The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 63 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.21% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 4.94% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
245 243 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.59% 24.50% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 101
Average daily rate £390 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Nokia
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 5 (45.45%) ProxySG
3 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) ATM
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) SSH
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) SMTP
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 3 (27.27%) ATM
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (9.09%) snoop
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Ethereal
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Trac
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (18.18%) JNDI
3 1 (9.09%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) AWK
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) ProxySG
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Nokia
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) KANA
5 1 (9.09%) F5
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