The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 92 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 5.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £363 £338 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +117.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SSL
South East

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +2 5 £363 +20.83%
Staines - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) SSH
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) SSH
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) Toshiba