Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing SSL 26 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.40% 2.05% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 5
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £385 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.87% +14.59%
10th Percentile £364 £301 £206
90th Percentile £438 £500 £465
England median daily rate £475 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% -9.72% -10.00%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 406 438 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.16% 13.87% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 280 258
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £140
90th Percentile £527 £500 £538
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.68% -20.40% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.12 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.45 £39.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the East Midlands

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in the East Midlands

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in the East Midlands

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in the East Midlands

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Northamptonshire - 18 £401 - 2
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £413 -8.33% 4
Leicestershire +8 1 £425 -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) Ansible
4 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (26.92%) Confluence
6 6 (23.08%) Docker
6 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (23.08%) Release Management
6 6 (23.08%) IPsec
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (19.23%) Middleware
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (19.23%) IBM
7 5 (19.23%) Firmware
7 5 (19.23%) DataPower
7 5 (19.23%) Kibana
7 5 (19.23%) Graphite
7 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (30.77%) HTTP
4 6 (23.08%) IPsec
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
7 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) BGP
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) DSL
8 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.85%) Firewall
8 1 (3.85%) HSRP
8 1 (3.85%) MPLS
8 1 (3.85%) VRRP
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) GoCD
5 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (11.54%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (7.69%) JDBC
3 2 (7.69%) JNDI
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JSF
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DataPower
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Release Management
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Server Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) High Availability
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.85%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Jython
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Graphite
2 5 (19.23%) Kibana
2 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) collectd
3 3 (11.54%) Grafana
3 3 (11.54%) logstash
3 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
4 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Riemann
5 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 4 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Arista
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow