The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 58 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 1.44% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 7.07% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Median daily rate £375 £495 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +34.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £420 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £558 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £356
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +60.00%
SSL
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
177 198 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.20% 20.41% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 89
Median daily rate £433 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) IPsec
5 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
7 3 (15.79%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) xDSL
7 3 (15.79%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 6 (31.58%) IPsec
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.79%) Broadband
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) IPv4
6 3 (15.79%) L2TP
6 3 (15.79%) LDAP
6 3 (15.79%) PPP
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) DataPower
3 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
3 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (10.53%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Threat Detection
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCNP
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.53%) CRISC
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) UAG
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Qualys
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet