The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 44 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.04% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 1.45% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
SSL
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.67% 16.24% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £561 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) GLBP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) VRRP
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) GLBP
2 3 (42.86%) HSRP
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) Junos
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Jython
1 2 (28.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCDA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
1 4 (57.14%) Intel
1 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) IBM