Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 20 January 2020 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 109 81
Rank change year-on-year +48 -28 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 29 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.38% 0.13% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.83% 1.32% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 3
Glasgow median daily rate £550 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +71.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £413 £575 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £430
Scotland median daily rate £550 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% +10.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 154 152 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.63% 9.84% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 80 87
Glasgow median daily rate £473 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £301 £131 £135
90th Percentile £624 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +4.48% -3.29%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.05 £10.73
90th Percentile £24.25 £42.00 £20.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -7.14%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Glasgow

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Glasgow

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SSL.

1 19 (65.52%) J2EE
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) HTTP
5 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
5 11 (37.93%) DevOps
6 9 (31.03%) IBM
7 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
7 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
7 8 (27.59%) SOAP
7 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 8 (27.59%) MQSeries
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
7 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (27.59%) REST
7 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
8 7 (24.14%) nginx
8 7 (24.14%) Open Source
8 7 (24.14%) Puppet
8 7 (24.14%) Jetty
8 7 (24.14%) Xen
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) DataPower
8 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (24.14%) Google App Engine

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
2 8 (27.59%) MQSeries
3 7 (24.14%) Apache
3 7 (24.14%) IIS
3 7 (24.14%) Jetty
3 7 (24.14%) Mongrel
3 7 (24.14%) nginx
3 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (24.14%) AWS
1 7 (24.14%) GCP
1 7 (24.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
2 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
4 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 7 (24.14%) FTP
4 7 (24.14%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Travis CI
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) IAM Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Identity Management Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) J2EE
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) JSON
3 8 (27.59%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) SOAP
3 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (24.14%) Servlets
5 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 5 (17.24%) WSDL
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) XML Schema
6 4 (13.79%) LDAP
6 4 (13.79%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (24.14%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 5 (17.24%) Kanban
5 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
5 5 (17.24%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Java 8
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (24.14%) Xen
2 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
3 5 (17.24%) Consul
4 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Google
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Okta
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds