The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +42 +12  
Contract jobs citing SSL 53 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.50% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 2.83% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 7
Median daily rate £515 £494 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £449 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £539 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.31% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 377 353 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 14.27% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 194 193
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £261 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +86.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +13 19 £550 +25.71%
Hertfordshire - 19 £405 -
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £515 - 3
Norfolk 0 2 £525 -4.54% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £438 -
Suffolk -1 1 - -
SSL
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 59 (85.51%) TCP/IP
2 57 (82.61%) Linux
3 38 (55.07%) Apache
3 38 (55.07%) HTTP
4 36 (52.17%) Python
5 34 (49.28%) Configuration Management
5 34 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (47.83%) DevOps
6 33 (47.83%) Perl
7 32 (46.38%) Puppet
8 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (42.03%) Software Engineering
9 29 (42.03%) SOA
10 27 (39.13%) TDD
10 27 (39.13%) Firewall
11 26 (37.68%) Scrum
11 26 (37.68%) Java
11 26 (37.68%) Kanban
12 25 (36.23%) Jenkins
12 25 (36.23%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (36.23%) Docker
13 24 (34.78%) Tomcat
13 24 (34.78%) Middleware
14 23 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
16 21 (30.43%) Open Source
16 21 (30.43%) Oracle
17 20 (28.99%) J2EE
17 20 (28.99%) DNS
17 20 (28.99%) Clustering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 38 (55.07%) Apache
2 24 (34.78%) Tomcat
3 18 (26.09%) JBoss
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
5 7 (10.14%) IIS
6 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.35%) Jetty
8 3 (4.35%) Mongrel
8 3 (4.35%) nginx
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) IaaS
1 10 (14.49%) PaaS
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) TCP/IP
2 38 (55.07%) HTTP
3 27 (39.13%) Firewall
4 20 (28.99%) DNS
5 9 (13.04%) FTP
6 8 (11.59%) LDAP
7 7 (10.14%) IPsec
8 5 (7.25%) Internet
9 4 (5.80%) DHCP
9 4 (5.80%) LAN
9 4 (5.80%) Network Security
9 4 (5.80%) VPN
10 3 (4.35%) BGP
10 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
10 3 (4.35%) IMAP
10 3 (4.35%) MPLS
10 3 (4.35%) OSPF
10 3 (4.35%) SMTP
10 3 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.29%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Jenkins
2 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.39%) Subversion
4 7 (10.14%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 1 (1.45%) CMake
7 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Avionics
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (10.14%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (4.35%) SOA Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) C Developer
6 2 (2.90%) C Programmer
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded C Programmer
6 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Middleware
2 20 (28.99%) J2EE
3 18 (26.09%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (20.29%) .NET
5 11 (15.94%) LAMP
6 10 (14.49%) JSON
6 10 (14.49%) Node.js
6 10 (14.49%) REST
7 3 (4.35%) JMS
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (4.35%) Servlets
7 3 (4.35%) SOAP
7 3 (4.35%) WSDL
7 3 (4.35%) XML
7 3 (4.35%) XSD
7 3 (4.35%) XSLT
8 2 (2.90%) Ajax
8 2 (2.90%) HTML
8 2 (2.90%) Spring
8 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Clustering
2 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 57 (82.61%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (15.94%) Windows
4 10 (14.49%) CoreOS
4 10 (14.49%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.25%) Unix
6 3 (4.35%) AIX
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Fedora
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Configuration Management
1 34 (49.28%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (47.83%) DevOps
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.03%) SOA
4 29 (42.03%) Software Engineering
5 27 (39.13%) TDD
6 26 (37.68%) Kanban
6 26 (37.68%) Scrum
7 23 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (30.43%) Open Source
9 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
10 16 (23.19%) Coaching
11 15 (21.74%) Microservices
12 14 (20.29%) High Availability
13 11 (15.94%) API Design
14 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
14 10 (14.49%) User Stories
15 8 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
16 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Python
2 33 (47.83%) Perl
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) Bash Shell
4 19 (27.54%) C
4 19 (27.54%) Ruby
5 13 (18.84%) SQL
6 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.70%) C#
8 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.25%) VB
9 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) RHCE
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Docker
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Puppet
2 25 (36.23%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.39%) Salt
4 6 (8.70%) Ansible
5 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) WSO2
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) Google
6 3 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.45%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
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