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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 176 192 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 84 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 3.16% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
1844 1615 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.53% 18.07% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 701 612
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SSL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 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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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 +10 27 £385 +8.07% 6
Berkshire +9 22 £400 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £335 - 6
Surrey +14 13 £408 +12.41% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £388 -
West Sussex - 1 £50 - 2
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 (51.81%) Cisco
2 79 (47.59%) Firewall
3 77 (46.39%) LAN
4 70 (42.17%) WAN
4 70 (42.17%) VPN
5 64 (38.55%) Juniper
6 56 (33.73%) Windows
7 55 (33.13%) Linux
8 53 (31.93%) TCP/IP
9 51 (30.72%) Security Cleared
10 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
11 47 (28.31%) IPsec
12 45 (27.11%) CheckPoint
13 44 (26.51%) DNS
14 42 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (24.70%) SC Cleared
16 37 (22.29%) Network Security
16 37 (22.29%) ITIL
17 36 (21.69%) Python
17 36 (21.69%) Blue Coat
18 35 (21.08%) HTTP
19 34 (20.48%) VMware
20 31 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (17.47%) Perl
22 28 (16.87%) SMTP
23 27 (16.27%) UNIX
23 27 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
24 26 (15.66%) F5
24 26 (15.66%) IIS
25 25 (15.06%) Shell Script

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 26 (15.66%) IIS
2 24 (14.46%) Apache
3 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.83%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.01%) MS Exchange
9 5 (3.01%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.01%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.41%) JBoss
10 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.81%) nginx
11 3 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.41%) MS Project
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Office
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.41%) SaaS
2 4 (2.41%) Office 365
3 3 (1.81%) Yammer
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 79 (47.59%) Firewall
2 77 (46.39%) LAN
3 70 (42.17%) VPN
3 70 (42.17%) WAN
4 53 (31.93%) TCP/IP
5 47 (28.31%) IPsec
6 44 (26.51%) DNS
7 42 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (22.29%) Network Security
9 35 (21.08%) HTTP
10 28 (16.87%) SMTP
11 24 (14.46%) LDAP
11 24 (14.46%) OSPF
12 23 (13.86%) Internet
13 20 (12.05%) Wireless
14 19 (11.45%) SAN
15 17 (10.24%) MPLS
15 17 (10.24%) WLAN
16 15 (9.04%) DHCP
16 15 (9.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.81%) DB2
3 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.81%) MySQL
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) SQLite
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Introscope
2 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.81%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.60%) RSpec
5 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (11.45%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.41%) Military
5 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (21.08%) Analyst
2 22 (13.25%) Network Analyst
3 20 (12.05%) Network Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Security Analyst
5 15 (9.04%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Network Security Analyst
6 14 (8.43%) Consultant
7 10 (6.02%) Administrator
8 8 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.22%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Systems Integrator
11 5 (3.01%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (2.41%) Developer
12 4 (2.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) HTML
1 15 (9.04%) Web Services
2 14 (8.43%) Middleware
3 11 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.82%) .NET
4 8 (4.82%) J2EE
5 6 (3.61%) XML
5 6 (3.61%) Worklight
6 5 (3.01%) Ajax
6 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.01%) JSON
6 5 (3.01%) SOAP
6 5 (3.01%) SAML
7 4 (2.41%) JDBC
7 4 (2.41%) JNDI
8 3 (1.81%) ServiceStack
8 3 (1.81%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.20%) WCF
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) PKI
2 21 (12.65%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.64%) SecurID
4 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.61%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.01%) Clustering
8 4 (2.41%) CESG
9 3 (1.81%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) DataPower
10 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.73%) Windows
2 55 (33.13%) Linux
3 27 (16.27%) UNIX
4 22 (13.25%) Solaris
5 16 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.22%) AIX
9 6 (3.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.41%) CentOS
11 4 (2.41%) Android
12 3 (1.81%) Debian
12 3 (1.81%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) ITIL
2 18 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (10.24%) Validation
4 16 (9.64%) Migration
5 14 (8.43%) Time Management
6 12 (7.23%) Open Source
7 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (6.63%) Network Design
8 10 (6.02%) Change Management
8 10 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.02%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.42%) eTOM
9 9 (5.42%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.82%) Garbage Collection
11 7 (4.22%) Information Security
11 7 (4.22%) SIEM
12 6 (3.61%) Change Control
12 6 (3.61%) DevOps
12 6 (3.61%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.69%) Python
2 29 (17.47%) Perl
3 25 (15.06%) Shell Script
4 21 (12.65%) C
5 19 (11.45%) Java
6 18 (10.84%) PHP
6 18 (10.84%) C++
7 16 (9.64%) SQL
7 16 (9.64%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.23%) Jython
9 9 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.22%) C#
11 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.41%) Korn
13 2 (1.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (30.72%) Security Cleared
2 41 (24.70%) SC Cleared
3 31 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (13.86%) CCNP
5 20 (12.05%) Degree
6 17 (10.24%) DV Cleared
7 16 (9.64%) CCNA
8 13 (7.83%) CISSP
9 10 (6.02%) CCSE
10 8 (4.82%) CCSA
11 6 (3.61%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (3.61%) CCIP
12 5 (3.01%) MCSE
12 5 (3.01%) CCIE
12 5 (3.01%) CCDP
12 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.41%) GCIA
13 4 (2.41%) GCIH
14 3 (1.81%) RHCE
14 3 (1.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.41%) COSO
2 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) COBIT
3 3 (1.81%) QA
4 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.23%) Sendmail
4 7 (4.22%) Firmware
5 5 (3.01%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.01%) XenApp
5 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.01%) Shibboleth
5 5 (3.01%) HDFS
6 4 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.81%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (1.81%) qmail
7 3 (1.81%) Postfix
7 3 (1.81%) Snort
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Nagios
1 12 (7.23%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (7.23%) MAILsweeper
2 9 (5.42%) TrustSec
3 8 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (4.22%) SCCM
5 5 (3.01%) Zenoss
6 4 (2.41%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.41%) Puppet
6 4 (2.41%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.81%) Ansible
7 3 (1.81%) SELinux
7 3 (1.81%) OpenView
7 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.60%) Icinga
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 86 (51.81%) Cisco
2 64 (38.55%) Juniper
3 49 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 45 (27.11%) CheckPoint
5 36 (21.69%) Blue Coat
6 34 (20.48%) VMware
7 26 (15.66%) F5
8 24 (14.46%) McAfee
9 22 (13.25%) Oracle
10 19 (11.45%) NetApp
11 16 (9.64%) IBM
12 14 (8.43%) Websense
13 11 (6.63%) Fortinet
13 11 (6.63%) HP
14 9 (5.42%) CA
14 9 (5.42%) Tufin
14 9 (5.42%) AlgoSec
15 7 (4.22%) Citrix
16 6 (3.61%) Adobe
16 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
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