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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / South West
Rank 129 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 2.69% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £543 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £419 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.37% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-66.25% +133.78%

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
412 409 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.16% 13.91% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 269 188
Median daily rate £361 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £44.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 6 £560 -
Wiltshire -1 4 £365 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £390 -2.50%
Bristol -3 1 £325 -35.00% 6
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (53.33%) DevOps
4 14 (46.67%) DNS
4 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (43.33%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) HTTP
6 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 11 (36.67%) Wireless
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (36.67%) Open Source
8 10 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (33.33%) Puppet
8 10 (33.33%) Apache
8 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (30.00%) Juniper
9 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 9 (30.00%) WAN
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (33.33%) Apache
1 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) JBoss
3 6 (20.00%) Jetty
3 6 (20.00%) Mongrel
3 6 (20.00%) nginx
4 4 (13.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (16.67%) Route 53
3 5 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (46.67%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) HTTP
3 13 (43.33%) VPN
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) FTP
7 5 (16.67%) IPsec
8 4 (13.33%) BGP
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
8 4 (13.33%) OSPF
8 4 (13.33%) SAN
8 4 (13.33%) SMTP
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Travis CI
3 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (13.33%) Artifactory
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) SonarQube
4 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Protractor
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) J2EE
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) Servlets
3 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Sass
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) CESG
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) CoreOS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps
2 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (36.67%) Open Source
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) SIEM
8 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
9 5 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (16.67%) Security Management
10 4 (13.33%) Data Encryption
10 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (13.33%) Information Security
10 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
10 4 (13.33%) Network Management
10 4 (13.33%) Network Segmentation
10 4 (13.33%) OWASP
10 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) AWK
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Jython
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SANS
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CISMP
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Docker
3 5 (16.67%) Xen
4 4 (13.33%) LXC
4 4 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (13.33%) VirtualBox
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 5 (16.67%) OSSEC
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (13.33%) Terraform
3 4 (13.33%) vRealize
3 4 (13.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Juniper
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) IBM
4 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) Google
4 5 (16.67%) New Relic
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) Aruba
5 4 (13.33%) Brocade
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
5 4 (13.33%) Veritas
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