Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 110 77
Rank change year-on-year +23 -33 -4
Contract jobs citing SSL 20 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.40% 0.42% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 4.58% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 6
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £544 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +25.72% +44.17%
10th Percentile £390 £479 £311
90th Percentile £575 £613 £450
Scotland median daily rate £538 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% +26.87%
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 196 153 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.72% 9.09% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 72
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £339 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.22% -13.97% +16.67%
10th Percentile £300 £122 £131
90th Percentile £575 £507 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -10.45% -63.98%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £29.63 £30.90 £22.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -47.54% -15.28%

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 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SSL.

1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (45.00%) WSDL
2 9 (45.00%) XML Schema
2 9 (45.00%) HTTPS
2 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (45.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (45.00%) JSON
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (45.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) DataPower
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Information Security
5 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (25.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) CA
7 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) IAM Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Identity Management Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) Tivoli Specialist
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Development Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
1 9 (45.00%) JSON
1 9 (45.00%) REST
1 9 (45.00%) SOAP
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (45.00%) WSDL
1 9 (45.00%) XML
1 9 (45.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 5 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) Mitel
3 1 (5.00%) Okta
3 1 (5.00%) Sophos
3 1 (5.00%) Veeam