Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 102 116
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 3.68% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 - £385
10th Percentile £425 - £361
90th Percentile £475 - £451
Scotland median daily rate £444 £431 £380
% change year-on-year +2.90% +13.49% +15.15%
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 232 163 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.07% 8.79% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 80 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £139 £209 £263
90th Percentile £568 £501 £488
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £37.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.22% +148.33% -62.50%
10th Percentile £15.80 £16.21 £14.50
90th Percentile £17.41 £52.12 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.63 £28.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -45.65% -25.32% +22.22%

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 20 May 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 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (14.29%) Swagger
4 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) 3ds Max
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Maya
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) AMQP
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Extranet
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ACF2
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Talend