Period
to 16 August 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 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)
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 57 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing SSL 49 51 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.97% 5.86% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.99% 35.66% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 1
Essex median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -3.15%
10th Percentile £450 £443 £475
90th Percentile £660 £619 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £524 £388
% change year-on-year -18.89% +35.23% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 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 169 143 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.16% 16.42% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 90 89
Essex median daily rate £475 £472 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +57.37% -18.64%
10th Percentile £160 £174 £219
90th Percentile £600 £600 £425
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Essex median hourly rate £14.60 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -61.11% +15.20%
10th Percentile £14.12 £10.40 £20.85
90th Percentile £22.12 £24.80 £42.69
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.43% -49.39% +27.29%

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

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Essex over the 6 months to 16 August 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 August 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 +1 37 £575 +5.80% 7
Basildon - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Essex region with a requirement for SSL.

1 48 (97.96%) HTTP
2 47 (95.92%) Linux
3 46 (93.88%) TCP/IP
4 38 (77.55%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (57.14%) DevOps
6 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
7 25 (51.02%) Deployment Automation
8 24 (48.98%) Open Source
8 24 (48.98%) Configuration Management
9 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
10 22 (44.90%) Puppet
11 21 (42.86%) Ansible
12 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
12 20 (40.82%) Subversion
13 19 (38.78%) TDD
13 19 (38.78%) Scrum
13 19 (38.78%) Kanban
14 18 (36.73%) User Stories
14 18 (36.73%) Unix
15 17 (34.69%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
17 15 (30.61%) Java
18 14 (28.57%) J2EE
18 14 (28.57%) Apache
19 13 (26.53%) Strategic Thinking
19 13 (26.53%) Self-Motivation
20 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
20 12 (24.49%) IIS

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 14 (28.57%) Apache
2 12 (24.49%) IIS
3 10 (20.41%) Jetty
3 10 (20.41%) Mongrel
3 10 (20.41%) nginx
3 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
3 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.20%) JBoss
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (20.41%) Google App Engine
2 10 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.16%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) G Suite
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) HTTP
2 46 (93.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.45%) DHCP
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
3 11 (22.45%) IPsec
4 10 (20.41%) FTP
5 2 (4.08%) S/MIME
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
2 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.82%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) Travis CI
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (24.49%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (22.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Web Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) J2EE
2 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 10 (20.41%) Servlets
3 5 (10.20%) SAML
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) XML Messaging
5 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Unix
3 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (57.14%) DevOps
3 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (51.02%) Deployment Automation
4 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
5 24 (48.98%) Configuration Management
5 24 (48.98%) Open Source
6 19 (38.78%) Kanban
6 19 (38.78%) Scrum
6 19 (38.78%) TDD
7 18 (36.73%) User Stories
8 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
9 13 (26.53%) Strategic Thinking
10 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (10.20%) Coaching
11 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.20%) SOA
12 4 (8.16%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) C
4 4 (8.16%) Go
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.41%) Xen
2 6 (12.24%) Docker
3 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Puppet
2 21 (42.86%) Ansible
3 17 (34.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.20%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.08%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Google
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) WSO2
4 2 (4.08%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Aruba
5 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL