The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.93% 10.95% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate £275 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £260 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SSL
England

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) X.509
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Guice
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Mockito
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Mockito
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Guice
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle