Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 104 99
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.81% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -23.40% +27.03%
10th Percentile £390 £350 £563
90th Percentile £585 £495 £600
South West median daily rate £388 £463 £408
% change year-on-year -16.22% +13.50% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 293 277 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.72% 14.76% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 172 120
Bristol median daily rate £384 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.23% +6.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £188 £182 £200
90th Percentile £526 £549 £519
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £21.81 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.19% -10.97% -10.91%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.98 £16.44
90th Percentile £45.38 £48.78 £46.38
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £26.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +40.37% -29.14% -3.21%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Bristol

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Bristol

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) IntruShield
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft