Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 October 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)
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing SSL 40 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.86% 5.13% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.60% 31.16% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 10
Essex median daily rate £575 £524 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.73% +0.77% +85.71%
10th Percentile £500 £458 £468
90th Percentile £600 £616 £590
East of England median daily rate £425 £520 £438
% change year-on-year -18.27% +18.86% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 177 138 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.10% 16.45% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 83 109
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -10.34%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £210
90th Percentile £600 £588 £509
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Essex median hourly rate £14.08 £14.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -60.56% +21.01%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £25.35
90th Percentile £27.83 £37.20 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year -35.35% -33.56% +16.41%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Essex over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -6 30 £575 +9.73%
Basildon - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for SSL.

1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 38 (95.00%) HTTP
3 36 (90.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (50.00%) DevOps
6 19 (47.50%) Ansible
6 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
7 18 (45.00%) Deployment Automation
8 17 (42.50%) Subversion
8 17 (42.50%) Unix
9 16 (40.00%) Scrum
9 16 (40.00%) TDD
9 16 (40.00%) Kanban
9 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (40.00%) User Stories
10 15 (37.50%) Open Source
10 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
11 14 (35.00%) Java
11 14 (35.00%) Puppet
12 13 (32.50%) J2EE
12 13 (32.50%) Apache
12 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
12 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (32.50%) Strategic Thinking
13 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
13 11 (27.50%) IIS
13 11 (27.50%) Servlets

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (32.50%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) IIS
2 11 (27.50%) nginx
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (22.50%) Jetty
3 9 (22.50%) Mongrel
3 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (22.50%) Google App Engine
2 9 (22.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.50%) GitHub
4 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.50%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) HTTP
2 36 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) IPsec
4 9 (22.50%) FTP
5 3 (7.50%) S/MIME
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (42.50%) Subversion
3 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.50%) Travis CI
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) Ant
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Gatling
6 2 (5.00%) Grunt
6 2 (5.00%) gulp
6 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.00%) Sublime Text
6 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) J2EE
2 11 (27.50%) Servlets
3 9 (22.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) SAML
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware
5 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
7 2 (5.00%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) EJB
7 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) J2SE
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) DevOps
2 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (40.00%) Kanban
4 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) User Stories
5 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 15 (37.50%) Open Source
5 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (32.50%) Strategic Thinking
7 5 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Haskell
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Go
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (22.50%) Xen
2 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) Ansible
2 14 (35.00%) Puppet
3 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (5.00%) Grafana
5 2 (5.00%) Kibana
6 1 (2.50%) Salt
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Google
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) webMethods
4 2 (5.00%) WSO2
5 1 (2.50%) Aruba
5 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL