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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 98 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 21 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.24% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.98% 10.98% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 6
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £325 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £125.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -65.20%
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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
351 255 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.41% 11.28% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 146 100
Average daily rate £365 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 24
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.40 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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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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 -4 19 £375 +25.00% 6
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
3 17 (48.57%) HTTP
4 16 (45.71%) DNS
5 14 (40.00%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) Web Services
6 13 (37.14%) PHP
7 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
8 10 (28.57%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) Client/Server
8 10 (28.57%) DHCP
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) Ruby
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) C++
10 8 (22.86%) Python
10 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
11 7 (20.00%) Node.js
11 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (20.00%) MySQL
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle
11 7 (20.00%) Apache
11 7 (20.00%) ITIL
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) Node.js
1 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.14%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) Jetty
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) CMS400.NET
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.43%) Route 53
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
4 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (48.57%) HTTP
3 16 (45.71%) DNS
4 10 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
6 5 (14.29%) Firewall
6 5 (14.29%) IPsec
7 3 (8.57%) FTP
7 3 (8.57%) Network Security
8 2 (5.71%) VPLS
8 2 (5.71%) SSH
8 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) OSPF
8 2 (5.71%) SAN
8 2 (5.71%) BGP
8 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) Redis
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.71%) SimpleDB
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Web Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall Support
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
3 3 (8.57%) Servlets
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) POSIX
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Life Science
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) DevOps
2 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
8 4 (11.43%) Network Design
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 3 (8.57%) Kanban
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
3 8 (22.86%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Scala
4 5 (14.29%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) C
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCSE
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDP
2 2 (5.71%) CISSP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) VCP5
2 2 (5.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) HIPAA
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Xen
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Salt
2 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Imperva
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Ektron
5 1 (2.86%) Percona
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft