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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 69 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 4.19% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
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
223 191 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.59% 21.29% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 68 87
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 31 (73.81%) HTTP
2 25 (59.52%) DNS
3 21 (50.00%) Linux
4 18 (42.86%) Python
4 18 (42.86%) Nagios
4 18 (42.86%) Puppet
5 15 (35.71%) Web Services
5 15 (35.71%) LDAP
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
6 14 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 13 (30.95%) MCollective
7 13 (30.95%) High Availability
7 13 (30.95%) Splunk
7 13 (30.95%) ZABBIX
7 13 (30.95%) Cacti
7 13 (30.95%) Ganglia
7 13 (30.95%) qmail
7 13 (30.95%) nginx
7 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (30.95%) collectd
7 13 (30.95%) logstash
7 13 (30.95%) Graphite
7 13 (30.95%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
7 13 (30.95%) LAMP
7 13 (30.95%) Squid
7 13 (30.95%) SMTP
7 13 (30.95%) JBoss
7 13 (30.95%) Apache
7 13 (30.95%) Tomcat

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 14 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 13 (30.95%) Apache
2 13 (30.95%) IIS
2 13 (30.95%) JBoss
2 13 (30.95%) nginx
2 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
2 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) HTTP
2 25 (59.52%) DNS
3 15 (35.71%) LDAP
4 13 (30.95%) SMTP
5 10 (23.81%) Firewall
6 9 (21.43%) FTP
7 8 (19.05%) Internet
8 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 6 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
11 4 (9.52%) BGP
11 4 (9.52%) MPLS
11 4 (9.52%) OSPF
11 4 (9.52%) SSH
11 4 (9.52%) VPN
12 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
13 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (4.76%) IPsec
13 2 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Fiddler
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 7 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Web Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Web Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) LAMP
2 13 (30.95%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (30.95%) MCollective
3 9 (21.43%) REST
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 5 (11.90%) ADO.NET
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.90%) FastCGI
5 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.90%) LINQ
5 5 (11.90%) Middleware
5 5 (11.90%) WCF
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 5 (11.90%) WPF
6 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (9.52%) JMS
6 4 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) DataPower
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
1 13 (30.95%) High Availability
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Open Source
5 5 (11.90%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
8 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.76%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Python
2 13 (30.95%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) MCTS
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.38%) VCP4
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) qmail
1 13 (30.95%) Squid
2 6 (14.29%) UAG
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) Nagios
1 18 (42.86%) Puppet
2 13 (30.95%) Cacti
2 13 (30.95%) collectd
2 13 (30.95%) Ganglia
2 13 (30.95%) Graphite
2 13 (30.95%) logstash
2 13 (30.95%) ZABBIX
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Splunk
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.90%) IBM
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) CA
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle