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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 70 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing SSL 23 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 5.45% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 10
Median daily rate £400 £363 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
209 257 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 14.20% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 136 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 February 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (47.06%) Puppet
2 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
4 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (38.24%) DevOps
5 13 (38.24%) Travis CI
6 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (35.29%) Unix
7 11 (32.35%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) HTTP
7 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) IBM
9 9 (26.47%) FTP
9 9 (26.47%) J2EE
9 9 (26.47%) Ruby
9 9 (26.47%) Nagios
9 9 (26.47%) Ansible
9 9 (26.47%) Kibana
9 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (26.47%) Graphite
10 8 (23.53%) GoCD
10 8 (23.53%) Ganglia
10 8 (23.53%) CentOS

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 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
2 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 7 (20.59%) Apache
4 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 5 (14.71%) Jetty
4 5 (14.71%) Mongrel
4 5 (14.71%) nginx
4 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (14.71%) Google App Engine
2 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
2 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) HTTP
4 9 (26.47%) FTP
5 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) Firewall
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) DHCP
8 5 (14.71%) IPsec
9 4 (11.76%) WAN
10 3 (8.82%) Network Security
10 3 (8.82%) SSH
10 3 (8.82%) VoIP
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.88%) IPv4
11 2 (5.88%) SAN
11 2 (5.88%) Wireless
12 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.94%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) Travis CI
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (23.53%) GoCD
4 8 (23.53%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
5 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Product Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 6 (17.65%) JDBC
2 6 (17.65%) JMS
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) Servlets
4 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
4 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (11.76%) ODBC
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Unix
4 8 (23.53%) CentOS
4 8 (23.53%) Fedora
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) VMS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
1 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
4 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) Jython
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SANS
2 3 (8.82%) SSCP
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Xen
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) OpenSSH
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Puppet
2 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (26.47%) Ansible
3 9 (26.47%) Graphite
3 9 (26.47%) Kibana
3 9 (26.47%) Nagios
4 8 (23.53%) Ganglia
4 8 (23.53%) Riemann
5 4 (11.76%) QRadar
6 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM
6 2 (5.88%) yum
7 1 (2.94%) Control-M
7 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.94%) logstash
7 1 (2.94%) Nmap
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) Apple
5 5 (14.71%) Google
5 5 (14.71%) Splunk
6 4 (11.76%) Axway
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) LogRhythm
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Motorola
8 2 (5.88%) Sophos
9 1 (2.94%) BMC
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Qualys
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) Sun