The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 67 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £389 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +35.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +28.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
180 125 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.87% 14.42% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 20
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £242 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) PKI
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (40.00%) VRRP
4 4 (40.00%) CCIP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCDP
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) IBM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 4 (40.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Introscope
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) JDBC
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (40.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Jython
1 4 (40.00%) Korn
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCIP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire