The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.67% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 35.33% 27.12% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £265 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £438 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £438 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Solihull region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Solihull region with a requirement for SSL.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire