The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 5.80% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Median daily rate £400 £356 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +12.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
216 276 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.86% 14.81% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (29.63%) Travis CI
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) Subversion
5 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) Fedora
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.93%) Nagios
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) GoCD
5 7 (25.93%) Riemann
5 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
5 7 (25.93%) Ansible
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Kibana
5 7 (25.93%) Graphite
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (14.81%) Apache
5 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (7.41%) JBoss
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (3.70%) IIS
7 1 (3.70%) Jetty
7 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
7 1 (3.70%) nginx
7 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
1 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) HTTP
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (7.41%) IPv4
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Travis CI
3 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.93%) GoCD
3 7 (25.93%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) JDBC
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) CentOS
2 7 (25.93%) Fedora
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
1 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
5 3 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Server Building
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) Jython
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Korn
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNP
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) CCENT
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISMP
3 1 (3.70%) CLAS
3 1 (3.70%) SANS
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Ganglia
2 7 (25.93%) Graphite
2 7 (25.93%) Kibana
2 7 (25.93%) Nagios
2 7 (25.93%) Riemann
3 4 (14.81%) SmoothWall
4 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) Control-M
5 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (3.70%) QRadar
5 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.81%) Clearswift
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Motorola
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Sun