Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 71 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +27
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.03% 1.03% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 5.58% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +51.79%
10th Percentile £240 £299 £300
90th Percentile £430 £450 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £345 £358
% change year-on-year +15.94% -3.50% +10.00%
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 155 197 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.36% 18.45% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 108
Glasgow median daily rate £381 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £135 £184 £133
90th Percentile £550 £450 £460
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £17.32 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +40.24% -63.41%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -43.33%

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SSL.

1 7 (58.33%) Perl
1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
1 7 (58.33%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) ISPF
2 6 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SSH
2 6 (50.00%) Time Management
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) SAS
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) CICS
2 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) REXX
2 6 (50.00%) zOS
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) RACF
2 6 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 6 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management

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 6 (50.00%) CICS
1 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (50.00%) SSH
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Assembler Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) RACF Programmer
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) ISPF
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) zOS
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
1 6 (50.00%) People Management
1 6 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (50.00%) Security Management
1 6 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (50.00%) CLIST
2 6 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (50.00%) REXX
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (50.00%) RACF
1 6 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) zSecure
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Capita