Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing SSL 39 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.65% 4.97% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.94% 30.83% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 15
Essex median daily rate £575 £540 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +12.50% +1.05%
10th Percentile £406 £310 £353
90th Percentile £600 £600 £581
East of England median daily rate £425 £525 £460
% change year-on-year -19.05% +14.13% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £29.61
East of England median hourly rate - - £34.81

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 170 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.90% 16.11% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 75 113
Essex median daily rate £450 £435 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +33.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £166 £143 £220
90th Percentile £600 £594 £521
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 14
Essex median hourly rate £14.75 £24.00 £34.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.54% -30.05% +15.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.90
90th Percentile £21.23 £40.00 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +18.81%

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

SSL
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -14 29 £575 +4.55%
Basildon - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 35 (89.74%) HTTP
3 33 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) DevOps
6 17 (43.59%) Ansible
6 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
7 16 (41.03%) Unix
7 16 (41.03%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (38.46%) User Stories
8 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (38.46%) Kanban
8 15 (38.46%) TDD
8 15 (38.46%) Subversion
8 15 (38.46%) Scrum
9 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
10 13 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
10 13 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (30.77%) Puppet
11 12 (30.77%) IPsec
11 12 (30.77%) Open Source
11 12 (30.77%) Apache
11 12 (30.77%) Java
11 12 (30.77%) J2EE
11 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
12 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
12 11 (28.21%) IIS
12 11 (28.21%) Servlets

SSL
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 12 (30.77%) Apache
2 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 11 (28.21%) nginx
2 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.08%) Jetty
3 9 (23.08%) Mongrel
3 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (23.08%) Google App Engine
2 9 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) HTTP
2 33 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 12 (30.77%) IPsec
4 10 (25.64%) DHCP
4 10 (25.64%) DNS
5 9 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (7.69%) S/MIME
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) BGP
7 2 (5.13%) HSRP
7 2 (5.13%) NX-OS
7 2 (5.13%) OSPF
7 2 (5.13%) SNMP
7 2 (5.13%) VRRP
7 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 15 (38.46%) Subversion
3 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.95%) Travis CI
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) Ant
6 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.13%) Gatling
6 2 (5.13%) Grunt
6 2 (5.13%) gulp
6 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (5.13%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) Servlets
3 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 5 (12.82%) SAML
5 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
6 3 (7.69%) LDAP
6 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 3 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) EJB
7 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) J2SE
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) DevOps
2 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 16 (41.03%) Deployment Automation
4 15 (38.46%) Kanban
4 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) TDD
4 15 (38.46%) User Stories
5 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 13 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
7 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 12 (30.77%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (10.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (7.69%) Microservices
10 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 2 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) Haskell
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (23.08%) Xen
2 5 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Ansible
2 12 (30.77%) Puppet
3 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.82%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.13%) Grafana
4 2 (5.13%) Kibana
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Google
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) webMethods
5 1 (2.56%) Aruba
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.56%) WSO2