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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 63 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.18% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 5.08% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
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£450 £275 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £391
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Nokia
2 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
4 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
4 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) SSH
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (20.00%) LDAP
8 3 (20.00%) HTTP
8 3 (20.00%) ATM
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) SSH
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) ATM
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) SMTP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
7 1 (6.67%) snoop
7 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
1 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (13.33%) JNDI
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (6.67%) FastCGI
3 1 (6.67%) Java SE
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) AWK
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Nokia
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) KANA
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) HP
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Austin Fraser
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