Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 88 108
Rank change year-on-year -39 +20 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 3.87% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.13% +13.97%
10th Percentile £313 £380 £324
90th Percentile £365 £480 £534
South East median daily rate £440 £391 £413
% change year-on-year +12.49% -5.15% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £13.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -65.82% -1.25%

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 325 310 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.09% 18.60% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 197 160
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £162 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £549
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.85 £12.87
90th Percentile £56.63 £40.60 £25.63
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

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 16 January 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 -26 11 £338 -25.00%
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
2 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (90.91%) DataPower
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript 2.0
2 10 (90.91%) API Development
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) EDI
2 10 (90.91%) EAI
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) FTP
2 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 10 (90.91%) XML Schema
2 10 (90.91%) B2B
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) ebXML
2 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (90.91%) webMethods
2 10 (90.91%) Data Security
2 10 (90.91%) RosettaNet
2 10 (90.91%) cXML
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP

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 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) FTP
1 10 (90.91%) HTTP
1 10 (90.91%) Internet
1 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) EAI Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) cXML
1 10 (90.91%) ebXML
1 10 (90.91%) EDI
1 10 (90.91%) WebSphere MQ
1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) XML Schema
2 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) DataPower
1 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
2 10 (90.91%) API Development
2 10 (90.91%) B2B
2 10 (90.91%) Data Security
2 10 (90.91%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript 2.0
2 10 (90.91%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) RosettaNet
2 1 (9.09%) AS 2805
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
1 10 (90.91%) webMethods
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) VMware