The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 86 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 5.63% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
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£325 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 160 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.94% 14.13% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 102
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Manchester region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Manchester region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
4 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Support
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (14.29%) HIPAA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) StorageTek
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Imperva
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy