The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Suffolk region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 44 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.75% 1.31% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 6.90% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£375 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +58.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.31% 18.95% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 38
Average daily rate £375 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SSL
East of England

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Ipswich - 2 £375 - 1
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OpenSSO
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) X.509
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JAAS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenSSO
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock