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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 94 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 14 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.92% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 7.49% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +36.00%
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
284 227 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.66% 12.32% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 128 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £548 - 1
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 18 (56.25%) Cisco
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (43.75%) PKI
4 14 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 14 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (43.75%) Clearswift
5 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
5 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 13 (40.63%) SmoothWall
6 12 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL V3
9 9 (28.13%) Application Rationalisation
9 9 (28.13%) Migration
10 8 (25.00%) CISMP
10 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (25.00%) CISSP
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (25.00%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) Kaspersky
10 8 (25.00%) SIEM
11 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
11 7 (21.88%) CCENT
11 7 (21.88%) Threat Management
11 7 (21.88%) CCNP
11 7 (21.88%) VoIP

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 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 7 (21.88%) VoIP
6 5 (15.63%) HTTP
6 5 (15.63%) LAN
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.38%) FTP
7 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) SAN
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) DNS
8 2 (6.25%) FWSM
8 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.25%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.13%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Security Manager
1 12 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Network Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) ICT Assistant
3 5 (15.63%) ICT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) ICT Network Manager
4 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (6.25%) JMS
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.13%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.13%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) PKI
2 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) HPUX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL V3
5 9 (28.13%) Application Rationalisation
5 9 (28.13%) Migration
6 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) SIEM
7 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Threat Management
8 6 (18.75%) Email Filtering
8 6 (18.75%) Web Filtering
9 5 (15.63%) Change Control
10 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
10 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CISMP
2 8 (25.00%) CISSP
3 7 (21.88%) CCENT
3 7 (21.88%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (18.75%) CISM
4 6 (18.75%) CLAS
5 3 (9.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) SANS
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) SmoothWall
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Cacti
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) yum
4 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (3.13%) QRadar
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Clearswift
3 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) Kaspersky
5 6 (18.75%) Avaya
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) Polycom
8 2 (6.25%) Siemens
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) F5
9 1 (3.13%) Google
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Splunk
9 1 (3.13%) Sun