Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 130 102
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 +19
Contract jobs citing SSL 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.41% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 4.62% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £525 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +47.89% -11.25%
10th Percentile £366 £458 £293
90th Percentile £525 £573 £447
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £340
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00% +3.82%
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 264 260 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 8.94% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 150
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £213 £212 £206
90th Percentile £556 £541 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £31.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% -7.46% +34.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £30.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £25.20 £31.50 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% -25.93% +138.24%

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

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 10 (55.56%) LDAP
3 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (50.00%) Apache
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) DSL
5 8 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Solaris
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 8 (44.44%) Artifactory
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (44.44%) Ansible
5 8 (44.44%) Docker
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) nginx
5 8 (44.44%) Kanban
5 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 8 (44.44%) GitLab
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet
7 6 (33.33%) Patch Management
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Xymon
7 6 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (33.33%) Prometheus

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 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (50.00%) Apache
3 8 (44.44%) nginx
4 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Maya
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Route 53
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) DSL
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 3 (16.67%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (44.44%) Artifactory
2 8 (44.44%) GitLab
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.56%) Introscope
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) UI Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) LDAP
2 4 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XML Messaging
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) DHTML
5 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.56%) Flash
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) OAuth
5 1 (5.56%) SAML
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Solaris
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Kanban
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 6 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (38.89%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Prometheus
3 6 (33.33%) Xymon
4 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Packer
5 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Charles River
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk