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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.37% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 2.70% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -60.23% +149.85%  

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 51 74 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.50% 12.65% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 57
Median daily rate £319 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 30 March 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 4 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) CA

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 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle