The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 126 127 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 2.71% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £478 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £336 £389
% change year-on-year
+18.95% -13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.96% -35.00%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 369 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 181 256
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol 0 5 £500 +15.94% 2
Gloucestershire +9 3 £400 - 4
Wiltshire -6 1 £400 +33.33%
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) HTTP
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) IPsec
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (23.53%) TACACS
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Linux

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
3 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Junos
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) TACACS
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Telepresence
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) ERP Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
1 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Security Hardening
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) BPEL
4 2 (11.76%) BPMN
4 2 (11.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Jython
2 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.88%) CCDA
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
1 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) logstash
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Juniper
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
2 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
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