The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 119 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing SSL 29 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 3.24% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £283 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £430 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-61.97% +28.57%
SSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
486 340 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.47% 12.00% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 135 120
Average daily rate £350 £303 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 20 £320 +6.66% 4
Lancashire - 5 £388 - 2
Merseyside -15 2 - -
Cheshire -3 1 £408 -14.21% 2
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (72.73%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 20 (45.45%) VMware
4 19 (43.18%) Cisco
5 18 (40.91%) Network Security
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) Citrix
6 17 (38.64%) Clearswift
6 17 (38.64%) IIS
6 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (36.36%) PKI
8 14 (31.82%) VPN
9 13 (29.55%) Linux
10 12 (27.27%) ITIL
10 12 (27.27%) Apache
10 12 (27.27%) CISSP
10 12 (27.27%) CISMP
11 11 (25.00%) Information Security
11 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (25.00%) SIEM
12 10 (22.73%) Kaspersky
12 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (22.73%) CCENT
12 10 (22.73%) QA
12 10 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (20.45%) HTTP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (38.64%) IIS
2 12 (27.27%) Apache
3 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) Network Security
3 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (31.82%) VPN
5 9 (20.45%) HTTP
5 9 (20.45%) SMTP
6 8 (18.18%) DNS
7 7 (15.91%) WAN
8 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (11.36%) FTP
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.82%) IPsec
12 2 (4.55%) ADSL
12 2 (4.55%) LAN
12 2 (4.55%) VoIP
12 2 (4.55%) SNMP
12 2 (4.55%) MPLS
12 2 (4.55%) OSPF
12 2 (4.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Security Analyst
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Support
7 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) XSD
1 2 (4.55%) XSLT
1 2 (4.55%) WSDL
1 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Servlets
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) PKI
2 6 (13.64%) CESG
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) Life Science
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) DataPower
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Android
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Information Security
2 11 (25.00%) SIEM
3 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.55%) Data Management
9 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Network Management
10 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) CISSP
1 12 (27.27%) CISMP
2 10 (22.73%) CCENT
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (20.45%) CISM
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) ISACA
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Firmware
3 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.27%) iptables
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (6.82%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Opsview
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) MOM
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco
4 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 17 (38.64%) Clearswift
5 10 (22.73%) Kaspersky
6 7 (15.91%) Lotus
7 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.64%) F5
8 4 (9.09%) SurfControl
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.55%) Imperva
10 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.27%) Google
10 1 (2.27%) Remedy
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