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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / South East
Rank 158 164 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing SSL 78 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 5.62% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 35
Median daily rate £350 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £303 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.31% +10.00%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1550 1673 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.18% 19.96% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 906 888
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 110
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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
Hampshire 0 27 £340 +5.42% 2
Surrey +17 13 £488 -7.14%
Oxfordshire +12 13 £313 - 5
West Sussex +7 9 £488 -
Berkshire -4 9 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £450 -18.18% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 77 (46.39%) Cisco
2 76 (45.78%) Firewall
3 67 (40.36%) TCP/IP
4 63 (37.95%) Linux
5 60 (36.14%) Windows
6 55 (33.13%) VPN
7 50 (30.12%) DNS
8 42 (25.30%) LAN
9 39 (23.49%) VMware
10 38 (22.89%) Network Security
11 36 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (21.69%) CheckPoint
12 34 (20.48%) WAN
13 33 (19.88%) Internet
13 33 (19.88%) Load Balancing
14 32 (19.28%) Data Centre
15 31 (18.67%) Juniper
16 30 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (17.47%) F5
17 29 (17.47%) HTTP
18 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (14.46%) SC Cleared
19 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
19 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
19 24 (14.46%) IPsec
20 23 (13.86%) Finance
20 23 (13.86%) Degree
20 23 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
21 22 (13.25%) SNMP
21 22 (13.25%) ITIL

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 15 (9.04%) IIS
2 14 (8.43%) Apache
3 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.22%) nginx
4 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.41%) CMS
6 4 (2.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.20%) Drupal
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) Confluence
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.81%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.41%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) GitHub
1 6 (3.61%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) Office 365
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (45.78%) Firewall
2 67 (40.36%) TCP/IP
3 55 (33.13%) VPN
4 50 (30.12%) DNS
5 42 (25.30%) LAN
6 38 (22.89%) Network Security
7 34 (20.48%) WAN
8 33 (19.88%) Internet
9 30 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (17.47%) HTTP
11 24 (14.46%) IPsec
12 23 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (13.25%) SNMP
14 20 (12.05%) NetScaler
14 20 (12.05%) Wireless
15 17 (10.24%) LDAP
16 16 (9.64%) SAN
16 16 (9.64%) SSH
17 12 (7.23%) DHCP
17 12 (7.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) MySQL
2 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.61%) Ant
3 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.61%) Gatling
3 6 (3.61%) Grunt
3 6 (3.61%) gulp
3 6 (3.61%) IntelliJ
3 6 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (3.61%) Selenium
3 6 (3.61%) Sublime Text
4 4 (2.41%) Introscope
5 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.81%) JIRA
5 3 (1.81%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.20%) JUnit
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.02%) Marketing
4 9 (5.42%) Electronics
4 9 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (28.31%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.46%) Security Engineer
3 22 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Administrator
5 18 (10.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (9.64%) Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) Architect
8 10 (6.02%) Consultant
8 10 (6.02%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Cisco Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Cisco Network Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Network Administrator
11 7 (4.22%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.64%) HTML
2 13 (7.83%) CSS
2 13 (7.83%) SOAP
3 12 (7.23%) 802.1X
3 12 (7.23%) Middleware
4 11 (6.63%) Regular Expression
5 9 (5.42%) J2EE
5 9 (5.42%) jQuery
5 9 (5.42%) REST
6 8 (4.82%) Web Services
7 7 (4.22%) Node.js
7 7 (4.22%) OAuth
7 7 (4.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.61%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.61%) JDBC
8 6 (3.61%) JNDI
8 6 (3.61%) SAML
8 6 (3.61%) Servlets
9 5 (3.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.23%) Device Driver
4 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.42%) Clustering
5 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.22%) PKI
7 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.01%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.41%) DataPower
9 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.81%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.60%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.95%) Linux
2 60 (36.14%) Windows
3 36 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (10.84%) Unix
5 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.23%) CentOS
7 11 (6.63%) Solaris
7 11 (6.63%) Windows Server
8 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.22%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.01%) AIX
11 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.60%) Debian
14 1 (0.60%) MVS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.88%) Load Balancing
2 22 (13.25%) ITIL
2 22 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (12.05%) Web Filtering
4 16 (9.64%) DevOps
5 15 (9.04%) Information Security
6 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.43%) Network Design
7 13 (7.83%) Email Filtering
7 13 (7.83%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.83%) Software Delivery
8 11 (6.63%) Analytics
8 11 (6.63%) Change Management
9 10 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (6.02%) Open Source
10 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.42%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.42%) Service Management
11 8 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.45%) Bash Shell
2 15 (9.04%) Java
2 15 (9.04%) Python
3 13 (7.83%) Perl
4 12 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.63%) SQL
6 9 (5.42%) PHP
7 8 (4.82%) C#
8 7 (4.22%) Jython
8 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.22%) Ruby
9 6 (3.61%) Groovy
9 6 (3.61%) Haskell
9 6 (3.61%) Korn
9 6 (3.61%) Scala
10 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.41%) C++
12 3 (1.81%) C
13 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) SC Cleared
1 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.86%) Degree
3 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (10.24%) CCNP
5 13 (7.83%) CISSP
6 9 (5.42%) CCVP
7 8 (4.82%) CCSE
7 8 (4.82%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (4.22%) CCNA
8 7 (4.22%) JNCIA
8 7 (4.22%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.22%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.81%) CCSA
10 3 (1.81%) GCIH
11 2 (1.20%) CISM
11 2 (1.20%) GCIA
11 2 (1.20%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) HIPAA
1 8 (4.82%) PCI DSS
1 8 (4.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.61%) QA
3 3 (1.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) COBIT
4 2 (1.20%) COSO
4 2 (1.20%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.43%) Firmware
3 14 (8.43%) vCloud
4 13 (7.83%) vSphere
5 3 (1.81%) Docker
6 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.20%) Snort
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.20%) Xen
6 2 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.04%) SCCM
2 14 (8.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.82%) Puppet
4 6 (3.61%) CA Wily
4 6 (3.61%) Grafana
4 6 (3.61%) Kibana
5 5 (3.01%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.41%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (1.81%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.20%) CSIRT
8 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.20%) Nessus
8 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 77 (46.39%) Cisco
2 39 (23.49%) VMware
3 36 (21.69%) CheckPoint
4 31 (18.67%) Juniper
5 29 (17.47%) F5
6 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
7 20 (12.05%) Intel Security
8 18 (10.84%) Blue Coat
9 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
10 15 (9.04%) Citrix
10 15 (9.04%) Palo Alto
11 12 (7.23%) Dell
12 11 (6.63%) Extreme Networks
12 11 (6.63%) Oracle
13 9 (5.42%) Brocade
13 9 (5.42%) IBM
13 9 (5.42%) SAP
14 7 (4.22%) Sourcefire
15 6 (3.61%) Google
16 5 (3.01%) TippingPoint
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