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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 9 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 12.33% - 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£523 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.01% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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 Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 26.03% 6.38% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 8
Average daily rate £500 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 - £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) nginx
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Servlets
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Jetty
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Xen
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) Jetty
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Google