Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.06% 5.85% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £452 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +8.26% -7.22%
10th Percentile £306 £327 £363
90th Percentile £450 £624 £514
East of England median daily rate £425 £520 £438
% change year-on-year -18.27% +18.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £34.81

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 271 325 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.66% 20.69% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 153 159
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £182 £126 £245
90th Percentile £500 £547 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -13.82% -9.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £12.63
90th Percentile £49.00 £33.15 £44.23
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% -30.56% +20.00%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Hertfordshire

SSL
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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

SSL
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 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -1 7 £326 -
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £450 -
Watford -4 1 £538 -14.00%
Rickmansworth - 1 £220 -
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 8 (72.73%) SOAP
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) DataPower
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
7 1 (9.09%) ES6

SSL
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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) Junos
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Gatling
1 1 (9.09%) Geb
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) gulp
1 1 (9.09%) Spock
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Web Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) REST
1 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) Guice
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 1 (9.09%) Ratpack
6 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 1 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
1 7 (63.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Microservices
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) OWASP
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ES6
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Java 8
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) VMware