Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 130 92
Rank change year-on-year +32 -38 +24
Contract jobs citing SSL 20 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 0.27% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 2.20% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -20.45% +3.53%
10th Percentile £369 £328 £380
90th Percentile £464 £550 £456
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -10.53% +17.36% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.35 - -

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 224 273 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.39% 12.23% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 129 150
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £300 £144 £245
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.34 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +7.67%

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 October 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 +25 19 £425 +21.43%
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 8 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 8 (40.00%) SNMP
3 8 (40.00%) Firmware
3 8 (40.00%) SCCM
3 8 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (35.00%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (35.00%) Telepresence
4 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) Network Management
4 7 (35.00%) Aruba
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) CCNP
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco

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 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 8 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (40.00%) SNMP
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) IPsec
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) Telepresence
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) HTTP
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Introscope
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (10.00%) OpenID
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) JNDI
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
1 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Network Management
2 7 (35.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Jython
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNP
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) F5
2 7 (35.00%) Aruba
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
2 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Percona
6 1 (5.00%) VMware