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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 5.10% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £423 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £420 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 353 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.59% 13.84% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 167
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
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 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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Renfrewshire - 7 £423 - 1
Edinburgh +15 3 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 18 (48.65%) HTTPS
2 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (29.73%) Unix
6 11 (29.73%) IBM
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
7 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) HTTP
8 9 (24.32%) SNMP
8 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) DataPower
8 9 (24.32%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 8 (21.62%) SCCM
9 8 (21.62%) Information Security
9 8 (21.62%) LDAP
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
9 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) CA
10 7 (18.92%) REXX
10 7 (18.92%) Tcl
10 7 (18.92%) Firmware

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 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Route 53
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Trello
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) HTTPS
2 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) HTTP
4 9 (24.32%) SNMP
5 8 (21.62%) LDAP
6 4 (10.81%) DNS
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.70%) IGMP
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MSI
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Identity Management Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
5 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) Kafka
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) DataPower
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Unix
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) zOS
6 1 (2.70%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) i5/OS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (24.32%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security
4 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
4 7 (18.92%) Prototyping
4 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Software Distribution
4 7 (18.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Content Management
9 1 (2.70%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) REXX
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Tcl
2 7 (18.92%) VB
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (18.92%) MCP
3 7 (18.92%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) IISP
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 7 (18.92%) Firmware
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
2 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
4 2 (5.41%) logstash
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) CA
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Altiris
5 1 (2.70%) AppSense
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago