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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 61 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 2.94% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
SSL
Buckinghamshire

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
104 136 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.65% 16.83% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 15
Average daily rate £410 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) SOAP
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) JDBC
2 12 (70.59%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (70.59%) HTTP
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (70.59%) Clustering
2 12 (70.59%) Jython
2 12 (70.59%) JNDI
2 12 (70.59%) Korn
2 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
3 11 (64.71%) High Availability
3 11 (64.71%) Garbage Collection
3 11 (64.71%) CA Wily
3 11 (64.71%) IBM
4 9 (52.94%) Introscope
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) FTP
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
10 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
1 12 (70.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
5 3 (17.65%) FTP
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Easytrieve
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Administrator
1 11 (64.71%) WebSphere Administrator
2 9 (52.94%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) SOAP
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) JDBC
2 12 (70.59%) JNDI
2 12 (70.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ISPF
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Garbage Collection
1 11 (64.71%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) B2B
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
1 12 (70.59%) Jython
1 12 (70.59%) Korn
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) CLIST
2 1 (5.88%) COBOL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JCL
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) REXX
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) IronPort
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Micro Focus