The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 29 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)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.41% 2.88% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 50.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £443 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +25.83% +14.96%  
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 Halifax with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 5.63% 5.76% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 22
Median daily rate £438 £443 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +18.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £434 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £451 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Halifax

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSL in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SSL.

1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (50.00%) F5

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling