Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 127 134
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -17
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 4.94% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 16
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -13.68% -8.21%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.12 £29.00 £33.04
% change year-on-year -13.38% -12.23% -8.22%

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 312 405 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.21% 14.23% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 223 257
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -16.18%
10th Percentile £144 £128 £148
90th Percentile £475 £500 £529
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.33 £17.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +23.24% -2.07%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.85 £10.96
90th Percentile £37.63 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +18.75% +10.80% -27.80%

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 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 August 2019. 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
Leicestershire +4 2 - -
Northamptonshire +14 1 £400 -2.44%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £500 +25.00% 3
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SLA

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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) RIP
2 2 (33.33%) TACACS
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CGI
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) Server Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCSA
1 2 (33.33%) CCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Gluster
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (16.67%) Varnish
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) MIIS
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Sysdig
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2