The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.62% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
SSL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.00% 6.70% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 21
Median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 7 (70.00%) CCVP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (10.00%) SAML
7 1 (10.00%) JDBC
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) ODBC
7 1 (10.00%) LDAP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Administrator
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Network Administrator
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall Administrator
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Security Administrator
3 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Check Point Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JDBC
1 1 (10.00%) ODBC
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) CCVP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow