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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 70 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.42% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 3.53% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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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
128 85 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.55% 11.89% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 16
Average daily rate £388 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £179 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) VRRP
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) VRRP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (42.86%) HSRP
1 3 (42.86%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) JNDI
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Jython
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper