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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 2.47% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 8.50% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.37% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
170 294 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.68% 29.05% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 157 77
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 22 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP

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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg