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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / South West
Rank 118 140 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing SSL 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.10% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 0.76% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Median daily rate £378 £467 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +16.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £680 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
339 396 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.18% 13.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 249 216
Median daily rate £368 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.46 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Bristol - 4 £588 - 4
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £365 -
Dorset - 2 £363 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 13 (56.52%) VPN
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) Wireless
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (39.13%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 9 (39.13%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) Network Security
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (30.43%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) HTTP
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Python
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Network Management
7 6 (26.09%) SIEM
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto

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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (21.74%) Route 53
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) VPN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Wireless
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) Network Security
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (26.09%) HTTP
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 4 (17.39%) SMTP
8 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 1 (4.35%) ATM
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
9 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
1 4 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) EMC VNX
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) CentOS
5 4 (17.39%) CoreOS
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Network Management
3 6 (26.09%) SIEM
4 5 (21.74%) Auto-Scaling
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (17.39%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Data Encryption
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) AWK
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Jython
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) SANS
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CISMP
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Docker
3 4 (17.39%) LXC
3 4 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
2 5 (21.74%) OSSEC
3 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) Terraform
3 4 (17.39%) vRealize
3 4 (17.39%) Zenoss
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
4 5 (21.74%) New Relic
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) Brocade
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) Veritas
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
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