The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 84 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Contract jobs citing SSL 51 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.06% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 1.60% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 13
Median daily rate £330 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £383 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +58.00%
SSL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 312 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.88% 9.74% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 130 199
Median daily rate £330 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.35 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.17 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Scotland region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Scotland region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 18 £355 - 1
Renfrewshire - 14 £275 -
Glasgow +9 11 £288 -30.30%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
3 33 (33.00%) SNMP
4 31 (31.00%) IBM
5 30 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (29.00%) XML
7 28 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 27 (27.00%) HTTP
8 27 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (26.00%) Unix
9 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
10 24 (24.00%) Java
10 24 (24.00%) DNS
11 23 (23.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 23 (23.00%) SQL
11 23 (23.00%) SCCM
12 21 (21.00%) WebSphere
13 20 (20.00%) Linux
13 20 (20.00%) HP
14 19 (19.00%) IIS
15 18 (18.00%) SOAP
16 17 (17.00%) VMware
16 17 (17.00%) RESTful
17 16 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
17 16 (16.00%) JSON
17 16 (16.00%) XSD
18 14 (14.00%) Oracle
18 14 (14.00%) MCSA
18 14 (14.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (21.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (19.00%) IIS
3 13 (13.00%) JBoss
3 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (11.00%) Apache
5 8 (8.00%) OpenStack
6 6 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (4.00%) AquaLogic
7 4 (4.00%) MQSeries
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (4.00%) Tuxedo
7 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (3.00%) lighttpd
8 3 (3.00%) nginx
8 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
2 33 (33.00%) SNMP
3 27 (27.00%) HTTP
4 24 (24.00%) DNS
5 13 (13.00%) Internet
6 11 (11.00%) HTTPS
7 9 (9.00%) SSH
8 8 (8.00%) LDAP
9 5 (5.00%) Firewall
10 4 (4.00%) BIG-IP
10 4 (4.00%) Network Security
11 3 (3.00%) DHCP
11 3 (3.00%) FTP
11 3 (3.00%) IPv4
11 3 (3.00%) IPv6
11 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
11 3 (3.00%) SMTP
12 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (2.00%) LAN
12 2 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.00%) Maven
4 4 (4.00%) Build Forge
4 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.00%) git-flow
4 4 (4.00%) GitLab
5 3 (3.00%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.00%) Ant
6 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.00%) Hudson
6 2 (2.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (9.00%) Integration Developer
2 9 (9.00%) Server Engineer
3 8 (8.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Administrator
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Server Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) XML
2 18 (18.00%) SOAP
3 17 (17.00%) RESTful
4 16 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 16 (16.00%) JSON
4 16 (16.00%) XSD
5 13 (13.00%) J2EE
6 12 (12.00%) REST
6 12 (12.00%) WSDL
7 10 (10.00%) .NET
8 8 (8.00%) Middleware
8 8 (8.00%) Web Services
9 6 (6.00%) HTML
9 6 (6.00%) JDBC
10 4 (4.00%) JAXB
10 4 (4.00%) Spring
10 4 (4.00%) Spring Security
11 3 (3.00%) Django
11 3 (3.00%) Java EE
11 3 (3.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.00%) DataPower
3 6 (6.00%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.00%) PKI
5 4 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.00%) Replication
6 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 28 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (26.00%) Unix
4 20 (20.00%) Linux
5 11 (11.00%) AIX
6 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.00%) Solaris
7 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.00%) SUSE
9 4 (4.00%) OS/390
10 3 (3.00%) Debian
10 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.00%) zOS
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.00%) SOA
1 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (10.00%) ITIL
3 9 (9.00%) Information Security
3 9 (9.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.00%) High Availability
7 4 (4.00%) QMS
7 4 (4.00%) Release Management
7 4 (4.00%) Workflow
8 3 (3.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.00%) DevOps
8 3 (3.00%) Network Design
8 3 (3.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (24.00%) Java
3 23 (23.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (7.00%) Perl
7 6 (6.00%) VBScript
8 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.00%) Python
9 4 (4.00%) C
9 4 (4.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) MCSA
4 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.00%) MCSD
5 7 (7.00%) MCSE
6 6 (6.00%) MCP
6 6 (6.00%) MCTS
7 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.00%) Degree
8 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.00%) CCNA
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.00%) IBM Certification
9 1 (1.00%) IISP
9 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) Firmware
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 23 (23.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.00%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.00%) Cacti
5 3 (3.00%) Munin
5 3 (3.00%) Nagios
5 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (2.00%) Ansible
6 2 (2.00%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.00%) logstash
6 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.00%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.00%) Puppet
6 2 (2.00%) rkt
6 2 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) IBM
2 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.00%) HP
4 17 (17.00%) VMware
5 14 (14.00%) Altiris
5 14 (14.00%) Oracle
6 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.00%) F5
8 4 (4.00%) Axway
8 4 (4.00%) ForgeRock
8 4 (4.00%) Fujitsu
8 4 (4.00%) Sun
9 3 (3.00%) CA
10 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco
10 2 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.00%) Google
10 2 (2.00%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (2.00%) Splunk
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