Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 87 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.84% 0.85% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 4.98% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £498 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.16% +13.71% -
10th Percentile £313 £383 £351
90th Percentile £450 £634 £531
East of England median daily rate £425 £523 £470
% change year-on-year -18.66% +11.17% +1.62%
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 289 261 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.14% 17.03% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 113 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.97% +0.60%
10th Percentile £213 £192 £195
90th Percentile £500 £550 £541
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £36.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -54.92% +74.29%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.65 £13.38
90th Percentile £66.81 £30.95 £44.53
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.39% -18.25% +9.60%

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 22 January 2019.

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 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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 - 8 £326 - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £450 -
Watford +5 1 £538 -14.00%
Letchworth - 1 - -
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
1 9 (75.00%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) XSLT
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) DataPower
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Junos
6 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance

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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) OSPF
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) Junos
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) HSRP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) VPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Gatling
1 1 (8.33%) Geb
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
1 1 (8.33%) gulp
1 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Web Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) REST
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) Guice
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) OAuth
6 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
6 1 (8.33%) Ratpack
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 1 (8.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 8 (66.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) BDD
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Microservices
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) OWASP
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) ES6
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Java 8
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) jetNEXUS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds