Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 166 139
Rank change year-on-year +26 -27 -15
Contract jobs citing SSL 32 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 1.53% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 22
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +17.24% -14.71%
10th Percentile £150 £288 £270
90th Percentile £625 £638 £401
South East median daily rate £425 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -4.52% +11.28% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.35 - £13.50

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 793 782 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.16% 19.24% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 329 434
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £225 £241 £225
90th Percentile £553 £600 £535
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -34.35% -47.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.16% -22.50% -30.77%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 0 16 £325 -9.72% 1
Bracknell - 11 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £325 -
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Python
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 12 (37.50%) Node.js
5 12 (37.50%) SOAP
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) CentOS
6 11 (34.38%) Analytics
7 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (31.25%) HTML5
7 10 (31.25%) Skype for Business
7 10 (31.25%) JSON
7 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) XML
7 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Speech Recognition
8 9 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (28.13%) jQuery
8 9 (28.13%) Natural Language Processing
8 9 (28.13%) WebSockets
8 9 (28.13%) PaaS
8 9 (28.13%) RESTful
8 9 (28.13%) Mobile Application Development

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 10 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) Apigee
2 9 (28.13%) IaaS
2 9 (28.13%) PaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.25%) Route 53
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) G Suite
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Skype
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) VPN
4 6 (18.75%) HTTP
5 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) FTP
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.50%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.38%) MPLS
7 3 (9.38%) SMTP
7 3 (9.38%) SSH
7 3 (9.38%) WAN
8 2 (6.25%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) OpenVPN
8 2 (6.25%) OSPF
8 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) HTML Developer
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Azure Developer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Node.js
1 12 (37.50%) SOAP
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) HTML5
2 10 (31.25%) JSON
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
3 9 (28.13%) jQuery
3 9 (28.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (28.13%) React
3 9 (28.13%) RESTful
3 9 (28.13%) SignalR
3 9 (28.13%) WebSockets
4 8 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) Kafka
6 2 (6.25%) OAuth
6 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
6 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (34.38%) CentOS
5 4 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Fedora
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 9 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (28.13%) Conversational UI
3 9 (28.13%) Data Analytics
3 9 (28.13%) Machine Learning
3 9 (28.13%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (28.13%) Sentiment Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Speech Recognition
4 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Microservices
7 2 (6.25%) API Development
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) R
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCDA
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCVP
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) OSCP
3 1 (3.13%) SANS
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Btrfs
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Consul
1 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) ServiceNow
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.25%) IronPort
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Concur
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.13%) hybris
7 1 (3.13%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.13%) Qualys
7 1 (3.13%) Tufin
7 1 (3.13%) VMware