The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 123 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 5.76% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 7
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£413 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £339 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 399 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.52% 14.67% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 219 132
Average daily rate £300 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 3 £413 +6.45% 1
Edinburgh -5 3 - -
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UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) HTTP
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
5 4 (21.05%) CA
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
6 3 (15.79%) Replication
6 3 (15.79%) Fiddler
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
6 3 (15.79%) DataPower
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (15.79%) Firmware
6 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) IBM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) JRun
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
2 3 (15.79%) SNMP
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Fiddler
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) ISAPI
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) COM+
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
1 3 (15.79%) DataPower
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Validation
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) BS7799
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) StatsD
3 1 (5.26%) Graphite
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Nessus
3 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) CA
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys