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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 49 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing SSL 39 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.67% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.89% 3.64% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
218 110 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.95% 8.67% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 45 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £439 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 47 (94.00%) Firewall
2 38 (76.00%) Cisco
3 37 (74.00%) CheckPoint
4 33 (66.00%) Clearswift
4 33 (66.00%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (58.00%) Network Security
6 27 (54.00%) PKI
6 27 (54.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (54.00%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (52.00%) Kaspersky
7 26 (52.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (50.00%) CISMP
8 25 (50.00%) Citrix
9 24 (48.00%) CISSP
10 21 (42.00%) ITIL
10 21 (42.00%) CISM
11 20 (40.00%) VPN
11 20 (40.00%) SIEM
12 19 (38.00%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (34.00%) QA
14 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
15 16 (32.00%) Security Patching
15 16 (32.00%) VMware
16 15 (30.00%) Information Security
16 15 (30.00%) Migration
17 14 (28.00%) CCENT
17 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
17 14 (28.00%) WAN
17 14 (28.00%) Windows

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) IIS
3 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) Firewall
2 33 (66.00%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (58.00%) Network Security
4 20 (40.00%) VPN
5 14 (28.00%) WAN
6 8 (16.00%) DNS
7 6 (12.00%) VoIP
7 6 (12.00%) SMTP
7 6 (12.00%) DHCP
8 5 (10.00%) SNMP
8 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (8.00%) Wireless
10 3 (6.00%) IPsec
10 3 (6.00%) OSPF
10 3 (6.00%) BGP
10 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.00%) Extranet
11 2 (4.00%) SSH
12 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
5 11 (22.00%) Security Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Network Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.00%) Administrator
10 2 (4.00%) Network Support
11 1 (2.00%) Security Specialist
11 1 (2.00%) IT Security Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Specialist
11 1 (2.00%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (54.00%) PKI
2 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Life Science
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (52.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (42.00%) ITIL
4 20 (40.00%) SIEM
5 18 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Security Patching
7 15 (30.00%) Information Security
7 15 (30.00%) Migration
8 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
9 11 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (16.00%) Network Management
11 3 (6.00%) Open Source
12 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.00%) Time Management
12 2 (4.00%) Data Management
13 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
1 2 (4.00%) PHP
1 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
1 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) CISMP
2 24 (48.00%) CISSP
3 21 (42.00%) CISM
4 19 (38.00%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (28.00%) CCENT
6 3 (6.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) ISACA
7 2 (4.00%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (54.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (34.00%) QA
3 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco
2 37 (74.00%) CheckPoint
3 33 (66.00%) Clearswift
4 26 (52.00%) Kaspersky
5 25 (50.00%) Citrix
6 16 (32.00%) VMware
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.00%) Lotus
9 4 (8.00%) SurfControl
10 3 (6.00%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.00%) Juniper
11 2 (4.00%) Oracle
11 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.00%) TIBCO