Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 127 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -43 +34
Contract jobs citing SSL 8 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.19% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 1.17% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.01% +24.94% +3.53%
10th Percentile £367 £549 £348
90th Percentile £467 £550 £469
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £409
% change year-on-year -15.00% +22.25% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 201 341 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.19% 16.22% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 175 166
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £246
90th Percentile £518 £550 £528
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.00 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.87% -30.00% -11.11%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Buckinghamshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Milton Keynes +13 6 £444 -19.33% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) OAuth
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Demandware

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) iPaaS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) OAuth
1 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (25.00%) OpenID
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) DC/OS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) API Design
2 2 (25.00%) API Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) ATG
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Demandware
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) hybris
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Percona