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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 116 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 3.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£498 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
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
408 296 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 12.67% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 114 104
Average daily rate £340 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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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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
Shropshire +2 7 £500 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Internet
4 8 (53.33%) CGI
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) Analytics
5 7 (46.67%) SUSE
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
7 4 (26.67%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) Network Management
8 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) CGI
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) XHTML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) e-Health
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (46.67%) SUSE
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) SABSA
4 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) JCL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) ScanSafe
7 1 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Websense
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
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