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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 168 183 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 79 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 5.03% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 34
Median daily rate £362 £395 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £306 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.51% -2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-61.85% +41.81%
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
1536 1789 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 18.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 965 883
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +55.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +18 29 £345 +1.92% 3
Berkshire -3 13 £350 -20.00% 2
Surrey +25 12 £388 -10.71% 1
West Sussex +17 6 £383 -
Oxfordshire 0 6 £300 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £475 +8.57%
Middlesex 0 2 £425 -5.55%
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 84 (46.67%) Cisco
1 84 (46.67%) Firewall
2 76 (42.22%) TCP/IP
2 76 (42.22%) Linux
3 72 (40.00%) VPN
4 69 (38.33%) Windows
5 48 (26.67%) DNS
5 48 (26.67%) VMware
6 47 (26.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (23.33%) LAN
8 41 (22.78%) CheckPoint
9 40 (22.22%) Internet
10 39 (21.67%) Network Security
11 37 (20.56%) Juniper
12 36 (20.00%) WAN
12 36 (20.00%) IPsec
13 35 (19.44%) Finance
14 33 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (17.78%) ITIL
16 31 (17.22%) Data Centre
17 30 (16.67%) HTTP
17 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 30 (16.67%) Load Balancing
18 29 (16.11%) SNMP
19 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
19 27 (15.00%) Security Cleared
19 27 (15.00%) Bash Shell
19 27 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 26 (14.44%) F5

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 17 (9.44%) IIS
2 15 (8.33%) Apache
3 12 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.78%) JBoss
7 4 (2.22%) CMS
8 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.11%) Drupal
9 2 (1.11%) nginx
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) CICS
10 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS Project
2 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.22%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 84 (46.67%) Firewall
2 76 (42.22%) TCP/IP
3 72 (40.00%) VPN
4 48 (26.67%) DNS
5 42 (23.33%) LAN
6 40 (22.22%) Internet
7 39 (21.67%) Network Security
8 36 (20.00%) IPsec
8 36 (20.00%) WAN
9 32 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (16.67%) HTTP
11 29 (16.11%) SNMP
12 27 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (11.11%) SSH
14 17 (9.44%) SAN
15 16 (8.89%) NetScaler
16 15 (8.33%) LDAP
16 15 (8.33%) Wireless
17 13 (7.22%) FTP
18 12 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) MySQL
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.56%) Redis
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.78%) Maven
3 4 (2.22%) Introscope
3 4 (2.22%) JIRA
4 3 (1.67%) Subversion
5 2 (1.11%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.11%) Gradle
5 2 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.56%) Grunt
6 1 (0.56%) JConsole
6 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.56%) VisualVM
General
1 35 (19.44%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.11%) Marketing
4 10 (5.56%) Electronics
4 10 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.78%) Administrator
3 21 (11.67%) Security Engineer
4 19 (10.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) Analyst
8 13 (7.22%) Consultant
9 11 (6.11%) Build Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Technical Leader
10 10 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
11 9 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.44%) Architect
12 8 (4.44%) Cisco Administrator
12 8 (4.44%) Network Administrator
12 8 (4.44%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) HTML
2 15 (8.33%) SOAP
3 14 (7.78%) Middleware
3 14 (7.78%) Web Services
4 13 (7.22%) 802.1X
4 13 (7.22%) CSS
5 12 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (6.11%) J2EE
6 11 (6.11%) Regular Expression
7 9 (5.00%) JDBC
7 9 (5.00%) JNDI
7 9 (5.00%) REST
8 6 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (2.78%) LAMP
9 5 (2.78%) OAuth
9 5 (2.78%) XML
10 4 (2.22%) SAML
10 4 (2.22%) Spring
11 3 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.44%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (8.89%) Device Driver
4 13 (7.22%) Clustering
5 11 (6.11%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.00%) PKI
7 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.89%) RSA SecurID
8 6 (3.33%) DataPower
8 6 (3.33%) Smart Meter
9 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.78%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.22%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
12 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (42.22%) Linux
2 69 (38.33%) Windows
3 47 (26.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (11.67%) Unix
5 18 (10.00%) CentOS
6 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.78%) Solaris
8 11 (6.11%) AIX
9 10 (5.56%) Windows Server
10 8 (4.44%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.67%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.11%) SUSE
13 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.78%) ITIL
2 30 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 18 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (9.44%) Software Delivery
5 16 (8.89%) Information Security
5 16 (8.89%) Web Filtering
6 15 (8.33%) DevOps
7 14 (7.78%) Service Management
8 13 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.22%) Change Management
8 13 (7.22%) Email Filtering
8 13 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.22%) Network Design
9 12 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.56%) High Availability
11 10 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 18 (10.00%) Python
3 15 (8.33%) Java
4 14 (7.78%) Perl
4 14 (7.78%) SQL
5 13 (7.22%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.56%) Jython
6 10 (5.56%) PHP
7 9 (5.00%) Korn
8 8 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.89%) Ruby
10 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.67%) C
13 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.11%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.11%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.11%) C#
13 2 (1.11%) C++
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.44%) Degree
3 22 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (10.56%) CCNP
5 12 (6.67%) CISSP
6 9 (5.00%) CCVP
7 8 (4.44%) CCSE
7 8 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (3.89%) CCNA
9 4 (2.22%) CCSA
9 4 (2.22%) GCIA
9 4 (2.22%) GCIH
9 4 (2.22%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.22%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.22%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.11%) CISM
10 2 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.22%) COBIT
2 4 (2.22%) COSO
2 4 (2.22%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.22%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.22%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.11%) vCloud
3 19 (10.56%) vSphere
4 18 (10.00%) Firmware
5 17 (9.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.67%) Xen
7 2 (1.11%) Docker
7 2 (1.11%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.11%) Snort
7 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (10.56%) SCCM
2 18 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (6.11%) Puppet
4 9 (5.00%) CA Wily
5 7 (3.89%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.11%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.11%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.11%) Nessus
8 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.56%) Ansible
9 1 (0.56%) Grafana
9 1 (0.56%) SELinux
9 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (46.67%) Cisco
2 48 (26.67%) VMware
3 41 (22.78%) CheckPoint
4 37 (20.56%) Juniper
5 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.44%) F5
7 24 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 22 (12.22%) Blue Coat
9 18 (10.00%) Intel Security
10 16 (8.89%) Palo Alto
11 14 (7.78%) Citrix
12 13 (7.22%) Extreme Networks
12 13 (7.22%) Oracle
13 12 (6.67%) IBM
14 11 (6.11%) Dell
15 10 (5.56%) SAP
16 9 (5.00%) Sourcefire
17 7 (3.89%) GFI Software
17 7 (3.89%) LogRhythm
17 7 (3.89%) Rapid7
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