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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 187 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SSL 88 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 3.58% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 24
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£425 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -18.03%
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
1815 1846 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.85% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 877 746
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 101 103
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 26 £388 +11.51% 2
Berkshire +3 26 £450 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire -4 15 £350 -12.50% 3
Surrey -7 11 £415 -17.10% 5
Kent - 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £413 +25.00%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 100 (58.82%) Firewall
2 99 (58.24%) VPN
3 97 (57.06%) Cisco
4 68 (40.00%) WAN
5 62 (36.47%) Juniper
6 57 (33.53%) Linux
7 55 (32.35%) LAN
8 50 (29.41%) Windows
9 49 (28.82%) CheckPoint
9 49 (28.82%) IPsec
10 46 (27.06%) HTTP
11 45 (26.47%) TCP/IP
12 44 (25.88%) ITIL
13 43 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (22.94%) Data Centre
15 38 (22.35%) Security Cleared
16 37 (21.76%) DNS
17 36 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
18 35 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (20.59%) Blue Coat
19 34 (20.00%) VMware
19 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 33 (19.41%) F5
21 32 (18.82%) Load Balancing
21 32 (18.82%) CCNP
21 32 (18.82%) Python
22 31 (18.24%) Finance
23 30 (17.65%) Network Security
24 29 (17.06%) PKI

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (13.53%) Apache
2 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 20 (11.76%) IIS
3 18 (10.59%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.94%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.18%) nginx
9 2 (1.18%) JBoss
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.76%) MS Project
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.71%) SaaS
2 8 (4.71%) SoftLayer
2 8 (4.71%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (58.82%) Firewall
2 99 (58.24%) VPN
3 68 (40.00%) WAN
4 55 (32.35%) LAN
5 49 (28.82%) IPsec
6 46 (27.06%) HTTP
7 45 (26.47%) TCP/IP
8 37 (21.76%) DNS
9 36 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (17.65%) Network Security
12 25 (14.71%) SAN
13 23 (13.53%) OSPF
13 23 (13.53%) LDAP
14 22 (12.94%) BGP
14 22 (12.94%) Wireless
15 20 (11.76%) SSH
15 20 (11.76%) MPLS
15 20 (11.76%) SMTP
16 19 (11.18%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.65%) DB2
2 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.76%) Grunt
2 3 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (1.76%) JSHint
2 3 (1.76%) Bower
2 3 (1.76%) Maven
2 3 (1.76%) Selenium
2 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.76%) webpack
2 3 (1.76%) gulp
2 3 (1.76%) QUnit
3 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.59%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.12%) Banking
4 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.35%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) Military
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (25.29%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.29%) Consultant
3 23 (13.53%) Analyst
4 14 (8.24%) Network Analyst
4 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) Developer
6 10 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.29%) Network Support
7 9 (5.29%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.71%) Administrator
8 8 (4.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Data Centre Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Architect
11 5 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.29%) Middleware
2 17 (10.00%) Web Services
3 14 (8.24%) 802.1X
4 12 (7.06%) SOAP
4 12 (7.06%) JMS
5 11 (6.47%) HTML
5 11 (6.47%) REST
5 11 (6.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (5.29%) .NET
7 8 (4.71%) Spring
7 8 (4.71%) Grails
7 8 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (3.53%) SAML
9 5 (2.94%) J2EE
9 5 (2.94%) CSS
9 5 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (2.35%) CSS3
10 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.35%) JSF
10 4 (2.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.94%) Data Centre
2 29 (17.06%) PKI
3 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.41%) Cryptography
5 13 (7.65%) DataPower
5 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.47%) Clustering
6 11 (6.47%) SecurID
7 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.71%) Statistics
9 7 (4.12%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.76%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.76%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.18%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.53%) Linux
2 50 (29.41%) Windows
3 22 (12.94%) UNIX
3 22 (12.94%) Solaris
4 13 (7.65%) AIX
5 10 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.76%) CentOS
10 3 (1.76%) Debian
10 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.18%) Android
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.88%) ITIL
2 32 (18.82%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.12%) Migration
4 23 (13.53%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (8.82%) Network Architecture
6 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.65%) Project Management
6 13 (7.65%) DevOps
7 12 (7.06%) Network Design
8 11 (6.47%) Information Security
8 11 (6.47%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.47%) Strategic Planning
8 11 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (6.47%) Analytics
9 10 (5.88%) Computer Security
9 10 (5.88%) Open Source
9 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.29%) Change Control
10 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.82%) Python
2 18 (10.59%) Java
2 18 (10.59%) Perl
3 15 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 15 (8.82%) C++
4 12 (7.06%) C
5 11 (6.47%) PHP
5 11 (6.47%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.29%) Ruby
6 9 (5.29%) SQL
6 9 (5.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.53%) C#
7 6 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.94%) Jython
9 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.76%) Korn
11 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (22.35%) Security Cleared
3 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 32 (18.82%) CCNP
5 26 (15.29%) CCNA
6 24 (14.12%) CCSE
7 21 (12.35%) CCSA
8 19 (11.18%) CISSP
9 17 (10.00%) CCDP
9 17 (10.00%) CCSP
9 17 (10.00%) Degree
10 10 (5.88%) CCIE
11 8 (4.71%) IBM Certification
11 8 (4.71%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.12%) CCIP
13 6 (3.53%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.35%) CCDE
15 3 (1.76%) GCIA
15 3 (1.76%) GCIH
15 3 (1.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (6.47%) HIPAA
2 8 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.53%) QA
4 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.76%) COBIT
4 3 (1.76%) COSO
5 2 (1.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.82%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.53%) Sendmail
5 5 (2.94%) XenApp
5 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.94%) Shibboleth
5 5 (2.94%) HDFS
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.76%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.76%) qmail
6 3 (1.76%) Postfix
7 2 (1.18%) Snort
7 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.59%) vCloud
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (9.41%) Nagios
2 11 (6.47%) Puppet
2 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.71%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.53%) MIMEsweeper
4 6 (3.53%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (2.94%) Zenoss
6 4 (2.35%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.76%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.76%) SELinux
8 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.18%) Ansible
8 2 (1.18%) Nessus
8 2 (1.18%) SCCM
8 2 (1.18%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (57.06%) Cisco
2 62 (36.47%) Juniper
3 49 (28.82%) CheckPoint
4 35 (20.59%) Blue Coat
5 34 (20.00%) VMware
5 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 33 (19.41%) F5
7 24 (14.12%) Oracle
7 24 (14.12%) McAfee
8 21 (12.35%) Nokia
9 20 (11.76%) IBM
10 17 (10.00%) IronPort
11 16 (9.41%) Fortinet
12 14 (8.24%) Tufin
13 13 (7.65%) TippingPoint
13 13 (7.65%) Splunk
14 12 (7.06%) Websense
15 8 (4.71%) NetApp
16 7 (4.12%) Citrix
17 5 (2.94%) Sun
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