The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 90 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 5.95% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £348 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £421 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £391
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
SSL
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 168 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.66% 11.42% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 95 105
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.90 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £110.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Leeds +9 6 £388 +0.32% 1
Bradford - - - - 1
SSL
Yorkshire

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) SSH
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) nginx
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) .NET

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (33.33%) nginx
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 3 (16.67%) Jetty
4 3 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) FTP
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SimpleDB
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Development
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Xen
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk