The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Wales
Rank 49 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.10% 0.90% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 5.50% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £423 £378 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -29.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.37% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 109 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.14% 16.27% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 56
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
South Wales +20 7 £425 +11.84%
West Wales - 6 £420 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
4 6 (42.86%) Ansible
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Terraform
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) DSL
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Ant
5 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
5 5 (35.71%) Sonatype
5 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) Rundeck
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Jetty
3 3 (21.43%) Mongrel
3 3 (21.43%) nginx
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
2 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) IPsec
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DSL
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Broadband
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (14.29%) L2TP
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) PPP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Ant
2 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
2 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
2 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Terraform
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Rundeck
3 4 (28.57%) Marathon
3 4 (28.57%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Fluentd
4 1 (7.14%) Grafana
4 1 (7.14%) Kibana
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
1 5 (35.71%) Sonatype
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow