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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 176 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 83 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 3.05% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £125.00
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -72.20%
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +10 26 £378 +25.83% 3
Hampshire -21 23 £395 -4.24% 4
Surrey +16 22 £500 +37.93% 4
East Sussex - 7 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £425 +3.03%
Oxfordshire - 1 £288 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Kent - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (48.00%) Windows
2 60 (40.00%) Firewall
3 52 (34.67%) Security Cleared
4 45 (30.00%) VPN
5 41 (27.33%) Cisco
5 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
6 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 40 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 39 (26.00%) Linux
8 36 (24.00%) IIS
8 36 (24.00%) Network Security
8 36 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (22.67%) SQL
10 32 (21.33%) HP
11 30 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (20.00%) DNS
11 30 (20.00%) ITIL
11 30 (20.00%) VMware
11 30 (20.00%) F5
12 29 (19.33%) .NET
13 28 (18.67%) LAN
13 28 (18.67%) PowerShell
14 27 (18.00%) WAN
14 27 (18.00%) Apache
15 25 (16.67%) CCNP
15 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
15 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (16.00%) Internet
16 24 (16.00%) IPsec
16 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (24.00%) IIS
2 27 (18.00%) Apache
3 18 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.67%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (7.33%) WebSphere
6 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.67%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.67%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.00%) nginx
10 2 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.33%) JBoss
10 2 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.00%) IaaS
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.00%) Firewall
2 45 (30.00%) VPN
3 40 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 36 (24.00%) Network Security
5 30 (20.00%) DNS
6 28 (18.67%) LAN
7 27 (18.00%) WAN
8 24 (16.00%) Internet
8 24 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (16.00%) IPsec
9 21 (14.00%) OSPF
10 20 (13.33%) HTTP
11 15 (10.00%) Wireless
12 14 (9.33%) RIP
12 14 (9.33%) HTTPS
13 13 (8.67%) WLAN
14 12 (8.00%) FTP
14 12 (8.00%) SAN
14 12 (8.00%) VLAN
15 11 (7.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) MySQL
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.67%) RSpec
3 5 (3.33%) GCC
3 5 (3.33%) Subversion
4 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.33%) Maven
5 2 (1.33%) JIRA
5 2 (1.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.33%) Introscope
5 2 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Military
4 3 (2.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.33%) Developer
2 14 (9.33%) Analyst
3 13 (8.67%) Administrator
3 13 (8.67%) Security Engineer
4 12 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) BizTalk Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Designer
10 5 (3.33%) Build Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.33%) .NET
2 17 (11.33%) HTML
3 15 (10.00%) XML
4 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.33%) REST
4 11 (7.33%) Web Services
5 10 (6.67%) Middleware
6 8 (5.33%) JMS
6 8 (5.33%) SOAP
7 7 (4.67%) WSDL
7 7 (4.67%) LAMP
8 6 (4.00%) JSP
8 6 (4.00%) Ajax
8 6 (4.00%) JSON
9 4 (2.67%) WCF
9 4 (2.67%) WinForms
9 4 (2.67%) VXML
9 4 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.00%) CSS
10 3 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) PKI
2 13 (8.67%) Clustering
3 12 (8.00%) SecurID
4 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.67%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.00%) CESG
7 6 (4.00%) Open Source
8 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.33%) IVR
9 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.33%) EFT
10 2 (1.33%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.33%) Replication
10 2 (1.33%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.67%) DataPower
11 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.00%) Windows
2 39 (26.00%) Linux
3 36 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.33%) UNIX
6 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.67%) Solaris
9 10 (6.67%) CentOS
10 6 (4.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.33%) Android
11 5 (3.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (3.33%) Windows Phone
11 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.00%) Debian
12 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.00%) AIX
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.00%) ITIL
2 19 (12.67%) Validation
3 16 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (8.00%) eTOM
7 11 (7.33%) Scrum
7 11 (7.33%) UML
8 9 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.33%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.33%) Migration
9 8 (5.33%) SOA
9 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.67%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.67%) SysML
10 7 (4.67%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.67%) SQL
2 28 (18.67%) PowerShell
3 23 (15.33%) Java
4 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.67%) PHP
6 15 (10.00%) C#
7 14 (9.33%) Perl
8 12 (8.00%) C
8 12 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.33%) Python
10 8 (5.33%) C++
11 7 (4.67%) Ruby
12 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.33%) Korn
14 4 (2.67%) VBScript
14 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.33%) Jython
16 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.67%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 52 (34.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 30 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (16.67%) CCNP
5 22 (14.67%) Degree
6 17 (11.33%) DV Cleared
7 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (8.67%) CCNA
8 13 (8.67%) MCSE
9 12 (8.00%) CISSP
10 7 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (4.00%) ISTQB
12 4 (2.67%) CCIE
13 3 (2.00%) CCDP
13 3 (2.00%) CCIP
14 2 (1.33%) MCTS
14 2 (1.33%) MCITP
15 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.33%) Firmware
3 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.00%) Nmap
4 6 (4.00%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.33%) OpenSSH
5 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.00%) Varnish
7 3 (2.00%) vSphere
8 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.33%) vCloud
8 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.67%) Snort
9 1 (0.67%) Samba
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.67%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) SCCM
2 10 (6.67%) Puppet
3 8 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (4.00%) Nagios
5 6 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (4.00%) Nessus
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.00%) OpenView
7 3 (2.00%) Zenoss
7 3 (2.00%) SCOM
7 3 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.33%) WSUS
8 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Cisco
2 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (21.33%) HP
4 30 (20.00%) VMware
4 30 (20.00%) F5
5 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 23 (15.33%) Juniper
7 21 (14.00%) Oracle
8 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
9 15 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 14 (9.33%) Blue Coat
11 12 (8.00%) McAfee
11 12 (8.00%) Tufin
11 12 (8.00%) IBM
11 12 (8.00%) AlgoSec
12 10 (6.67%) NetApp
13 9 (6.00%) Websense
14 7 (4.67%) Software AG
14 7 (4.67%) CA
15 5 (3.33%) Nokia
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