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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 162 182 200
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Contract jobs citing SSL 91 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 3.58% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 23
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -19.20%
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
2028 1702 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.39% 18.30% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 741 680
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 111 168
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Surrey +26 28 £416 +14.82% 2
Berkshire +1 21 £400 +33.33% 12
Hampshire -7 21 £320 -10.17% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £355 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £388 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £50 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 86 (51.19%) Cisco
2 82 (48.81%) Firewall
3 79 (47.02%) VPN
4 76 (45.24%) LAN
5 68 (40.48%) WAN
6 63 (37.50%) Juniper
7 59 (35.12%) Windows
8 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
9 55 (32.74%) Microsoft
10 51 (30.36%) Linux
11 50 (29.76%) TCP/IP
12 47 (27.98%) SC Cleared
13 46 (27.38%) Network Security
13 46 (27.38%) CheckPoint
13 46 (27.38%) IPsec
14 44 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (23.21%) ITIL
16 38 (22.62%) DNS
16 38 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
17 36 (21.43%) VMware
18 35 (20.83%) Blue Coat
18 35 (20.83%) F5
19 33 (19.64%) Python
20 31 (18.45%) CCNP
21 30 (17.86%) HTTP
22 29 (17.26%) OSPF
22 29 (17.26%) PKI
23 28 (16.67%) Internet
24 27 (16.07%) McAfee
24 27 (16.07%) Wireless

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (14.29%) IIS
2 19 (11.31%) Apache
3 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.55%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.38%) JBoss
10 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.79%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.19%) nginx
13 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Office
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.38%) Office 365
3 3 (1.79%) Yammer
3 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.19%) SaaS
4 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 82 (48.81%) Firewall
2 79 (47.02%) VPN
3 76 (45.24%) LAN
4 68 (40.48%) WAN
5 50 (29.76%) TCP/IP
6 46 (27.38%) Network Security
6 46 (27.38%) IPsec
7 44 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (22.62%) DNS
9 30 (17.86%) HTTP
10 29 (17.26%) OSPF
11 28 (16.67%) Internet
12 27 (16.07%) Wireless
13 26 (15.48%) SMTP
14 23 (13.69%) WLAN
15 22 (13.10%) LDAP
16 18 (10.71%) SAN
16 18 (10.71%) MPLS
17 16 (9.52%) Ethernet
18 15 (8.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.98%) MySQL
2 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQLite
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Introscope
2 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.79%) RSpec
3 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.19%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.60%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.93%) Finance
3 5 (2.98%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Analyst
2 21 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 20 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 19 (11.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 18 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) Consultant
8 10 (5.95%) Design Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Administrator
9 8 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Network Specialist
11 6 (3.57%) WebSphere Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Developer
11 6 (3.57%) IP Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.12%) HTML
2 15 (8.93%) Web Services
3 10 (5.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.36%) .NET
4 9 (5.36%) Middleware
5 8 (4.76%) J2EE
6 7 (4.17%) XML
7 6 (3.57%) Worklight
8 5 (2.98%) Ajax
8 5 (2.98%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.98%) JSON
8 5 (2.98%) SOAP
9 4 (2.38%) JDBC
9 4 (2.38%) JNDI
10 3 (1.79%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.79%) SAML
10 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.19%) CSS
11 2 (1.19%) JSP
11 2 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) PKI
2 20 (11.90%) SecurID
3 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.17%) Open Source
6 7 (4.17%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.57%) CESG
8 4 (2.38%) Clustering
9 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.79%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) IVR
10 1 (0.60%) EFT
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.12%) Windows
2 51 (30.36%) Linux
3 26 (15.48%) UNIX
4 21 (12.50%) Solaris
5 20 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.57%) CentOS
9 6 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.98%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.98%) Android
10 5 (2.98%) AIX
11 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.79%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.79%) Debian
13 2 (1.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.21%) ITIL
2 23 (13.69%) Validation
3 19 (11.31%) Migration
4 18 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (8.33%) eTOM
5 14 (8.33%) Time Management
6 12 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.55%) Change Management
8 10 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.36%) Demand Forecasting
9 9 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (4.76%) Network Design
10 8 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
11 7 (4.17%) SIEM
12 6 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.57%) Information Security
12 6 (3.57%) Service Management
12 6 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.64%) Python
2 26 (15.48%) Perl
3 23 (13.69%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.90%) C
4 20 (11.90%) SQL
5 18 (10.71%) C++
5 18 (10.71%) Java
5 18 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.93%) PHP
7 11 (6.55%) Jython
8 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.17%) C#
10 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.38%) Ruby
10 4 (2.38%) Korn
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.98%) SC Cleared
3 38 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (18.45%) CCNP
5 24 (14.29%) Degree
6 22 (13.10%) DV Cleared
7 19 (11.31%) CCNA
8 18 (10.71%) CISSP
9 9 (5.36%) CCIP
10 8 (4.76%) CCIE
10 8 (4.76%) CCDP
10 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.76%) MCSE
11 7 (4.17%) CCSE
12 6 (3.57%) CCSA
13 4 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.38%) GCIA
13 4 (2.38%) GCIH
14 3 (1.79%) RHCE
14 3 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.57%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) COBIT
3 4 (2.38%) COSO
4 3 (1.79%) QA
5 2 (1.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.14%) Sendmail
4 9 (5.36%) Firmware
5 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.38%) XenApp
6 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.38%) HDFS
7 3 (1.79%) qmail
7 3 (1.79%) Postfix
7 3 (1.79%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.79%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (1.79%) Snort
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
2 10 (5.95%) Nagios
2 10 (5.95%) SCCM
3 8 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.38%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.38%) Zenoss
4 4 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.79%) SELinux
5 3 (1.79%) Puppet
5 3 (1.79%) OpenView
5 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.19%) Nessus
6 2 (1.19%) Nmap
6 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.60%) Icinga
Vendors
1 86 (51.19%) Cisco
2 63 (37.50%) Juniper
3 55 (32.74%) Microsoft
4 46 (27.38%) CheckPoint
5 36 (21.43%) VMware
6 35 (20.83%) Blue Coat
6 35 (20.83%) F5
7 27 (16.07%) McAfee
8 20 (11.90%) Oracle
9 19 (11.31%) NetApp
10 16 (9.52%) HP
10 16 (9.52%) Fortinet
11 14 (8.33%) Websense
11 14 (8.33%) IBM
11 14 (8.33%) Tufin
11 14 (8.33%) AlgoSec
12 11 (6.55%) CA
13 8 (4.76%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.57%) Adobe
14 6 (3.57%) AppDynamics
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £38.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago