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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 18 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.33% 4.30% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 44.44% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -64.32% +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 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 12 9 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 16.00% 9.68% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £338 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +72.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £443 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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

SSL
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SSL.

1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Sterling

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Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Sterling