The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.23% - 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £195 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 - £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +26.00% +14.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 25 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 6.17% 19.84% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 89 171
Median daily rate £195 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £388 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +260.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Cheltenham

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SSL.

1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5