Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 102 124
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.99% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 7.45% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.89% -11.25% -4.19%
10th Percentile £458 £293 £221
90th Percentile £573 £447 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £340 £328
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.82% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 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 279 282 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.47% 13.36% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 150 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +108.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.10 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

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 24 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SSL.

1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) React
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (15.38%) DataPower

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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) npm
2 1 (7.69%) Route 53
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Log4j
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) React
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) JDBC
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) DataPower
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Release Automation
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM