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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 165 197 197
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 97 72 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 3.99% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 23
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.48% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1708 1804 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.37% 19.12% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 883 737
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 102
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Surrey +20 33 £500 +21.95% 6
Hampshire -5 21 £330 -15.92% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 19 £440 +10.00% 3
Berkshire -5 17 £388 -8.82% 4
West Sussex -13 5 £350 +600.00%
Middlesex -4 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 111 (47.03%) Firewall
2 106 (44.92%) Linux
3 90 (38.14%) DNS
4 79 (33.47%) ITIL
5 77 (32.63%) Cisco
6 72 (30.51%) TCP/IP
7 68 (28.81%) Security Cleared
8 64 (27.12%) SC Cleared
9 60 (25.42%) Microsoft
10 59 (25.00%) Internet
11 57 (24.15%) VPN
12 54 (22.88%) Windows
12 54 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 51 (21.61%) HTTP
14 50 (21.19%) WAN
14 50 (21.19%) LAN
15 49 (20.76%) PKI
16 48 (20.34%) Juniper
17 44 (18.64%) IPsec
18 43 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
18 43 (18.22%) Java
18 43 (18.22%) F5
19 42 (17.80%) Cryptography
20 41 (17.37%) Web Services
20 41 (17.37%) CheckPoint
21 40 (16.95%) Load Balancing
22 39 (16.53%) JBoss
22 39 (16.53%) Data Centre
23 37 (15.68%) DHCP
23 37 (15.68%) MPLS

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 39 (16.53%) JBoss
2 25 (10.59%) IIS
3 21 (8.90%) WebSphere
4 17 (7.20%) Apache
5 12 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.66%) OpenStack
7 10 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.81%) nginx
8 9 (3.81%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.39%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.69%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.85%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Drupal
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.39%) ProjectWise
3 2 (0.85%) MS Project
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (47.03%) Firewall
2 90 (38.14%) DNS
3 72 (30.51%) TCP/IP
4 59 (25.00%) Internet
5 57 (24.15%) VPN
6 51 (21.61%) HTTP
7 50 (21.19%) LAN
7 50 (21.19%) WAN
8 44 (18.64%) IPsec
9 37 (15.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (15.68%) DHCP
9 37 (15.68%) MPLS
10 36 (15.25%) NetScaler
11 35 (14.83%) FTP
12 27 (11.44%) Reverse Proxy
13 26 (11.02%) BGP
14 24 (10.17%) Wireless
15 23 (9.75%) LDAP
15 23 (9.75%) Network Security
16 21 (8.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.24%) MySQL
3 10 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.42%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (9.75%) Maven
2 16 (6.78%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.81%) Artifactory
3 9 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.81%) Gradle
3 9 (3.81%) TortoiseSVN
4 6 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.12%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.12%) Introscope
5 5 (2.12%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.27%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 32 (13.56%) Finance
2 8 (3.39%) Publishing
2 8 (3.39%) Retail
3 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (17.80%) Analyst
2 40 (16.95%) Network Engineer
3 31 (13.14%) Developer
4 25 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.47%) Architect
6 19 (8.05%) Web Analyst
7 18 (7.63%) Network Analyst
8 17 (7.20%) Network Security Analyst
8 17 (7.20%) Security Analyst
9 15 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.93%) Security Engineer
11 13 (5.51%) Consultant
12 12 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (5.08%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (4.66%) Security Architect
14 10 (4.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 10 (4.24%) ITIL Consultant
14 10 (4.24%) Technical Leader
14 10 (4.24%) Web Consultant
14 10 (4.24%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.37%) Web Services
2 28 (11.86%) SOAP
3 27 (11.44%) XML
4 21 (8.90%) REST
5 16 (6.78%) JCE
5 16 (6.78%) Middleware
5 16 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (6.36%) 802.1X
7 13 (5.51%) .NET
8 10 (4.24%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (3.81%) Regular Expression
10 8 (3.39%) JDBC
10 8 (3.39%) LAMP
10 8 (3.39%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (3.39%) MCollective
11 7 (2.97%) HTML
11 7 (2.97%) J2EE
11 7 (2.97%) JMS
11 7 (2.97%) JNDI
12 6 (2.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.76%) PKI
2 42 (17.80%) Cryptography
3 39 (16.53%) Data Centre
4 34 (14.41%) Algorithms
5 20 (8.47%) Management Information System
6 19 (8.05%) Clustering
7 17 (7.20%) DataPower
8 16 (6.78%) RSA SecurID
9 11 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
11 9 (3.81%) Client/Server
11 9 (3.81%) Device Driver
11 9 (3.81%) Smart Meter
12 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (2.54%) Driving Licence
14 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
16 1 (0.42%) CMDB
16 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
16 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (44.92%) Linux
2 54 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 54 (22.88%) Windows
3 22 (9.32%) Unix
4 14 (5.93%) AIX
5 11 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.24%) Solaris
7 5 (2.12%) CentOS
8 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.27%) CatOS
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.47%) ITIL
2 40 (16.95%) Load Balancing
3 29 (12.29%) ITSM
4 27 (11.44%) Configuration Management
5 22 (9.32%) Migration
6 19 (8.05%) Change Management
6 19 (8.05%) Project Management
7 18 (7.63%) High Availability
8 17 (7.20%) Integration Testing
9 16 (6.78%) Change Control
9 16 (6.78%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.36%) Information Security
10 15 (6.36%) Service Management
11 14 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.93%) ITIL V3
12 13 (5.51%) Incident Management
12 13 (5.51%) Network Design
12 13 (5.51%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.51%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.22%) Java
2 24 (10.17%) Python
3 20 (8.47%) Perl
4 12 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.08%) SQL
5 11 (4.66%) C#
6 9 (3.81%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.39%) Jython
7 8 (3.39%) Ruby
8 7 (2.97%) Korn
9 6 (2.54%) C++
9 6 (2.54%) PHP
9 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.27%) Tcl
12 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 64 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 43 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (12.71%) Degree
5 22 (9.32%) CCNA
6 16 (6.78%) CCNP
7 7 (2.97%) CCIE
8 5 (2.12%) CCSA
9 4 (1.69%) CCSE
9 4 (1.69%) CCSP
9 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.27%) CISSP
10 3 (1.27%) MCITP
10 3 (1.27%) MCTS
11 2 (0.85%) GCIA
11 2 (0.85%) GCIH
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.42%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) FIPS 140-2
2 8 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.97%) SLA
4 3 (1.27%) COBIT
4 3 (1.27%) COSO
4 3 (1.27%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.63%) UAG
3 9 (3.81%) Firmware
3 9 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (3.39%) qmail
4 8 (3.39%) Squid
5 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.12%) vCloud
6 5 (2.12%) vSphere
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) Nagios
2 15 (6.36%) Puppet
3 11 (4.66%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (4.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (3.81%) SCCM
5 8 (3.39%) Cacti
5 8 (3.39%) collectd
5 8 (3.39%) Ganglia
5 8 (3.39%) Graphite
5 8 (3.39%) logstash
5 8 (3.39%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.97%) CA Wily
7 5 (2.12%) Ansible
8 4 (1.69%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 77 (32.63%) Cisco
2 60 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 48 (20.34%) Juniper
4 43 (18.22%) F5
5 41 (17.37%) CheckPoint
6 29 (12.29%) Blue Coat
7 24 (10.17%) Oracle
8 22 (9.32%) Palo Alto
8 22 (9.32%) VMware
9 21 (8.90%) IBM
9 21 (8.90%) Red Hat
10 18 (7.63%) Citrix
11 14 (5.93%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.81%) Informatica
12 9 (3.81%) IronPort
12 9 (3.81%) Symantec
13 8 (3.39%) Splunk
14 7 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (2.97%) CA
15 6 (2.54%) Intel Security
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