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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 109 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 4.98% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£347 £369 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.89% +55.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £334 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £404 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
SSL
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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
326 261 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.72% 10.49% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 109 120
Average daily rate £316 £361 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +44.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 34
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014. 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 -11 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 1 £420 +1.81%
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) HTTP
4 17 (45.95%) SNMP
5 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (40.54%) Firmware
5 15 (40.54%) SCCM
5 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (35.14%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) Linux
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (27.03%) MCTS
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.03%) MCP
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 7 (18.92%) IIS
11 6 (16.22%) Fiddler
12 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.51%) Puppet
12 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (13.51%) UNIX
12 5 (13.51%) LDAP
12 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
12 5 (13.51%) Project Management
12 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
13 4 (10.81%) X.509

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (18.92%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.81%) PaaS
1 4 (10.81%) Heroku
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 18 (48.65%) HTTP
3 17 (45.95%) SNMP
4 12 (32.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (24.32%) DNS
6 5 (13.51%) LDAP
7 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
7 4 (10.81%) X.509
7 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Fiddler
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Web Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Build Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Developer
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Designer
4 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Administrator
4 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) JAAS
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Firmware
1 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Project Management
1 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
2 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.11%) Release Management
3 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) DSDM
5 1 (2.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) MCP
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) MCTS
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) OpenSSO
4 1 (2.70%) StatsD
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) ForgeRock
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
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