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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
51 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.35% 12.42% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 12
Median daily rate £340 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £194 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jetty
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) VPN

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
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) FWSM
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
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%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
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%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
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
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk