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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 103 95 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.23% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 8.25% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
Median daily rate £336 £296 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.24% -8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £229 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £458 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £396 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +15.55%
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
369 424 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.90% 14.91% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 210 159
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Glasgow -6 5 £358 -20.55%
West Dunbartonshire -1 4 £495 +17.85%
Edinburgh +13 3 £375 +64.83% 2
Renfrewshire -4 3 £321 +14.13%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 25 (45.45%) Unix
2 23 (41.82%) HTTPS
2 23 (41.82%) IBM
3 22 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 22 (40.00%) Finance
4 19 (34.55%) DataPower
5 18 (32.73%) Information Security
5 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.91%) Java
7 16 (29.09%) J2EE
7 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
8 15 (27.27%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) JBoss
9 13 (23.64%) SNMP
9 13 (23.64%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (21.82%) SCCM
10 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (21.82%) Tivoli
10 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 12 (21.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (21.82%) CA
10 12 (21.82%) LDAP
11 11 (20.00%) Internet
12 10 (18.18%) Windows
12 10 (18.18%) Banking
13 9 (16.36%) HTTP

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 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
2 13 (23.64%) JBoss
3 7 (12.73%) IIS
3 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (7.27%) Apache
5 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.82%) CMS
8 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Route 53
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Trello
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) HTTPS
2 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
3 13 (23.64%) SNMP
4 12 (21.82%) LDAP
5 11 (20.00%) Internet
6 9 (16.36%) HTTP
7 7 (12.73%) DNS
8 4 (7.27%) Firewall
9 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
9 3 (5.45%) LAN
9 3 (5.45%) SSH
9 3 (5.45%) WAN
10 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.64%) Network Security
10 2 (3.64%) OSPF
10 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.64%) VPN
10 2 (3.64%) Wireless
10 2 (3.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) git-flow
2 3 (5.45%) GitLab
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.64%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Identity Management Specialist
2 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Tivoli Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) J2EE
2 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 7 (12.73%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) RESTful
5 3 (5.45%) JAXB
5 3 (5.45%) JDBC
5 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) Spring
5 3 (5.45%) Spring Security
5 3 (5.45%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) XSD
6 2 (3.64%) .NET
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) Kafka
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.82%) Java EE
7 1 (1.82%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) DataPower
2 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Unix
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Information Security
2 13 (23.64%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (14.55%) Identity Management
4 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.82%) Change Control
9 1 (1.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (30.91%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCP
2 7 (12.73%) MCTS
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) MCSA
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.82%) IISP
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (21.82%) SCCM
1 12 (21.82%) Tivoli
1 12 (21.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) PowerCLI
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
5 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.64%) logstash
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.64%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) IBM
2 12 (21.82%) CA
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) Altiris
4 5 (9.09%) F5
4 5 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) ForgeRock
7 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Prolexic
8 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
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