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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 116 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing SSL 30 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.21% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.67% 8.05% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 5
Average daily rate £443 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.37% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £389
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £26.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+50.96% +2.97%
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
391 447 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.34% 15.07% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 289 159
Average daily rate £400 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.79 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £78.75 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 23 £443 +88.29% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £263 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
2 23 (56.10%) HTTP
3 22 (53.66%) .NET
4 19 (46.34%) Linux
5 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
5 17 (41.46%) VMware
6 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (36.59%) Firewall
7 15 (36.59%) Java
8 14 (34.15%) IIS
8 14 (34.15%) Internet
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (29.27%) DevOps
10 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
10 12 (29.27%) Unix
11 11 (26.83%) J2EE
11 11 (26.83%) Open Source
11 11 (26.83%) Puppet
12 10 (24.39%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (24.39%) Google App Engine
12 10 (24.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (24.39%) Extranet
12 10 (24.39%) Cisco
12 10 (24.39%) Intranet
12 10 (24.39%) Google
13 9 (21.95%) SQL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Jetty
2 6 (14.63%) nginx
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) CMS
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.44%) PowerExchange
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (24.39%) Google App Engine
2 10 (24.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 23 (56.10%) HTTP
2 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (36.59%) Firewall
4 14 (34.15%) Internet
5 10 (24.39%) Extranet
5 10 (24.39%) Intranet
6 8 (19.51%) DHCP
6 8 (19.51%) FTP
6 8 (19.51%) LAN
7 7 (17.07%) IPsec
7 7 (17.07%) WAN
8 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.20%) BIG-IP
9 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (12.20%) VPN
10 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.44%) SAN
10 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) Redis
5 2 (4.88%) GIS
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) QlikView
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Travis CI
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Log4j
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (2.44%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) J2EE
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) jQuery
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) Servlets
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.32%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
2 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (29.27%) DevOps
3 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
4 11 (26.83%) Open Source
5 8 (19.51%) Web Development
5 8 (19.51%) Web Operations
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Content Management
8 4 (9.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (9.76%) OO
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) CRUD
9 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Network Design
10 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Xen
3 5 (12.20%) Firmware
4 3 (7.32%) Docker
4 3 (7.32%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Cacti
3 5 (12.20%) Nagios
4 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 3 (7.32%) Grafana
4 3 (7.32%) Kibana
4 3 (7.32%) logstash
4 3 (7.32%) Salt
4 3 (7.32%) Uchiwa
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 10 (24.39%) Google
4 8 (19.51%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
6 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.76%) Splunk
8 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
9 2 (4.88%) Ektron
10 1 (2.44%) Axway
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) EMC
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint