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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 288 276 277
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 151 151 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 5.34% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 85
Median daily rate £450 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +41.81%
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
2780 2828 3135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.51% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1910 2135
Median daily rate £438 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +14 34 £425 -17.07% 5
Croydon - 6 £468 -
Westminster - 3 £575 -
Harrow - 1 £385 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 220 (61.80%) Linux
2 123 (34.55%) HTTP
3 107 (30.06%) TCP/IP
4 106 (29.78%) Firewall
5 103 (28.93%) DNS
6 99 (27.81%) DevOps
7 95 (26.69%) Java
8 94 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (23.88%) Cisco
10 81 (22.75%) Python
10 81 (22.75%) Puppet
11 78 (21.91%) Unix
12 77 (21.63%) Apache
13 73 (20.51%) VPN
14 72 (20.22%) VMware
15 71 (19.94%) Configuration Management
16 69 (19.38%) Windows
17 67 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
18 65 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
19 63 (17.70%) Jenkins
20 57 (16.01%) Oracle
21 56 (15.73%) Perl
22 55 (15.45%) Ruby
23 54 (15.17%) Finance
24 53 (14.89%) Load Balancing
24 53 (14.89%) Git (software)
25 51 (14.33%) Open Source
25 51 (14.33%) IPsec
26 47 (13.20%) MySQL
27 46 (12.92%) ITIL

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 77 (21.63%) Apache
2 38 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 34 (9.55%) Tomcat
4 31 (8.71%) IIS
5 26 (7.30%) nginx
6 22 (6.18%) OpenStack
7 14 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.53%) JBoss
10 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.97%) Confluence
11 7 (1.97%) MQSI
12 6 (1.69%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
16 2 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.28%) HipChat
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Documaker
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 67 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.87%) GitHub
4 20 (5.62%) PaaS
5 14 (3.93%) IaaS
6 7 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.40%) SaaS
9 4 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.84%) Route 53
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.56%) Office 365
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 123 (34.55%) HTTP
2 107 (30.06%) TCP/IP
3 106 (29.78%) Firewall
4 103 (28.93%) DNS
5 73 (20.51%) VPN
6 51 (14.33%) IPsec
7 43 (12.08%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (10.96%) BGP
9 38 (10.67%) Internet
10 36 (10.11%) WAN
11 35 (9.83%) OSPF
12 34 (9.55%) Network Security
13 33 (9.27%) LAN
14 28 (7.87%) DHCP
14 28 (7.87%) Wireless
15 26 (7.30%) SSH
16 22 (6.18%) LDAP
17 21 (5.90%) HSRP
18 19 (5.34%) Kerberos
19 18 (5.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (13.20%) MySQL
3 44 (12.36%) MongoDB
4 33 (9.27%) SQL Server
5 29 (8.15%) Oracle Database
6 23 (6.46%) Redis
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.97%) DB2
9 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.84%) Ingres
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (17.70%) Jenkins
2 53 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.39%) Vagrant
4 29 (8.15%) Subversion
5 13 (3.65%) Bitbucket
6 9 (2.53%) Bundler
6 9 (2.53%) ClearCase
6 9 (2.53%) JIRA
6 9 (2.53%) Maven
7 8 (2.25%) Bower
7 8 (2.25%) Grunt
7 8 (2.25%) gulp
7 8 (2.25%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.25%) Selenium
8 7 (1.97%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.97%) JSHint
8 7 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.97%) Protractor
8 7 (1.97%) QUnit
8 7 (1.97%) webpack
General
1 54 (15.17%) Finance
2 17 (4.78%) Banking
2 17 (4.78%) Retail
3 11 (3.09%) Legal
4 7 (1.97%) Publishing
5 6 (1.69%) French Language
5 6 (1.69%) German Language
5 6 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 6 (1.69%) Turkish Language
6 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.40%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (20.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (12.64%) Developer
3 33 (9.27%) Network Engineer
4 27 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (6.74%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (5.90%) Consultant
7 19 (5.34%) Security Engineer
8 18 (5.06%) Analyst
9 17 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.49%) Administrator
10 16 (4.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 14 (3.93%) Web Engineer
12 13 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
12 13 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.37%) Support Engineer
14 11 (3.09%) Architect
14 11 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 10 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
15 10 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.52%) Web Services
2 33 (9.27%) XML
3 32 (8.99%) Middleware
4 30 (8.43%) Node.js
4 30 (8.43%) REST
5 29 (8.15%) SOAP
6 21 (5.90%) XSLT
7 19 (5.34%) JSON
7 19 (5.34%) LAMP
8 18 (5.06%) LEMP Stack
9 17 (4.78%) HTML
10 16 (4.49%) IBM Integration Bus
11 15 (4.21%) CSS
11 15 (4.21%) WSDL
12 14 (3.93%) ELK Stack
12 14 (3.93%) XSD
13 13 (3.65%) SAML
14 12 (3.37%) .NET
15 11 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (2.81%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.46%) DataPower
4 22 (6.18%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.62%) PKI
6 18 (5.06%) Clustering
7 12 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.09%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.25%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.97%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.40%) Fintech
11 5 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 220 (61.80%) Linux
2 78 (21.91%) Unix
3 69 (19.38%) Windows
4 32 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (8.15%) AIX
6 21 (5.90%) SUSE
7 20 (5.62%) Ubuntu
8 18 (5.06%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (5.06%) Windows Server
9 15 (4.21%) CoreOS
9 15 (4.21%) RancherOS
10 12 (3.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.25%) CentOS
13 7 (1.97%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.97%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.40%) Solaris
14 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.81%) DevOps
2 94 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (19.94%) Configuration Management
4 53 (14.89%) Load Balancing
5 51 (14.33%) Open Source
6 46 (12.92%) ITIL
7 39 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (10.67%) High Availability
9 33 (9.27%) Change Management
10 28 (7.87%) SDLC
11 26 (7.30%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.18%) Service Management
12 22 (6.18%) SOA
13 19 (5.34%) Migration
14 18 (5.06%) Network Architecture
15 17 (4.78%) Information Security
15 17 (4.78%) Security Hardening
15 17 (4.78%) Unit Testing
16 15 (4.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.69%) Java
2 81 (22.75%) Python
3 56 (15.73%) Perl
4 55 (15.45%) Ruby
5 37 (10.39%) Go
6 34 (9.55%) SQL
7 30 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 29 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.74%) Shell Script
10 23 (6.46%) JavaScript
11 22 (6.18%) PHP
12 19 (5.34%) C
13 15 (4.21%) C++
14 13 (3.65%) Scala
15 12 (3.37%) Korn
16 10 (2.81%) VB
17 8 (2.25%) Jython
18 7 (1.97%) XPath
19 6 (1.69%) C#
20 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 46 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.11%) Degree
4 22 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.90%) CISSP
6 13 (3.65%) CCNP
7 11 (3.09%) CISM
8 10 (2.81%) CISA
9 8 (2.25%) CCIE
9 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.69%) CCNA
11 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.12%) CCSE
12 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.84%) CCSA
13 3 (0.84%) CCSP
14 2 (0.56%) GIAC
14 2 (0.56%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.56%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (12.64%) Docker
2 42 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.21%) etcd
5 15 (4.21%) flannel
6 10 (2.81%) NFS
7 9 (2.53%) VirtualBox
8 8 (2.25%) ProxySG
8 8 (2.25%) vSphere
9 7 (1.97%) KVM
9 7 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.97%) Xen
10 5 (1.40%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.40%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.40%) vCloud
11 4 (1.12%) Samba
11 4 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 81 (22.75%) Puppet
2 44 (12.36%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (11.52%) Ansible
4 20 (5.62%) Kubernetes
4 20 (5.62%) Salt
5 15 (4.21%) Consul
5 15 (4.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (4.21%) Marathon
5 15 (4.21%) Mesos
5 15 (4.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (4.21%) Rancher
6 14 (3.93%) Kibana
6 14 (3.93%) logstash
7 12 (3.37%) Grafana
8 11 (3.09%) Graphite
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (2.25%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.97%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (23.88%) Cisco
2 72 (20.22%) VMware
3 57 (16.01%) Oracle
4 43 (12.08%) Microsoft
5 39 (10.96%) CheckPoint
5 39 (10.96%) IBM
6 34 (9.55%) Juniper
7 26 (7.30%) Red Hat
8 25 (7.02%) HP
8 25 (7.02%) Palo Alto
9 19 (5.34%) F5
10 15 (4.21%) EMC
10 15 (4.21%) Rackspace
11 12 (3.37%) Zend
12 11 (3.09%) Citrix
12 11 (3.09%) Cyber-Ark
13 9 (2.53%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.53%) Sourcefire
14 8 (2.25%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.25%) Symantec
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