Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 98 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.32% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.37% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Bristol median daily rate £413 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £413 £429
90th Percentile £496 £600 £555
South West median daily rate £448 £475 £488
% change year-on-year -5.79% -2.56% +21.88%
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 275 211 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.64% 13.11% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 135 151
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £159 £228 £215
90th Percentile £570 £589 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £16.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.50 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SSL.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Gitweb
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) WebPagetest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opsview
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle