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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 55 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16  
Contract jobs citing SSL 16 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.41% 2.43% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 14.29% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +26.00% +12.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 68 119 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.23% 16.98% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 26 June 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) Unix
2 15 (88.24%) IBM
2 15 (88.24%) Shell Script
3 14 (82.35%) Information Security
4 11 (64.71%) CA
5 10 (58.82%) Finance
6 9 (52.94%) HTTPS
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
7 7 (41.18%) REXX
7 7 (41.18%) zOS
7 7 (41.18%) CICS
7 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) J2EE
7 7 (41.18%) Sybase
7 7 (41.18%) DB2
7 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (41.18%) SAS
7 7 (41.18%) Security Management
7 7 (41.18%) SSH
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (41.18%) PKI
7 7 (41.18%) ISPF
7 7 (41.18%) RACF
7 7 (41.18%) JCL
7 7 (41.18%) Middleware
7 7 (41.18%) Mainframe
7 7 (41.18%) Project Planning

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 7 (41.18%) CICS
1 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
1 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) HTTPS
2 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
2 7 (41.18%) SSH
3 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) TACACS
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Assembler Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) RACF Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) ISPF
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) DataPower
1 7 (41.18%) Mainframe
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) zOS
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
2 7 (41.18%) Security Management
2 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 6 (35.29%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Shell Script
2 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
2 7 (41.18%) CLIST
2 7 (41.18%) JCL
2 7 (41.18%) REXX
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (41.18%) RACF
1 7 (41.18%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) zSecure
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) IBM
2 11 (64.71%) CA
3 7 (41.18%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds