The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 156 204 197
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Contract jobs citing SSL 108 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 3.84% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +58.00%
SSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1666 1799 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.87% 18.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 938 751
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the South East region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Hampshire +17 39 £330 -15.92% 8
Surrey +18 31 £438 +9.37% 5
Berkshire -1 15 £353 -21.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £425 +6.25% 3
West Sussex - 3 £365 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £570 +79.24% 1
Middlesex -4 2 £500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 119 (48.77%) Linux
1 119 (48.77%) Firewall
2 81 (33.20%) Cisco
3 77 (31.56%) DNS
4 69 (28.28%) ITIL
5 67 (27.46%) TCP/IP
6 65 (26.64%) VPN
6 65 (26.64%) Windows
7 64 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (24.59%) Internet
9 59 (24.18%) Security Cleared
10 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
11 56 (22.95%) SC Cleared
12 52 (21.31%) CheckPoint
13 50 (20.49%) Java
14 49 (20.08%) HTTP
15 48 (19.67%) PKI
16 43 (17.62%) NetScaler
16 43 (17.62%) LAN
17 42 (17.21%) WAN
17 42 (17.21%) Juniper
18 41 (16.80%) IPsec
19 39 (15.98%) Load Balancing
20 37 (15.16%) Web Services
20 37 (15.16%) Cryptography
21 35 (14.34%) F5
22 34 (13.93%) Network Security
22 34 (13.93%) Finance
23 32 (13.11%) Active Directory
23 32 (13.11%) Data Centre

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (11.89%) JBoss
2 28 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 25 (10.25%) IIS
4 15 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.28%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.87%) Apache
8 4 (1.64%) CMS
8 4 (1.64%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.82%) Drupal
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.41%) nginx
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.28%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.23%) MS Project
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (48.77%) Firewall
2 77 (31.56%) DNS
3 67 (27.46%) TCP/IP
4 65 (26.64%) VPN
5 60 (24.59%) Internet
6 49 (20.08%) HTTP
7 43 (17.62%) LAN
7 43 (17.62%) NetScaler
8 42 (17.21%) WAN
9 41 (16.80%) IPsec
10 34 (13.93%) Network Security
11 31 (12.70%) FTP
12 30 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (9.02%) DHCP
14 22 (9.02%) MPLS
15 19 (7.79%) BGP
16 18 (7.38%) SNMP
17 16 (6.56%) Wireless
18 15 (6.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.23%) DB2
7 3 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (10.25%) Maven
2 16 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 11 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.69%) Artifactory
5 9 (3.69%) Gradle
5 9 (3.69%) TortoiseSVN
6 7 (2.87%) Introscope
7 5 (2.05%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.05%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.23%) XMLSpy
9 2 (0.82%) JIRA
10 1 (0.41%) Subversion
10 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 34 (13.93%) Finance
2 8 (3.28%) Retail
2 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.46%) Publishing
4 5 (2.05%) Marketing
5 3 (1.23%) Local Government
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (15.98%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.57%) Analyst
3 34 (13.93%) Developer
4 22 (9.02%) Architect
5 19 (7.79%) Network Analyst
6 18 (7.38%) Network Security Analyst
6 18 (7.38%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.97%) Consultant
7 17 (6.97%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.56%) Administrator
8 16 (6.56%) Support Engineer
9 15 (6.15%) Technical Leader
9 15 (6.15%) Web Analyst
10 13 (5.33%) Security Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) WebSphere Administrator
11 12 (4.92%) Security Architect
12 10 (4.10%) Designer
12 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (4.10%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.16%) Web Services
2 31 (12.70%) SOAP
3 29 (11.89%) XML
4 23 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (9.02%) REST
6 20 (8.20%) Regular Expression
7 17 (6.97%) Middleware
8 16 (6.56%) JCE
9 13 (5.33%) .NET
9 13 (5.33%) JDBC
10 12 (4.92%) J2EE
10 12 (4.92%) JNDI
11 11 (4.51%) 802.1X
12 10 (4.10%) HTML
12 10 (4.10%) IBM Integration Bus
13 8 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (3.28%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (2.87%) Ajax
14 7 (2.87%) JMS
14 7 (2.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.67%) PKI
2 37 (15.16%) Cryptography
3 32 (13.11%) Data Centre
4 31 (12.70%) Algorithms
5 24 (9.84%) Clustering
6 17 (6.97%) DataPower
6 17 (6.97%) RSA SecurID
7 15 (6.15%) Smart Meter
8 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
9 11 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (3.69%) Client/Server
10 9 (3.69%) Device Driver
11 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.23%) VCE vBlock
13 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.41%) CMDB
14 1 (0.41%) EMC VNX
14 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 119 (48.77%) Linux
2 65 (26.64%) Windows
3 64 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.20%) Unix
5 17 (6.97%) AIX
6 14 (5.74%) Solaris
7 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.10%) CentOS
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.28%) ITIL
2 39 (15.98%) Load Balancing
3 27 (11.07%) ITSM
4 21 (8.61%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (8.61%) Migration
5 20 (8.20%) Email Filtering
5 20 (8.20%) Web Filtering
6 19 (7.79%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.79%) Service Management
7 17 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (6.97%) Garbage Collection
7 17 (6.97%) Integration Testing
8 16 (6.56%) Change Management
9 15 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (6.15%) High Availability
9 15 (6.15%) Project Management
10 13 (5.33%) Change Control
10 13 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.49%) Java
2 24 (9.84%) Python
3 21 (8.61%) Bash Shell
4 19 (7.79%) SQL
5 18 (7.38%) Perl
6 14 (5.74%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.33%) Jython
8 12 (4.92%) Korn
9 11 (4.51%) C#
9 11 (4.51%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.51%) Ruby
10 10 (4.10%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.28%) PHP
12 6 (2.46%) C++
13 5 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.82%) Tcl
14 2 (0.82%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 56 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 31 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (10.66%) Degree
5 14 (5.74%) CCNA
5 14 (5.74%) CCNP
6 7 (2.87%) CCSA
7 6 (2.46%) CCSE
7 6 (2.46%) CISSP
8 5 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.64%) CCSP
9 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.23%) CCIE
10 3 (1.23%) GCIA
10 3 (1.23%) GCIH
10 3 (1.23%) MCITP
10 3 (1.23%) MCTS
11 2 (0.82%) CRISC
11 2 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) FIPS 140-2
2 5 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.05%) SLA
3 4 (1.64%) COBIT
3 4 (1.64%) COSO
3 4 (1.64%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.74%) UAG
3 12 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.10%) vCloud
4 10 (4.10%) vSphere
5 9 (3.69%) Firmware
5 9 (3.69%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.41%) Xen
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.33%) Puppet
2 12 (4.92%) CA Wily
3 9 (3.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.69%) SCCM
4 8 (3.28%) Nagios
5 7 (2.87%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.05%) Ansible
7 4 (1.64%) Nexpose
7 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.82%) Nessus
8 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) Cacti
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 81 (33.20%) Cisco
2 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.31%) CheckPoint
4 42 (17.21%) Juniper
5 35 (14.34%) F5
6 31 (12.70%) Blue Coat
6 31 (12.70%) Citrix
7 29 (11.89%) Red Hat
8 28 (11.48%) VMware
9 27 (11.07%) IBM
10 26 (10.66%) Oracle
11 21 (8.61%) Palo Alto
12 14 (5.74%) Extreme Networks
13 11 (4.51%) Dell
14 9 (3.69%) Informatica
14 9 (3.69%) IronPort
14 9 (3.69%) Symantec
15 7 (2.87%) CA
15 7 (2.87%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.46%) Intel Security
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