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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 74 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.65% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £408 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +28.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £394 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £422 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £45.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.97% +44.00%
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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
200 242 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.16% 25.23% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 66
Average daily rate £350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £183 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint