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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 78 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing SSL 19 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.96% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 14.29% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
SSL
North West

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
270 210 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.12% 13.75% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 111 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 19 (54.29%) Cisco
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 10 (28.57%) PKI
4 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (28.57%) Network Security
5 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (25.71%) SmoothWall
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (22.86%) WAN
7 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (20.00%) CISMP
7 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (20.00%) Kaspersky
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (20.00%) SIEM
8 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
8 6 (17.14%) Application Rationalisation
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) CCENT
8 6 (17.14%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle

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 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) SMTP
5 4 (11.43%) SNMP
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VoIP
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 2 (5.71%) HTTP
7 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.71%) IPsec
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) GitLab
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Network Security Manager
1 9 (25.71%) Security Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) ICT Assistant
3 5 (14.29%) ICT Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.57%) ICT Network Manager
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) CGI
6 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.86%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) PKI
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Life Science
5 2 (5.71%) Wiki
6 1 (2.86%) iSeries
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) AIX
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (20.00%) SIEM
5 6 (17.14%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
6 4 (11.43%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Email Filtering
7 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CISMP
3 6 (17.14%) CCENT
3 6 (17.14%) CISSP
4 5 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CISM
4 5 (14.29%) CLAS
5 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SmoothWall
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) yum
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 7 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) IFS
9 1 (2.86%) Polycom
9 1 (2.86%) Siemens
9 1 (2.86%) VMware