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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 131 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 1.66% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £460 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +36.00%
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
477 302 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.87% 11.95% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 148 227
Median daily rate £388 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 27
Median hourly rate £39.20 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire - 7 £456 -
Birmingham -7 3 £250 - 6
Coventry - 1 £450 - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Unix
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) Apache
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
5 12 (34.29%) IIS
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
8 8 (22.86%) FishEye
8 8 (22.86%) Bitbucket
8 8 (22.86%) Open Source
8 8 (22.86%) Confluence
8 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
8 8 (22.86%) JIRA
8 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (22.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (22.86%) GoCD
8 8 (22.86%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) VPN
9 7 (20.00%) Internet

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) IIS
3 8 (22.86%) Confluence
4 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) MindAlign
6 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) nginx
7 1 (2.86%) SAS
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) Internet
3 7 (20.00%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) IMAP
4 6 (17.14%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (17.14%) SMTP
5 5 (14.29%) HTTP
5 5 (14.29%) SSH
6 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP
6 4 (11.43%) S/MIME
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) BGP
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.71%) IPsec
8 2 (5.71%) L2TP
8 2 (5.71%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (22.86%) Bitbucket
2 8 (22.86%) FishEye
2 8 (22.86%) GoCD
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 8 (22.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Gatling
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) gulp
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Sublime Text
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) German Language
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Information Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) SAML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Play Framework
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
4 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) EJB
5 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) J2SE
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Arduino
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Home Automation
3 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.86%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Unix
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 2 (5.71%) SUSE
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.86%) Open Source
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Line Management
7 3 (8.57%) Microservices
7 3 (8.57%) Presales
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security
8 2 (5.71%) Internal Audit
8 2 (5.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (5.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Scala
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Haskell
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) LPIC
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Sendmail
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) Firmware
4 3 (8.57%) Docker
5 1 (2.86%) vCloud
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.71%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.86%) Grafana
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) F5
3 6 (17.14%) Proofpoint
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) FireEye
7 2 (5.71%) GFI Software
7 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.71%) Rapid7
7 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) TippingPoint
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