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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 60 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.54% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 2.82% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £450 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £533 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +58.00%
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
175 177 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 18.97% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £191 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.56 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £11.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.29 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 (56.25%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
4 9 (28.13%) REST
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) FTP
5 8 (25.00%) VPN
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.88%) Internet
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.88%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) CCNP
7 6 (18.75%) IPsec
8 5 (15.63%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (15.63%) Hibernate

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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 8 (25.00%) FTP
4 8 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) IPsec
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.63%) MPLS
7 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
7 5 (15.63%) OSPF
7 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (15.63%) Wireshark
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.50%) SSH
9 3 (9.38%) IPv4
9 3 (9.38%) L2TP
9 3 (9.38%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Fiddler
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Web Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Web Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Web Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET
3 5 (15.63%) Ajax
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) FastCGI
3 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
3 5 (15.63%) LINQ
3 5 (15.63%) Middleware
3 5 (15.63%) WCF
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 5 (15.63%) WPF
4 4 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (12.50%) JMS
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.63%) DataPower
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 5 (15.63%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) Budget Control
6 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
1 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNP
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CISM
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (6.25%) CRISC
3 2 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) UAG
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
1 5 (15.63%) Nagios
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) CA
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Qualys
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Fortinet