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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 64 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.68% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 2.39% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £369 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +31.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%
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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
164 251 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.54% 28.39% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 85
Average daily rate £340 £351 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) IBM Certification
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) FWSM
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IPv4
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) L2TP
5 1 (8.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
5 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
1 3 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Memory Management
1 3 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCIE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSE
2 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (16.67%) CCDA
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) CCIP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) VMware