Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 72 47
Rank change year-on-year -20 -25 +35
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.36% 2.32% 6.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 15.45% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 40
Essex median daily rate £411 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.49% +2.38% +20.00%
10th Percentile £405 £344 £425
90th Percentile £418 £666 £618
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £515
% change year-on-year +10.34% -29.61% +32.90%
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 124 110 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.87% 15.01% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 110
Essex median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +50.00%
10th Percentile £300 £208 £175
90th Percentile £550 £660 £599
East of England median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Essex median hourly rate £16.75 £14.30 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.13% -5.92% -52.65%
10th Percentile £14.23 £11.90 £10.46
90th Percentile £18.68 £21.18 £23.91
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.90
% change year-on-year +6.06% -17.09% -46.93%

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

SSL
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) VRRP
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
1 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) WildFly
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware