The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 35 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.68% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 3.77% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £548 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.37% 15.14% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 23
Median daily rate £350 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Merseyside region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Merseyside region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Southport - 1 £548 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Jetty
1 2 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) FWSM
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Brocade
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk