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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 236 247 303
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +56
Contract jobs citing SSL 188 167 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 5.94% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 77
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£425 £434 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £555 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
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
3050 2812 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.10% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1808 1803
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SSL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 +2 52 £440 +6.66% 9
Hammersmith - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London - 1 £510 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 177 (47.58%) Linux
2 154 (41.40%) TCP/IP
3 138 (37.10%) HTTP
4 116 (31.18%) Windows
5 109 (29.30%) Java
6 102 (27.42%) Firewall
7 92 (24.73%) UNIX
8 87 (23.39%) Cisco
9 81 (21.77%) VPN
10 78 (20.97%) DNS
11 75 (20.16%) Finance
12 73 (19.62%) Configuration Management
13 72 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (19.09%) Open Source
14 71 (19.09%) Python
15 70 (18.82%) Juniper
15 70 (18.82%) Puppet
16 65 (17.47%) ITIL
17 64 (17.20%) MySQL
18 62 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
19 61 (16.40%) LAN
20 60 (16.13%) WAN
20 60 (16.13%) WebSphere
21 58 (15.59%) SQL
21 58 (15.59%) CheckPoint
22 57 (15.32%) Microsoft
22 57 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
23 55 (14.78%) MongoDB
24 54 (14.52%) DevOps
24 54 (14.52%) Web Services

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 60 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 52 (13.98%) Apache
3 41 (11.02%) WebLogic
4 32 (8.60%) IIS
4 32 (8.60%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.18%) JBoss
6 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.69%) Confluence
8 7 (1.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.34%) Lync
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Documaker
2 3 (0.81%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.81%) RMDS
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.53%) PaaS
3 26 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.88%) SaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.81%) Heroku
5 3 (0.81%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.54%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.54%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.27%) Yammer
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (41.40%) TCP/IP
2 138 (37.10%) HTTP
3 102 (27.42%) Firewall
4 81 (21.77%) VPN
5 78 (20.97%) DNS
6 61 (16.40%) LAN
7 60 (16.13%) WAN
8 54 (14.52%) IPsec
9 49 (13.17%) Internet
10 42 (11.29%) MPLS
11 39 (10.48%) Network Security
12 38 (10.22%) FTP
13 37 (9.95%) VLAN
14 36 (9.68%) DHCP
15 28 (7.53%) SMTP
15 28 (7.53%) SAN
16 25 (6.72%) LDAP
17 23 (6.18%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (5.38%) OSPF
19 19 (5.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.20%) MySQL
2 55 (14.78%) MongoDB
3 36 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 34 (9.14%) RDBMS
5 32 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (7.26%) Oracle Database
7 25 (6.72%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (4.84%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.15%) Big Data
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.08%) SQLite
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.81%) Redis
14 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 1 (0.27%) DataStax
15 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.27%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 48 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 40 (10.75%) Subversion
3 36 (9.68%) Maven
4 34 (9.14%) Git (software)
5 22 (5.91%) Hudson
6 19 (5.11%) Mercurial
7 18 (4.84%) JIRA
8 14 (3.76%) JUnit
8 14 (3.76%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.76%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.23%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.88%) Introscope
11 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.08%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 75 (20.16%) Finance
2 21 (5.65%) Banking
3 15 (4.03%) Financial Institution
3 15 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.88%) Legal
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Billing
7 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.81%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (10.48%) Developer
2 37 (9.95%) Consultant
2 37 (9.95%) Administrator
3 29 (7.80%) Network Engineer
3 29 (7.80%) Analyst
4 28 (7.53%) Architect
5 27 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (6.72%) Technical Consultant
7 19 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.30%) Service Analyst
9 15 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (3.76%) Technical Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (3.23%) ITSM Consultant
12 12 (3.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 12 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.52%) Web Services
2 35 (9.41%) XML
2 35 (9.41%) HTML
3 24 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (5.91%) Middleware
4 22 (5.91%) J2EE
5 19 (5.11%) CSS
6 18 (4.84%) .NET
7 17 (4.57%) Ajax
8 16 (4.30%) SOAP
9 11 (2.96%) COM
10 10 (2.69%) EJB
10 10 (2.69%) JMS
10 10 (2.69%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (2.15%) Worklight
12 8 (2.15%) JSON
13 7 (1.88%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.88%) JDBC
13 7 (1.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.26%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.18%) PKI
4 21 (5.65%) Clustering
5 16 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.23%) CMDB
7 9 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.88%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.34%) DataPower
10 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.08%) User Experience
11 4 (1.08%) iSeries
12 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.54%) iPad
12 2 (0.54%) IVR
12 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 177 (47.58%) Linux
2 116 (31.18%) Windows
3 92 (24.73%) UNIX
4 43 (11.56%) Solaris
5 26 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.76%) AIX
9 12 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.88%) CentOS
12 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.34%) Android
13 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.08%) zOS
14 4 (1.08%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.81%) HPUX
15 3 (0.81%) i5/OS
15 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.62%) Configuration Management
2 72 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (19.09%) Open Source
4 65 (17.47%) ITIL
5 62 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (14.52%) DevOps
7 40 (10.75%) Load Balancing
8 26 (6.99%) Migration
9 25 (6.72%) Service Management
9 25 (6.72%) TDD
10 24 (6.45%) Microservices
11 23 (6.18%) SOA
12 22 (5.91%) Project Management
13 18 (4.84%) Time Management
13 18 (4.84%) Analytics
14 17 (4.57%) Service Delivery
15 16 (4.30%) OO
15 16 (4.30%) ITSM
15 16 (4.30%) SDLC
16 15 (4.03%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 109 (29.30%) Java
2 71 (19.09%) Python
3 58 (15.59%) SQL
4 35 (9.41%) PHP
4 35 (9.41%) Ruby
5 31 (8.33%) Perl
6 24 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.38%) C
7 20 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.11%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.84%) Go
10 17 (4.57%) C#
11 14 (3.76%) Scala
12 11 (2.96%) Jython
13 6 (1.61%) Korn
14 5 (1.34%) C++
15 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.81%) PHP5
16 3 (0.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (0.81%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 38 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (8.33%) CCNP
3 27 (7.26%) Degree
4 13 (3.49%) CCNA
5 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (1.34%) CCIE
7 5 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.34%) CCSE
8 4 (1.08%) VCAP
9 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) MCSE
10 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.54%) CCSA
10 2 (0.54%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 17 (4.57%) QA
3 7 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.88%) SLA
4 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.53%) vSphere
3 26 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.30%) Varnish
6 11 (2.96%) ProxySG
7 10 (2.69%) XenApp
8 9 (2.42%) vCloud
9 8 (2.15%) XenServer
10 7 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.61%) NFS
12 4 (1.08%) Firmware
12 4 (1.08%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.81%) KVM
13 3 (0.81%) RHEV
14 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.54%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 70 (18.82%) Puppet
2 57 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.99%) Salt
4 24 (6.45%) Ansible
5 19 (5.11%) yum
6 16 (4.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 12 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (1.88%) NetCrunch
9 6 (1.61%) SCCM
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.34%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.34%) Nagios
11 4 (1.08%) OPNET
11 4 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.81%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.81%) collectd
12 3 (0.81%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 87 (23.39%) Cisco
2 70 (18.82%) Juniper
3 58 (15.59%) CheckPoint
4 57 (15.32%) Microsoft
5 49 (13.17%) VMware
6 44 (11.83%) Oracle
7 41 (11.02%) IBM
7 41 (11.02%) Red Hat
8 40 (10.75%) F5
9 37 (9.95%) Blue Coat
10 33 (8.87%) Citrix
11 25 (6.72%) Dell
12 24 (6.45%) HP
13 18 (4.84%) NetApp
14 16 (4.30%) CA
15 15 (4.03%) Brocade
16 14 (3.76%) CommVault
17 13 (3.49%) ServiceNow
18 10 (2.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 10 (2.69%) Avaya
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