The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 66 76 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 3.53% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
SSL
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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
102 85 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.90% 10.84% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 39
Average daily rate £350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
South Wales -1 4 £353 -11.87%
West Wales - 1 £425 -
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SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (62.50%) nginx
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Jetty
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) Servlets
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Xen
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Hudson
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (50.00%) MSBuild

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) Jetty
1 5 (62.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
2 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Jython
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Xen
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) SELinux
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat