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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 63 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SSL 15 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 0.81% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.93% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Average daily rate
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£473 £375 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £366 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -18.69%
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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
210 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.69% 27.73% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 18 (78.26%) HTTP
2 17 (73.91%) Middleware
3 12 (52.17%) IBM
3 12 (52.17%) WebSphere
3 12 (52.17%) DataPower
4 11 (47.83%) JMS
5 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) DB2
5 10 (43.48%) SSH
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Solaris
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) SOAP
8 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (30.43%) AIX
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) IBM Certification
8 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (30.43%) Clustering
8 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
8 7 (30.43%) REST
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) VPN
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
9 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 6 (26.09%) C++
9 6 (26.09%) .NET

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (52.17%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (21.74%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) IIS
5 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) HTTP
2 10 (43.48%) SSH
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) FTP
5 4 (17.39%) LDAP
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) FWSM
7 2 (8.70%) TACACS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) IPv4
8 1 (4.35%) Broadband
8 1 (4.35%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) PPP
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Middleware
2 11 (47.83%) JMS
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (30.43%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
9 2 (8.70%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) DataPower
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
4 5 (21.74%) PKI
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Solaris
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
4 6 (26.09%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) IBM Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
3 2 (8.70%) CCDA
3 2 (8.70%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) CCSA
3 2 (8.70%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) CA
5 4 (17.39%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Sun
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
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