Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 148 138
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing SSL 27 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 2.00% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 29
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +4.83% -19.44%
10th Percentile £150 £288 £297
90th Percentile £474 £638 £482
South East median daily rate £425 £440 £405
% change year-on-year -3.46% +8.76% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.20 - -

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 787 749 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.21% 18.50% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 313 483
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £213 £248 £251
90th Percentile £550 £600 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 43 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -25.00% -42.40%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.75 £42.45 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.34% -30.00% +11.11%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 15 £325 -4.41% 1
Bracknell -1 7 - - 1
Slough -11 1 £305 -
Newbury - 1 £210 - 1
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 10 (37.04%) Python
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) CentOS
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) Skype
5 6 (22.22%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) HTTP
5 6 (22.22%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (18.52%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) SMTP
6 5 (18.52%) FTP
6 5 (18.52%) HTML

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Apigee
1 5 (18.52%) IaaS
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (18.52%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) Route 53
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) G Suite
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) Skype
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) FTP
3 5 (18.52%) SMTP
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
4 4 (14.81%) OSPF
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) PBX
5 3 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) HTML Developer
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) React
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) SignalR
3 5 (18.52%) WebSockets
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) Regular Expression
5 2 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) IDoc
6 1 (3.70%) OAuth
6 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) DataPower
5 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Fedora
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Conversational UI
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (18.52%) Sentiment Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) Speech Recognition
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) R
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCDA
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) CCVP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) GIAC
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) SANS
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Btrfs
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Consul
1 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
5 3 (11.11%) Avaya
5 3 (11.11%) Nortel
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) IronPort
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Ariba
7 1 (3.70%) Concur
7 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) hybris
7 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.70%) Tufin