Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 130 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -44
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 4.02% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 17
Leeds median daily rate - £399 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.12% +42.86%
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
Leeds 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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 373 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.39% 14.41% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 222 289
Leeds median daily rate £428 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +7.33% +11.52%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Leeds

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Leeds

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SSL.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) EAI
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) DataPower
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) MQTT
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) MQTT
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DataPower
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) EAI
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware