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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 233 293 310
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +17
Contract jobs citing SSL 179 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 3.89% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 45
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£450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £604 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
2931 2671 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.22% 11.80% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1798 1777
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 136
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 55 £450 +5.88% 8
Docklands, London - 1 £510 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (47.68%) Linux
2 161 (43.87%) TCP/IP
3 144 (39.24%) HTTP
4 107 (29.16%) Windows
5 100 (27.25%) Java
6 90 (24.52%) Firewall
7 84 (22.89%) Configuration Management
8 83 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (22.62%) Puppet
9 82 (22.34%) Open Source
9 82 (22.34%) Python
9 82 (22.34%) Cisco
10 80 (21.80%) VPN
11 77 (20.98%) MySQL
12 76 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (19.35%) Finance
14 69 (18.80%) UNIX
14 69 (18.80%) DNS
15 67 (18.26%) Juniper
16 65 (17.71%) MongoDB
16 65 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
17 62 (16.89%) ITIL
18 61 (16.62%) Web Services
19 60 (16.35%) Microsoft
20 59 (16.08%) SQL
21 58 (15.80%) DevOps
22 53 (14.44%) VMware
23 52 (14.17%) Jenkins
24 50 (13.62%) WebSphere
25 49 (13.35%) LAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (13.62%) WebSphere
2 48 (13.08%) Apache
3 41 (11.17%) WebLogic
4 26 (7.08%) Tomcat
5 25 (6.81%) IIS
6 21 (5.72%) JBoss
7 13 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (2.72%) Confluence
9 10 (2.72%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.63%) nginx
12 5 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.36%) Lync
12 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.09%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Documaker
2 3 (0.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.82%) RMDS
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.54%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.36%) PaaS
3 24 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.36%) GitHub
4 5 (1.36%) SaaS
5 4 (1.09%) Heroku
5 4 (1.09%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.54%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Yammer
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (43.87%) TCP/IP
2 144 (39.24%) HTTP
3 90 (24.52%) Firewall
4 80 (21.80%) VPN
5 69 (18.80%) DNS
6 49 (13.35%) LAN
7 48 (13.08%) WAN
8 47 (12.81%) IPsec
9 42 (11.44%) Internet
10 38 (10.35%) Network Security
11 36 (9.81%) FTP
11 36 (9.81%) MPLS
12 35 (9.54%) DHCP
13 31 (8.45%) VLAN
14 26 (7.08%) SAN
14 26 (7.08%) LDAP
15 22 (5.99%) SMTP
16 20 (5.45%) NetScaler
16 20 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.98%) MySQL
2 65 (17.71%) MongoDB
3 41 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (9.54%) Relational Database
5 34 (9.26%) RDBMS
6 26 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 20 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (4.90%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.18%) Big Data
10 7 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.09%) SQLite
13 3 (0.82%) Redis
13 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (14.17%) Jenkins
2 44 (11.99%) Subversion
3 43 (11.72%) Git (software)
4 36 (9.81%) Maven
5 21 (5.72%) Hudson
6 19 (5.18%) Mercurial
7 17 (4.63%) JIRA
8 14 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 14 (3.81%) JUnit
8 14 (3.81%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.27%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.18%) Introscope
11 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.82%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.54%) MSI
15 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
15 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
15 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
15 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 71 (19.35%) Finance
2 19 (5.18%) Banking
3 16 (4.36%) Financial Institution
3 16 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.63%) Billing
6 3 (0.82%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.82%) Retail
6 3 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Local Government
7 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (11.44%) Developer
1 42 (11.44%) Consultant
2 30 (8.17%) Network Engineer
3 29 (7.90%) Administrator
3 29 (7.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (7.63%) Technical Consultant
5 23 (6.27%) Architect
6 21 (5.72%) Analyst
7 18 (4.90%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.81%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 14 (3.81%) ServiceNow Developer
9 14 (3.81%) Technical Developer
9 14 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (3.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 14 (3.81%) ITSM Consultant
9 14 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (3.81%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.27%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (3.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.62%) Web Services
2 36 (9.81%) HTML
2 36 (9.81%) XML
3 21 (5.72%) CSS
4 20 (5.45%) Middleware
5 19 (5.18%) J2EE
6 18 (4.90%) Ajax
7 17 (4.63%) SOAP
8 16 (4.36%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (4.09%) .NET
10 13 (3.54%) COM
11 10 (2.72%) EJB
12 9 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (2.45%) Worklight
13 8 (2.18%) JSON
14 7 (1.91%) JMS
14 7 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (1.91%) WebCenter
15 6 (1.63%) LAMP
15 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.34%) Open Source
2 24 (6.54%) Client/Server
3 20 (5.45%) PKI
4 16 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.81%) Clustering
5 14 (3.81%) CMDB
6 10 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.18%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.63%) DataPower
9 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.09%) User Experience
10 4 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.54%) IVR
11 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 175 (47.68%) Linux
2 107 (29.16%) Windows
3 69 (18.80%) UNIX
4 32 (8.72%) Solaris
5 21 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.27%) CentOS
9 11 (3.00%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.45%) AIX
11 6 (1.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.36%) SUSE
13 4 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.09%) Android
13 4 (1.09%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.89%) Configuration Management
2 83 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (16.89%) ITIL
5 58 (15.80%) DevOps
6 35 (9.54%) Load Balancing
7 25 (6.81%) Migration
8 24 (6.54%) SOA
8 24 (6.54%) TDD
8 24 (6.54%) Microservices
9 23 (6.27%) Service Management
10 20 (5.45%) Network Design
10 20 (5.45%) Project Management
11 18 (4.90%) OO
12 17 (4.63%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.36%) ITSM
14 15 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (3.81%) Analytics
15 14 (3.81%) ITIL V2
15 14 (3.81%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.25%) Java
2 82 (22.34%) Python
3 59 (16.08%) SQL
4 47 (12.81%) Ruby
5 42 (11.44%) PHP
6 26 (7.08%) Bash Shell
7 24 (6.54%) Perl
8 20 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.45%) C
9 19 (5.18%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.63%) Go
11 14 (3.81%) Scala
12 13 (3.54%) C#
13 12 (3.27%) Jython
14 6 (1.63%) Korn
15 5 (1.36%) C++
16 3 (0.82%) Lisp
16 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.82%) PHP5
16 3 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 34 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (8.17%) Degree
3 26 (7.08%) CCNP
4 14 (3.81%) CCNA
5 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.54%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.63%) CCIE
7 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (1.09%) CCSE
8 4 (1.09%) MCSE
8 4 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.09%) CISSP
9 3 (0.82%) CISM
9 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.82%) VCAP
10 2 (0.54%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.27%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.18%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.36%) QA
3 7 (1.91%) SLA
4 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.27%) vSphere
4 17 (4.63%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.36%) Varnish
6 14 (3.81%) ProxySG
7 10 (2.72%) XenApp
8 9 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.18%) XenServer
10 7 (1.91%) vCloud
11 6 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.09%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.09%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.09%) Firmware
12 4 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.09%) NFS
13 3 (0.82%) Samba
13 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 83 (22.62%) Puppet
2 65 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (8.45%) Salt
4 23 (6.27%) Ansible
5 16 (4.36%) yum
5 16 (4.36%) CA Single Sign-On
6 14 (3.81%) HP UCMDB
7 9 (2.45%) Nagios
8 7 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.91%) SCCM
9 6 (1.63%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.09%) Cobbler
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.09%) OPNET
11 3 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.82%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.82%) WSUS
11 3 (0.82%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.82%) collectd
Vendors
1 82 (22.34%) Cisco
2 67 (18.26%) Juniper
3 60 (16.35%) Microsoft
4 53 (14.44%) VMware
5 46 (12.53%) CheckPoint
6 40 (10.90%) Red Hat
7 34 (9.26%) Oracle
8 33 (8.99%) Citrix
9 31 (8.45%) IBM
10 30 (8.17%) F5
10 30 (8.17%) Blue Coat
11 29 (7.90%) HP
12 19 (5.18%) Dell
13 18 (4.90%) CA
14 15 (4.09%) Brocade
14 15 (4.09%) ServiceNow
15 13 (3.54%) CommVault
15 13 (3.54%) NetApp
16 12 (3.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 10 (2.72%) Rackspace
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