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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 39 34
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.27% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
47 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.22% 13.25% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 16
Median daily rate £330 £423 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +49.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source

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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) Mongrel
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk