The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.90% - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% - 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £474
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 119 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.25% 17.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 57
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 7 £409 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £330 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Apache
2 21 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 20 (74.07%) Clustering
4 18 (66.67%) Ruby
4 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
4 18 (66.67%) Python
4 18 (66.67%) Perl
4 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (55.56%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) Puppet
6 14 (51.85%) High Availability
6 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
7 13 (48.15%) MySQL
8 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 12 (44.44%) RHCE
8 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
8 12 (44.44%) Salt
9 11 (40.74%) LAMP
9 11 (40.74%) Windows
10 9 (33.33%) DevOps
11 8 (29.63%) Middleware
12 7 (25.93%) Payment Gateway
13 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 21 (77.78%) Apache
1 21 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) FTP
4 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (48.15%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) SOA Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP
3 8 (29.63%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) JMS
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) WSDL
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) XSD
4 3 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Clustering
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) High Availability
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) BPEL
6 3 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) E-business
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Human Resource Management
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 18 (66.67%) Perl
2 18 (66.67%) Python
2 18 (66.67%) Ruby
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 12 (44.44%) Salt
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Skillbase Consulting Ltd
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