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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 172 181 186
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 89 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 5.48% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 38
Median daily rate £414 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
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
1481 1714 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.33% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 938 876
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 98
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 27 £351 -19.31% 7
Berkshire -4 22 £363 -19.44% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £400 +3.22% 1
Surrey +11 9 £431 +4.29% 1
Middlesex +6 9 £450 -
Oxfordshire -20 7 £560 +60.00%
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £525 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 88 (47.31%) Firewall
2 87 (46.77%) Linux
3 79 (42.47%) Cisco
4 67 (36.02%) VPN
5 60 (32.26%) Windows
6 52 (27.96%) TCP/IP
7 51 (27.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (26.34%) DNS
8 49 (26.34%) Internet
9 44 (23.66%) CheckPoint
10 42 (22.58%) LAN
11 40 (21.51%) Microsoft
11 40 (21.51%) Finance
12 38 (20.43%) WAN
13 37 (19.89%) ITIL
14 35 (18.82%) VMware
15 34 (18.28%) IPsec
15 34 (18.28%) HTTP
15 34 (18.28%) F5
16 32 (17.20%) Juniper
17 31 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (16.13%) Network Security
18 30 (16.13%) Red Hat
18 30 (16.13%) Java
19 29 (15.59%) Load Balancing
19 29 (15.59%) Data Centre
20 28 (15.05%) PKI
20 28 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (15.05%) Bash Shell
21 27 (14.52%) Security Cleared

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 18 (9.68%) IIS
2 16 (8.60%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.53%) JBoss
4 12 (6.45%) Apache
4 12 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.69%) CMS
8 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.08%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.54%) nginx
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.23%) ProjectWise
3 5 (2.69%) MS Project
3 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 88 (47.31%) Firewall
2 67 (36.02%) VPN
3 52 (27.96%) TCP/IP
4 49 (26.34%) DNS
4 49 (26.34%) Internet
5 42 (22.58%) LAN
6 38 (20.43%) WAN
7 34 (18.28%) HTTP
7 34 (18.28%) IPsec
8 31 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (16.13%) Network Security
10 28 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (10.75%) SNMP
12 19 (10.22%) FTP
13 18 (9.68%) NetScaler
13 18 (9.68%) SSH
14 16 (8.60%) MPLS
15 15 (8.06%) Ethernet
16 14 (7.53%) DHCP
16 14 (7.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.84%) MySQL
4 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (7.53%) Maven
2 9 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (4.30%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 6 (3.23%) Gradle
5 6 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (2.15%) Introscope
7 3 (1.61%) JIRA
7 3 (1.61%) XMLSpy
8 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) JConsole
9 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.54%) VisualVM
General
1 40 (21.51%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.99%) Marketing
4 10 (5.38%) Electronics
4 10 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (21.51%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.83%) Administrator
2 22 (11.83%) Developer
3 18 (9.68%) Architect
4 17 (9.14%) Analyst
4 17 (9.14%) Security Engineer
5 16 (8.60%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) WebSphere Administrator
11 10 (5.38%) Consultant
11 10 (5.38%) Firewall Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Network Analyst
11 10 (5.38%) Technical Leader
12 9 (4.84%) Build Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Network Security Analyst
12 9 (4.84%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) Web Services
2 18 (9.68%) HTML
3 17 (9.14%) Middleware
3 17 (9.14%) SOAP
4 16 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (8.06%) REST
6 14 (7.53%) XML
7 12 (6.45%) 802.1X
8 11 (5.91%) CSS
8 11 (5.91%) JDBC
8 11 (5.91%) Regular Expression
9 10 (5.38%) J2EE
9 10 (5.38%) JNDI
10 8 (4.30%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (4.30%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (3.23%) .NET
11 6 (3.23%) JCE
12 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.69%) JSON
13 4 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.05%) PKI
3 21 (11.29%) Cryptography
4 17 (9.14%) Clustering
5 14 (7.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.99%) Algorithms
7 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (5.91%) Smart Meter
8 9 (4.84%) Device Driver
8 9 (4.84%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (3.23%) DataPower
11 4 (2.15%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
13 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.54%) CMDB
14 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.77%) Linux
2 60 (32.26%) Windows
3 51 (27.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.22%) Unix
5 16 (8.60%) Solaris
6 15 (8.06%) AIX
7 9 (4.84%) CentOS
8 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.23%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.54%) Debian
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.89%) ITIL
2 29 (15.59%) Load Balancing
3 15 (8.06%) Garbage Collection
4 14 (7.53%) Change Management
4 14 (7.53%) DevOps
4 14 (7.53%) Mentoring
5 13 (6.99%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.99%) Email Filtering
5 13 (6.99%) Information Security
5 13 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (6.99%) Network Design
6 12 (6.45%) High Availability
6 12 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 12 (6.45%) ITSM
6 12 (6.45%) Migration
6 12 (6.45%) Project Management
7 11 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (5.91%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (5.91%) Web Filtering
8 10 (5.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.13%) Java
2 28 (15.05%) Bash Shell
3 18 (9.68%) Perl
3 18 (9.68%) Python
4 15 (8.06%) SQL
5 11 (5.91%) Jython
6 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.38%) Korn
6 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.84%) PHP
8 7 (3.76%) C++
9 6 (3.23%) Ruby
10 5 (2.69%) C#
10 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.08%) C
13 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.68%) Degree
5 17 (9.14%) CCNP
6 7 (3.76%) CCNA
6 7 (3.76%) CCSE
6 7 (3.76%) CCVP
6 7 (3.76%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (3.76%) CISSP
7 6 (3.23%) CCSA
8 5 (2.69%) GCIA
8 5 (2.69%) GCIH
9 2 (1.08%) CCIE
9 2 (1.08%) CISM
9 2 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.08%) CRISC
9 2 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CCSP
10 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.69%) COBIT
2 5 (2.69%) COSO
2 5 (2.69%) FIPS 140-2
2 5 (2.69%) SAS 70
3 4 (2.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.38%) Firmware
3 10 (5.38%) vCloud
4 9 (4.84%) vSphere
5 7 (3.76%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.61%) Xen
7 2 (1.08%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.08%) Snort
8 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) CA Wily
1 10 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (5.38%) Puppet
1 10 (5.38%) SCCM
2 7 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.23%) Nexpose
4 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.69%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.61%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.08%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.08%) Nessus
8 1 (0.54%) Ansible
8 1 (0.54%) Cacti
8 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 79 (42.47%) Cisco
2 44 (23.66%) CheckPoint
3 40 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 35 (18.82%) VMware
5 34 (18.28%) F5
6 32 (17.20%) Juniper
7 30 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 23 (12.37%) Blue Coat
9 20 (10.75%) Citrix
10 19 (10.22%) Oracle
11 15 (8.06%) IBM
12 14 (7.53%) Extreme Networks
13 13 (6.99%) Intel Security
13 13 (6.99%) Palo Alto
14 11 (5.91%) Dell
15 10 (5.38%) SAP
16 7 (3.76%) Informatica
16 7 (3.76%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.76%) Symantec
17 6 (3.23%) TippingPoint
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