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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 89 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing SSL 16 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.99% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 7.69% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Average daily rate £363 £318 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £16.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+154.18% -62.84%
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
282 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.49% 12.83% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 92 71
Average daily rate £368 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) DNS
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 11 (40.74%) SMTP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (37.04%) Middleware
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (29.63%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) AIX
7 8 (29.63%) Solaris
7 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) DB2
7 8 (29.63%) IBM
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (29.63%) SNMP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
5 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) DNS
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (40.74%) SMTP
3 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) SNMP
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) FWSM
7 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (18.52%) IPsec
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) WLAN
8 4 (14.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Network Support
7 2 (7.41%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (18.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) OAuth
5 1 (3.70%) OpenID
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SAML
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) PKI
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) AIX
2 8 (29.63%) Solaris
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (25.93%) SIEM
5 6 (22.22%) Threat Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
9 2 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Jython
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) CISMP
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) CLAS
3 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) Kaspersky
5 3 (11.11%) AlienVault
5 3 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Polycom
6 2 (7.41%) Siemens
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Assembla
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) IronPort
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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