Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 68 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing SSL 21 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.62% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 10.18% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £291 £262 £306
90th Percentile £446 £444 £495
Scotland median daily rate £425 £340 £328
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.82% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 150 167 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.60% 15.03% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 90
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -4.41%
10th Percentile £135 £210 £149
90th Percentile £550 £444 £463
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (85.71%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Sybase
2 17 (80.95%) DB2
2 17 (80.95%) IBM
2 17 (80.95%) Shell Script
2 17 (80.95%) Information Security
2 17 (80.95%) PKI
3 16 (76.19%) CA
3 16 (76.19%) Perl
4 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 15 (71.43%) MQSeries
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (71.43%) SAS
4 15 (71.43%) REXX
4 15 (71.43%) zOS
4 15 (71.43%) CICS
4 15 (71.43%) Assembly Language
4 15 (71.43%) Kerberos
4 15 (71.43%) RACF
4 15 (71.43%) JCL
4 15 (71.43%) Middleware
4 15 (71.43%) Mainframe
4 15 (71.43%) ISPF
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (71.43%) SSH
4 15 (71.43%) Security Management
4 15 (71.43%) Project Planning
4 15 (71.43%) Time Management
4 15 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option

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 15 (71.43%) CICS
1 15 (71.43%) MQSeries
1 15 (71.43%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Kerberos
1 15 (71.43%) SSH
2 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Bower
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Grunt
1 1 (4.76%) gulp
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Assembler Programmer
1 6 (28.57%) Mainframe Programmer
1 6 (28.57%) Programmer
1 6 (28.57%) RACF Programmer
1 6 (28.57%) SAS Programmer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Perl Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Tools Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) ISPF
1 15 (71.43%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LESS
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) PKI
2 15 (71.43%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Unix
2 15 (71.43%) zOS
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) Project Planning
2 15 (71.43%) Security Management
2 15 (71.43%) Time Management
3 14 (66.67%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Shell Script
2 16 (76.19%) Perl
3 15 (71.43%) Assembly Language
3 15 (71.43%) CLIST
3 15 (71.43%) JCL
3 15 (71.43%) REXX
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (71.43%) RACF
1 15 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) zSecure
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) IBM
1 17 (80.95%) Sybase
2 16 (76.19%) CA