Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 104 105
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.88% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Bristol median daily rate £450 £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +24.32% -
10th Percentile £350 £550 £444
90th Percentile £495 £600 £481
South West median daily rate £463 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +32.14% -22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 312 243 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.86% 14.36% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 113
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £242
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +80.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Gitweb
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware