The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 110 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 8 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.97% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 7.38% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
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£425 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 298 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.24% 13.13% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 173 186
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 28
Average hourly rate £13.25 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
West Yorkshire -10 6 £425 +12.95% 5
North Yorkshire - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) SSH
5 7 (35.00%) nginx
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (35.00%) nginx
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.00%) Jetty
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) SSH
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) FTP
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) CMMI
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Xen
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
2 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat