Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 133 134
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.77% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 2.76% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +86.05% -38.57%
10th Percentile £368 £306 £203
90th Percentile £438 £543 £403
England median daily rate £500 £500 £430
% change year-on-year - +16.28% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £32.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -15.63% +116.95% -62.18%

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 349 434 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.09% 14.39% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 281 264
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £132
90th Percentile £550 £500 £485
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £14.20 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% -15.22% +11.67%
10th Percentile £11.38 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £24.14 £42.75 £40.38
England median hourly rate £19.39 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -16.89% +2.27%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
Northamptonshire - 11 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £425 +6.25% 3
Derbyshire +8 1 £400 +23.08%
Leicestershire +8 1 £425 -22.73% 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) Release Management
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) DataPower
3 5 (26.32%) Ansible
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Firmware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (21.05%) Docker
4 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
5 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (15.79%) Confluence
5 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
5 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP

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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.26%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) Multicast
7 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
7 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.26%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) GoCD
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) JNDI
4 1 (5.26%) JSF
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) DataPower
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Release Management
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Runbook
5 1 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Jython
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
4 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
4 1 (5.26%) Graphite
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Riemann
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Ab Initio
3 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Arista
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow