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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 1.00% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 6.88% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £300 £288 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
294 378 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.67% 14.49% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 192 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 January 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
Edinburgh +12 3 £300 -22.07% 2
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 - -
Glasgow -7 1 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
2 17 (45.95%) Unix
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 15 (40.54%) IBM
4 14 (37.84%) Information Security
5 13 (35.14%) DataPower
6 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) J2EE
6 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (29.73%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) Java
8 10 (27.03%) LDAP
8 10 (27.03%) CA
8 10 (27.03%) Tivoli
8 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
9 9 (24.32%) SNMP
9 9 (24.32%) JBoss
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (21.62%) Internet
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.62%) SCCM
11 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
11 7 (18.92%) Banking
11 7 (18.92%) MCTS

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 9 (24.32%) JBoss
1 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 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%) LDAP
4 9 (24.32%) SNMP
5 8 (21.62%) Internet
6 5 (13.51%) DNS
6 5 (13.51%) HTTP
7 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
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%) IGMP
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
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 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Identity Management Specialist
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) J2EE
2 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
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 13 (35.14%) DataPower
2 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Unix
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) i5/OS
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (18.92%) Identity Management
3 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCP
2 7 (18.92%) MCTS
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
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 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Firmware
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Tivoli
1 10 (27.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) SCCM
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 15 (40.54%) IBM
2 10 (27.03%) CA
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) VMware