Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.63% 2.29% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 41.67% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Halifax median daily rate £444 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -13.05% +17.65%
10th Percentile £433 £405 £460
90th Percentile £449 £449 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £500
% change year-on-year +6.77% -18.05% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Halifax with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.19% 5.50% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Halifax median daily rate £295 £459 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.73% +7.37% +0.59%
10th Percentile £200 £392 £325
90th Percentile £447 £498 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

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 22 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) DataPower
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Unix

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Portal Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) DataPower
1 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ACF2
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco