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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Wales
Rank 60 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.96% 1.00% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 5.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £420 £378 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -29.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
104 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.72% 19.23% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 72
Median daily rate £363 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
West Wales - 4 £420 -
South Wales +9 2 - -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) L2TP
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow