The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.38% 3.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £413 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £396
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
SSL
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.25% 5.50% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £345 £463 £166
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +178.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

SSL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft