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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 124 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.71% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 5.74% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
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£450 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
351 366 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.44% 12.39% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 218 163
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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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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 - 5 £463 - 2
Gloucestershire -22 4 £450 +20.00% 4
Wiltshire 0 3 £300 -37.50%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) HTTP
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 11 (40.74%) IPsec
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 10 (37.04%) OSPF
6 10 (37.04%) BGP
6 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
7 9 (33.33%) Puppet
8 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) Open Source
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (11.11%) DevOps
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (11.11%) IPv4
10 3 (11.11%) Apache
10 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
10 3 (11.11%) Java
10 3 (11.11%) Windows

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) HTTP
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 11 (40.74%) IPsec
4 10 (37.04%) OSPF
4 10 (37.04%) BGP
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) IPv4
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.70%) Multicast
8 1 (3.70%) Telnet
8 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Web Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
2 2 (7.41%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Jython
2 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Varnish
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Nmap
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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ANSON MCCADE
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