The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 45 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.07% 1.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £393 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.01% +36.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.25% +14.28%
SSL
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.04% 5.90% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 13
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +10.91%
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 Northamptonshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Northampton - 5 £425 -
SSL
East Midlands

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) PKI

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCIP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun