J2EE
15 9 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (3.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.07%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.98%) PKI
3 11 (4.18%) Clustering
4 10 (3.80%) CMDB
4 10 (3.80%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.28%) DataPower
7 5 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.90%) Derivative
7 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.90%) W3C
8 4 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.52%) IVR
9 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.14%) iSeries
9 3 (1.14%) Tandem
9 3 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.50%) Linux
2 68 (25.86%) Unix
3 65 (24.71%) Windows
4 26 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 19 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.70%) Solaris
8 14 (5.32%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.56%) AIX
11 11 (4.18%) CentOS
12 6 (2.28%) SUSE
12 6 (2.28%) zOS
13 5 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.52%) Debian
14 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.14%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.15%) Configuration Management
3 49 (18.63%) ITIL
4 47 (17.87%) Open Source
5 35 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (13.31%) DevOps
6 30 (11.41%) Load Balancing
7 27 (10.27%) Change Management
8 24 (9.13%) High Availability
9 23 (8.75%) Web Operations
10 22 (8.37%) OO
10 22 (8.37%) Service Management
11 20 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (7.22%) Migration
13 18 (6.84%) Patch Management
14 17 (6.46%) Load Testing
15 16 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (5.32%) Investment Management
16 14 (5.32%) ITSM
16 14 (5.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.81%) Python
2 58 (22.05%) Perl
3 56 (21.29%) Java
4 50 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.45%) Bash Shell
6 31 (11.79%) SQL
7 29 (11.03%) PowerShell
8 28 (10.65%) Ruby
9 27 (10.27%) C++
10 24 (9.13%) Shell Script
11 18 (6.84%) C
12 13 (4.94%) C#
12 13 (4.94%) VBScript
13 12 (4.56%) PHP
14 10 (3.80%) Go
15 9 (3.42%) Korn
16 5 (1.90%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.52%) Jython
18 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (14.07%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (11.41%) CCNP
3 21 (7.98%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.84%) Degree
4 18 (6.84%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.08%) CCIE
6 8 (3.04%) CCNA
7 5 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 3 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.76%) CCSE
10 2 (0.76%) CISSP
10 2 (0.76%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.38%) GIAC
11 1 (0.38%) MCSE
11 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.14%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.76%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.38%) ISO22301
System Software
1 55 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.56%) Docker
5 11 (4.18%) Firmware
5 11 (4.18%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.18%) vSphere
6 10 (3.80%) BitLocker
6 10 (3.80%) XenApp
6 10 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.42%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.28%) NFS
9 5 (1.90%) oVirt
9 5 (1.90%) XenServer
10 4 (1.52%) iptables
10 4 (1.52%) Samba
10 4 (1.52%) vCloud
11 3 (1.14%) Postfix
11 3 (1.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (17.49%) Puppet
2 29 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (10.65%) Ansible
4 18 (6.84%) Salt
5 17 (6.46%) SCCM
6 12 (4.56%) logstash
7 11 (4.18%) Grafana
7 11 (4.18%) Kibana
7 11 (4.18%) Uchiwa
8 9 (3.42%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.28%) Nagios
9 6 (2.28%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.14%) Cacti
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.14%) systemd
10 3 (1.14%) yum
11 2 (0.76%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.76%) Control-M
11 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 73 (27.76%) Cisco
2 58 (22.05%) VMware
3 54 (20.53%) Microsoft
4 47 (17.87%) F5
5 41 (15.59%) Juniper
6 33 (12.55%) CheckPoint
6 33 (12.55%) Oracle
7 24 (9.13%) Citrix
8 20 (7.60%) IBM
9 14 (5.32%) Brocade
10 13 (4.94%) ServiceNow
11 12 (4.56%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.80%) Dell
13 8 (3.04%) Infoblox
14 7 (2.66%) CA
14 7 (2.66%) Google
14 7 (2.66%) Mitel
14 7 (2.66%) Rackspace
15 6 (2.28%) HP
15 6 (2.28%) Reuters
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