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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 81 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing SSL 21 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 2.53% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 16.88% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.30% +14.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -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 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
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
286 231 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.60% 14.96% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 16 (45.71%) Cisco
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 10 (28.57%) SIEM
4 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (25.71%) SMTP
5 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.71%) DNS
5 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (22.86%) Middleware
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (22.86%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (20.00%) Kaspersky
7 7 (20.00%) PKI
7 7 (20.00%) CISMP
7 7 (20.00%) DB2
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) WAN
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) Clearswift
8 6 (17.14%) CISSP

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 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.29%) Apache
5 4 (11.43%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Network Security
3 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) SMTP
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) SNMP
7 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) HTTP
7 3 (8.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
8 2 (5.71%) FTP
8 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.71%) IPsec
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) 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 6 (17.14%) 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 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) ICT Assistant
5 3 (8.57%) ICT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SIEM Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) 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%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) PKI
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) Wiki
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) iSeries
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) AIX
2 6 (17.14%) Solaris
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (28.57%) SIEM
3 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
5 5 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Jython
4 1 (2.86%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CISMP
2 6 (17.14%) CCENT
2 6 (17.14%) CISSP
3 5 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (14.29%) CISM
3 5 (14.29%) CLAS
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SmoothWall
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 7 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (8.57%) AlienVault
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) IFS
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) VMware