The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.06% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -18.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.43% 7.78% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 2015, 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%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
2 2 (66.67%) Varnish
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVPN
2 2 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) JConsole
2 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) YourKit
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVPN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JConsole
1 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
1 2 (66.67%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) CGI
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Debian
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
1 2 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft