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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 65 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 1.06% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 4.78% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
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
217 209 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.82% 22.26% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 110 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Broadband
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) PPP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) CISM

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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) Broadband
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) L2TP
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) PPP
4 2 (22.22%) xDSL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (22.22%) CRISC
3 2 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Qualys
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) Tandberg