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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 197 196 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 68 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 2.81% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 25
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£400 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% +16.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £41.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +33.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+58.00% -21.25%
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
1770 1706 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.53% 18.59% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 745 671
Average daily rate £360 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 95 132
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Hampshire +5 23 £393 +13.36% 2
Berkshire +4 16 £450 +50.00% 1
Surrey +6 9 £410 -18.00% 2
Oxfordshire -13 8 £318 -20.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £400 +21.21%
Kent -5 3 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (56.21%) Firewall
2 85 (55.56%) Cisco
3 76 (49.67%) VPN
4 71 (46.41%) WAN
5 66 (43.14%) Juniper
6 65 (42.48%) LAN
7 55 (35.95%) Windows
8 54 (35.29%) Linux
9 51 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 47 (30.72%) CheckPoint
11 41 (26.80%) IPsec
12 40 (26.14%) DNS
12 40 (26.14%) ITIL
13 38 (24.84%) Blue Coat
14 37 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (22.88%) HTTP
16 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
18 32 (20.92%) Data Centre
19 31 (20.26%) Microsoft
19 31 (20.26%) Python
20 30 (19.61%) Network Security
21 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
22 28 (18.30%) Finance
22 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
23 27 (17.65%) VMware
24 25 (16.34%) UNIX
25 24 (15.69%) IIS
25 24 (15.69%) CCNP
26 23 (15.03%) McAfee

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.69%) IIS
2 19 (12.42%) Apache
3 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.54%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.27%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.96%) nginx
9 3 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.31%) JBoss
10 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.96%) MS Project
4 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.23%) SaaS
3 4 (2.61%) Office 365
4 3 (1.96%) SoftLayer
4 3 (1.96%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (1.96%) Yammer
5 2 (1.31%) PaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (56.21%) Firewall
2 76 (49.67%) VPN
3 71 (46.41%) WAN
4 65 (42.48%) LAN
5 51 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 41 (26.80%) IPsec
7 40 (26.14%) DNS
8 37 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (22.88%) HTTP
10 30 (19.61%) Network Security
11 22 (14.38%) SMTP
11 22 (14.38%) OSPF
12 21 (13.73%) BGP
13 20 (13.07%) LDAP
14 19 (12.42%) EIGRP
14 19 (12.42%) MPLS
15 18 (11.76%) SAN
15 18 (11.76%) Ethernet
16 16 (10.46%) Internet
16 16 (10.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.58%) DB2
2 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQLite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.61%) Introscope
4 3 (1.96%) Maven
4 3 (1.96%) Selenium
4 3 (1.96%) Grunt
4 3 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.96%) JSHint
4 3 (1.96%) Bower
4 3 (1.96%) Gerrit
4 3 (1.96%) QUnit
4 3 (1.96%) webpack
4 3 (1.96%) gulp
5 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.58%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Analyst
3 19 (12.42%) Consultant
4 17 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 14 (9.15%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Administrator
6 9 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) Architect
9 6 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (2.61%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Network Consultant
11 4 (2.61%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.80%) Middleware
2 14 (9.15%) Web Services
3 13 (8.50%) 802.1X
4 12 (7.84%) HTML
5 8 (5.23%) .NET
5 8 (5.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.92%) J2EE
6 6 (3.92%) SOAP
7 5 (3.27%) CSS
7 5 (3.27%) SAML
7 5 (3.27%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.27%) REST
8 4 (2.61%) CSS3
8 4 (2.61%) JSON
8 4 (2.61%) JNDI
8 4 (2.61%) Ajax
8 4 (2.61%) JMS
8 4 (2.61%) JDBC
8 4 (2.61%) HTML5
9 3 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.38%) PKI
3 13 (8.50%) SecurID
4 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.23%) Clustering
7 7 (4.58%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.61%) DataPower
9 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.96%) Statistics
9 3 (1.96%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.96%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.31%) NHS
10 2 (1.31%) CESG
10 2 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.95%) Windows
2 54 (35.29%) Linux
3 25 (16.34%) UNIX
4 21 (13.73%) Solaris
5 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.88%) AIX
8 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.96%) Android
11 3 (1.96%) CentOS
11 3 (1.96%) Debian
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.14%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Load Balancing
3 17 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (10.46%) Migration
5 11 (7.19%) Network Design
6 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.54%) Project Management
6 10 (6.54%) Open Source
7 9 (5.88%) Service Management
7 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.88%) Information Security
7 9 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.23%) DevOps
8 8 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (5.23%) Garbage Collection
8 8 (5.23%) Validation
8 8 (5.23%) Time Management
9 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) Python
2 21 (13.73%) Perl
3 17 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 16 (10.46%) C
4 16 (10.46%) C++
4 16 (10.46%) Java
5 12 (7.84%) PHP
5 12 (7.84%) SQL
6 10 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.58%) C#
7 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.92%) Jython
9 4 (2.61%) Ruby
9 4 (2.61%) Korn
9 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (15.69%) CCNP
5 19 (12.42%) CCNA
6 17 (11.11%) CCSE
7 15 (9.80%) Degree
8 14 (9.15%) CCSA
9 12 (7.84%) CISSP
10 11 (7.19%) DV Cleared
11 10 (6.54%) CCDP
11 10 (6.54%) CCIE
11 10 (6.54%) CCSP
12 7 (4.58%) CCIP
13 6 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.61%) IBM Certification
14 4 (2.61%) CCDE
15 3 (1.96%) GCIA
15 3 (1.96%) GCIH
15 3 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.61%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.96%) COBIT
3 3 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.96%) COSO
4 2 (1.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 8 (5.23%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.27%) XenApp
5 5 (3.27%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.27%) Shibboleth
5 5 (3.27%) HDFS
6 3 (1.96%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (1.96%) Firmware
6 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.96%) qmail
6 3 (1.96%) Postfix
7 2 (1.31%) Snort
7 2 (1.31%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) Nagios
2 9 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 9 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (3.92%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.27%) Zenoss
5 4 (2.61%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.61%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.96%) Ansible
6 3 (1.96%) SELinux
6 3 (1.96%) SCCM
6 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.96%) Nessus
7 2 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.65%) Nmap
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (55.56%) Cisco
2 66 (43.14%) Juniper
3 47 (30.72%) CheckPoint
4 38 (24.84%) Blue Coat
5 31 (20.26%) Microsoft
6 27 (17.65%) VMware
7 23 (15.03%) McAfee
7 23 (15.03%) F5
8 21 (13.73%) Oracle
9 13 (8.50%) IBM
9 13 (8.50%) Websense
10 12 (7.84%) NetApp
10 12 (7.84%) Nokia
11 8 (5.23%) Splunk
11 8 (5.23%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.58%) Tufin
12 7 (4.58%) Citrix
13 6 (3.92%) TippingPoint
14 5 (3.27%) AppSense
14 5 (3.27%) Sun
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