Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 February 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 105 123
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 3.60% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -2.74%
10th Percentile £525 £293 £223
90th Percentile £575 £438 £600
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £393
% change year-on-year +1.27% +0.64% +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 277 222 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.26% 12.59% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 119 101
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £189 £225
90th Percentile £588 £515 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +10.29% -6.21% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £52.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.92% +103.92% -10.53%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.28 £14.73
90th Percentile £17.41 £52.17 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.18 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -18.19% -1.18% -29.17%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Edinburgh

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) JPA

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (10.00%) AMQP
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Extranet
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Log4j
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) JDBC
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Talend