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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 158 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 114 84 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.51% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 21
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +54.45%
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
1882 1864 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 19.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 903 719
Median daily rate £375 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 104
Median hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +80.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +7 32 £338 -14.01% 4
Surrey +12 31 £500 +22.69% 5
Berkshire -4 26 £413 +3.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 20 £440 +31.34% 3
West Sussex -20 5 £350 +600.00%
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 106 (45.11%) Linux
2 103 (43.83%) Firewall
3 102 (43.40%) DNS
4 77 (32.77%) ITIL
5 76 (32.34%) Cisco
6 68 (28.94%) Security Cleared
7 66 (28.09%) TCP/IP
8 64 (27.23%) SC Cleared
9 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
10 62 (26.38%) HTTP
11 54 (22.98%) Internet
12 53 (22.55%) LAN
13 52 (22.13%) WAN
14 51 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 51 (21.70%) PKI
15 50 (21.28%) VPN
16 46 (19.57%) Load Balancing
17 45 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
17 45 (19.15%) Windows
17 45 (19.15%) Java
18 44 (18.72%) F5
19 43 (18.30%) Cryptography
19 43 (18.30%) JBoss
19 43 (18.30%) Web Services
19 43 (18.30%) DHCP
19 43 (18.30%) Data Centre
20 42 (17.87%) IPsec
21 40 (17.02%) FTP
21 40 (17.02%) Juniper
22 39 (16.60%) CheckPoint

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 43 (18.30%) JBoss
2 25 (10.64%) IIS
3 22 (9.36%) Apache
4 20 (8.51%) WebSphere
5 17 (7.23%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.81%) OpenStack
7 14 (5.96%) nginx
7 14 (5.96%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.83%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.70%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.83%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.28%) MS Project
3 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (43.83%) Firewall
2 102 (43.40%) DNS
3 66 (28.09%) TCP/IP
4 62 (26.38%) HTTP
5 54 (22.98%) Internet
6 53 (22.55%) LAN
7 52 (22.13%) WAN
8 50 (21.28%) VPN
9 43 (18.30%) DHCP
10 42 (17.87%) IPsec
11 40 (17.02%) FTP
12 39 (16.60%) MPLS
12 39 (16.60%) NetScaler
13 37 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (13.19%) LDAP
15 29 (12.34%) Reverse Proxy
16 25 (10.64%) BGP
17 23 (9.79%) Ethernet
18 21 (8.94%) Network Security
19 20 (8.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.38%) MySQL
2 15 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (8.51%) Maven
2 15 (6.38%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.98%) Artifactory
3 7 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.98%) Gradle
3 7 (2.98%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 5 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.13%) Introscope
4 5 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.28%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Publishing
3 8 (3.40%) Retail
4 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.70%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (18.72%) Network Engineer
2 42 (17.87%) Analyst
3 33 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 30 (12.77%) Developer
5 21 (8.94%) Web Analyst
6 19 (8.09%) Security Engineer
7 17 (7.23%) Architect
8 15 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.38%) Network Analyst
9 14 (5.96%) Network Security Analyst
9 14 (5.96%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.53%) Consultant
10 13 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (5.11%) VMware Support Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (4.26%) ITIL Consultant
12 10 (4.26%) Security Architect
12 10 (4.26%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.30%) Web Services
2 31 (13.19%) SOAP
3 27 (11.49%) XML
4 24 (10.21%) REST
5 17 (7.23%) Middleware
6 15 (6.38%) JCE
6 15 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (5.96%) 802.1X
8 13 (5.53%) .NET
8 13 (5.53%) LAMP
8 13 (5.53%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (5.53%) MCollective
9 10 (4.26%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (3.83%) Regular Expression
11 7 (2.98%) HTML
11 7 (2.98%) JMS
12 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.55%) J2EE
12 6 (2.55%) JDBC
12 6 (2.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.70%) PKI
2 43 (18.30%) Cryptography
2 43 (18.30%) Data Centre
3 37 (15.74%) Algorithms
4 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
5 18 (7.66%) DataPower
6 16 (6.81%) Clustering
7 12 (5.11%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.26%) RSA SecurID
9 9 (3.83%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
9 9 (3.83%) Smart Meter
10 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (2.13%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
15 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
15 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
15 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (45.11%) Linux
2 51 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (19.15%) Windows
4 17 (7.23%) Unix
5 15 (6.38%) AIX
6 12 (5.11%) Solaris
7 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.28%) CatOS
9 2 (0.85%) CentOS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.77%) ITIL
2 46 (19.57%) Load Balancing
3 31 (13.19%) Configuration Management
4 24 (10.21%) ITSM
5 23 (9.79%) Change Management
6 22 (9.36%) High Availability
6 22 (9.36%) Migration
7 21 (8.94%) Project Management
8 17 (7.23%) Data Analysis
8 17 (7.23%) Integration Testing
9 16 (6.81%) Incident Management
9 16 (6.81%) Information Security
10 14 (5.96%) Change Control
10 14 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (5.96%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.53%) Network Design
11 13 (5.53%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.53%) Service Management
12 12 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.15%) Java
2 25 (10.64%) Python
3 23 (9.79%) Perl
4 13 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.11%) SQL
6 11 (4.68%) C#
7 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.98%) Jython
9 6 (2.55%) C++
9 6 (2.55%) Korn
9 6 (2.55%) Tcl
10 5 (2.13%) PHP
10 5 (2.13%) Ruby
10 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (28.94%) Security Cleared
2 64 (27.23%) SC Cleared
3 45 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (14.04%) Degree
5 25 (10.64%) CCNA
6 15 (6.38%) CCNP
7 6 (2.55%) CCIE
7 6 (2.55%) CISSP
8 5 (2.13%) CCSA
8 5 (2.13%) GCIA
8 5 (2.13%) GCIH
8 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.70%) CCSE
9 4 (1.70%) CCSP
9 4 (1.70%) MCTS
10 3 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.28%) MCITP
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.43%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) FIPS 140-2
2 12 (5.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.98%) SLA
4 4 (1.70%) COBIT
4 4 (1.70%) COSO
4 4 (1.70%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (16.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.51%) UAG
3 13 (5.53%) qmail
3 13 (5.53%) Squid
4 5 (2.13%) Firmware
4 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.85%) vCloud
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (8.94%) Nagios
2 20 (8.51%) Puppet
3 13 (5.53%) Cacti
3 13 (5.53%) collectd
3 13 (5.53%) Ganglia
3 13 (5.53%) Graphite
3 13 (5.53%) logstash
3 13 (5.53%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.68%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (4.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.55%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.55%) RSA Security Analytics
5 6 (2.55%) SCCM
6 5 (2.13%) Ansible
6 5 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 76 (32.34%) Cisco
2 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
3 44 (18.72%) F5
4 40 (17.02%) Juniper
5 39 (16.60%) CheckPoint
6 25 (10.64%) VMware
7 24 (10.21%) Blue Coat
8 23 (9.79%) Oracle
9 20 (8.51%) IBM
10 19 (8.09%) Citrix
10 19 (8.09%) Palo Alto
11 18 (7.66%) Red Hat
12 14 (5.96%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.53%) Splunk
14 10 (4.26%) IronPort
15 8 (3.40%) Cyberoam
16 7 (2.98%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (2.98%) Informatica
17 6 (2.55%) CA
18 5 (2.13%) Symantec
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