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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 1 July 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 163 165 120
Rank change year-on-year +2 -45 +89
Contract jobs citing SSL 32 2 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.063% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 0.70% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 17
10th Percentile £478 £524 £450
25th Percentile £509 £541 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £576 £625
Median % change year-on-year +4.12% -7.80% +8.70%
75th Percentile £638 £606 £636
90th Percentile £728 £620 £687
Central London median daily rate £600 £576 £625
% change year-on-year +4.12% -7.80% +13.64%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 433 286 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.99% 9.03% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 222 190
10th Percentile £313 £326 £213
25th Percentile £413 £413 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £569
90th Percentile £743 £706 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
10th Percentile £24.50 £12.93 £24.12
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £32.24
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £37.63
Median % change year-on-year +52.78% -28.24% +18.50%
75th Percentile £62.75 £37.75 £43.09
90th Percentile £67.55 - £51.14
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +107.50% -46.67% +40.19%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SSL in the City of London

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSL in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SSL in the City of London

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SSL in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SSL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) AWS
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 10 (31.25%) Ansible
6 10 (31.25%) DevOps
6 10 (31.25%) CI/CD
7 9 (28.13%) Terraform
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Bash
7 9 (28.13%) F5
7 9 (28.13%) DNS
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) Perl
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Workflow
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (25.00%) Azure
9 7 (21.88%) Node.js
9 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
9 7 (21.88%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) XSD
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.13%) Jetty
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Azure
3 5 (15.63%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (12.50%) GCP
5 2 (6.25%) Nutanix
6 1 (3.13%) Apigee
6 1 (3.13%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 1 (3.13%) IaaS
6 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.13%) PaaS
6 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) VPN
3 9 (28.13%) DNS
4 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) BGP
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.38%) DWDM
6 3 (9.38%) HTTP
6 3 (9.38%) MPLS
7 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.25%) FTP
7 2 (6.25%) HSRP
7 2 (6.25%) IPsec
7 2 (6.25%) NGFW
7 2 (6.25%) SD-WAN
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.25%) Pentaho
4 2 (6.25%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.13%) Metadata
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) GitLab
4 2 (6.25%) PeopleTools
5 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (3.13%) Postman
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) International Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Apigee Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) GCP Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Node.js
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) SAML
2 6 (18.75%) XSD
3 3 (9.38%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) JWT
4 2 (6.25%) OAuth
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) YAML
5 1 (3.13%) DHTML
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) JDBC
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.13%) XHTML
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) DataPower
5 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CI/CD
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Workflow
3 6 (18.75%) Accounts Receivable
3 6 (18.75%) Cash Management
3 6 (18.75%) Data Matching
4 5 (15.63%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.38%) Agile
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Transfer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Python
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Bash
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (15.63%) Go
6 5 (15.63%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Ansible
2 9 (28.13%) Terraform
3 2 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.13%) Packer
4 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) F5
3 6 (18.75%) Actuate
3 6 (18.75%) Brio
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.25%) Cognizant
6 2 (6.25%) Dynatrace
6 2 (6.25%) Google
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Informatica
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat