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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 118 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.98% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
336 304 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.83% 12.16% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 130 131
Average daily rate £348 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £174 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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
Edinburgh -10 4 £420 - 2
Glasgow - - - - 2
Fife - - - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (68.00%) SNMP
3 15 (60.00%) Firmware
3 15 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (60.00%) SCCM
3 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) MCP
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (40.00%) MCTS
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Device Driver
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) LDAP
8 3 (12.00%) HTTP
9 2 (8.00%) RACF
9 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
9 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
9 2 (8.00%) C#
9 2 (8.00%) .NET
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.00%) IIS
9 2 (8.00%) MS Office
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.00%) Web Services

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (68.00%) SNMP
3 3 (12.00%) LDAP
3 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Validation
1 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (4.00%) DevOps
2 1 (4.00%) Android Development
2 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) Network Design
2 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.00%) Release Management
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) MCP
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) RACF
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) CA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Scottish Government
Rate: £53,918 to £65,347
Posted: 3 days ago