The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.69% 0.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £506 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £16.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+154.18% -62.84%
SSL
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 29.33% 14.55% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 16 16
Average daily rate £550 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Warrington

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 14 (87.50%) VPN
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
1 14 (87.50%) DHCP
1 14 (87.50%) SSH
1 14 (87.50%) Network Security
2 13 (81.25%) Palo Alto
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) IPsec
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (56.25%) Change Control
4 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (56.25%) VLAN
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) CCNP
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Information Security
7 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
7 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (31.25%) F5
8 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (12.50%) Nagios
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DHCP
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
1 14 (87.50%) Network Security
1 14 (87.50%) SSH
1 14 (87.50%) VPN
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) IPsec
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Designer
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Control
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) logstash
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Palo Alto
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Fortinet