The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 122 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.42% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 2.74% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
SSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
426 328 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.77% 15.30% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 156 144
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -1 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) LDAP
2 7 (70.00%) CA
2 7 (70.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) Private Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Private Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) SUSE
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
1 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CA
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
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