The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 March 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% 2.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.31% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -60.23% +149.85%  

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 Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 16 30 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 15.53% 20.00% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 16
Median daily rate £360 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.15 £25.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.40% +57.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £35.00 £43.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Chester

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Chester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft