Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 103 107
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.38% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 4.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £353
90th Percentile £475 £550 £451
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £355
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 229 192 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.88% 8.12% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 132
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £132 £210 £263
90th Percentile £535 £475 £480
Scotland median daily rate £324 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -11.96% +5.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £26.75 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.62% +99.70% -66.51%
10th Percentile £9.00 £22.18 £11.97
90th Percentile £11.00 £30.73 £15.14
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% -20.00% +71.31%

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 19 August 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 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
3 4 (36.36%) Ansible
3 4 (36.36%) Docker
3 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 4 (36.36%) GitLab
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) DSL
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) nginx
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Xymon

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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) nginx
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Maya
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DSL
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
2 4 (36.36%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) Introscope
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) UI Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) DHTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SAML
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Swagger
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) REXX
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) ACF2
2 1 (9.09%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (27.27%) Prometheus
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Xymon
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) VMware