Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 73 77
Rank change year-on-year -39 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 1.74% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 18.80% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Glasgow median daily rate £444 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +27.14% -0.71%
10th Percentile £407 £411 £261
90th Percentile £496 £463 £428
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £355
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 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 182 117 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.41% 9.28% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 89
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.97% +2.29%
10th Percentile £208 £160 £185
90th Percentile £493 £463 £438
Scotland median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -15.25% +76.12%
10th Percentile £10.73 £25.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £36.30 £25.00 £40.40
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.41% -17.50% +25.98%

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) CA
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) SSH
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 3 (33.33%) ISPF
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) DataPower
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) RACF
3 3 (33.33%) JCL
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (33.33%) REXX
3 3 (33.33%) zOS
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MQSeries

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 3 (33.33%) CICS
1 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (33.33%) SSH
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IAM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ISPF
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 3 (33.33%) CLIST
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JCL
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) REXX
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
1 3 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) zSecure
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CA
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) Okta