The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 41 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.98% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 5.13% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £438 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -11.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +58.00%
SSL
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.18% 12.98% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 44
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the South Wales region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the South Wales region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SSL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cardiff - 9 £438 - 1
Newport -4 1 - -
SSL
Wales

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Xen
4 5 (41.67%) Google
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
4 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon CloudWatch

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Jetty
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
2 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Web Design
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Fluentd
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Marathon
2 3 (25.00%) Mesos
2 3 (25.00%) Piwik
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat